Ditch the phones and enjoy nature with the YMCA! Elissa Kobrin, Director of Camping describes overnight camps in which councilors focus on safety and inclusiveness. Truly be themselves in safe enviorment.
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The Lowell Bennion Community Service Center is looking for leaders! Celebrating 30 years of operation dedicated to the recruitment and training of students in community service. Morgan Bryne reveals top projects and provides information on how the community can also engage in making a difference.
The Road Home is an organization with the mission to help people step out of homelessness and back into the community. The program provides emergency shelter and housing services. Ex Dir. Matt Minkevitch describes joining forces with community partners to provide resources during the affordable housing crisis.
Worldwide the in-demand careers of tomorrow are in science, technology, engineering and math. An shortage of qualified STEM professionals in the United States sparks action by lawmakers and non-profits alike. Created to increase STEM funding and resource opportunities the STEM Foundation is discussed by Director Allison Spencer.
House Bill 96, the Utah School Readiness Initiative benefits 4,000 kids through high quality preschool programs. United Way CEO Bill Crim touches on the impact of HB96 as well a other services aimed to make a positive impact on the 137,000 low income students in the region.
How do donations improve society How do they impact the community and benefit the lives of people The Sorenson Impact Center uses an all encompassing approach to analyze investments and policy to help boost performance of social impact projects discussed by Fraser Nelson.
Mammograms are not as accurate as one might expect. A characteristic many women carry plays a factor into how reliable a mammogram can be. Learn about dense tissue and what lawmakers are doing as discussed by Rep. LaVar Christensen. Later Christensen later discuses HB 366, a measure aimed at combating the Opioid crisis.
Karen Cronin, Mayor of Perry City UT discusses the balance of preserving rural farming areas while developing urban residential areas. With a population boom the city strives to safeguard historically traditional farms and culture.
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Interview recorded 10/2017
With 124 years of service, the Neighborhood House provides support services on a sliding scale to the communities of Utah. This year the Popular Grove location is ready for a new facility. Rep. Sandra Hollins announces a new fundraising effort. Hollins elaborates on the topic of preventing homelessness through affordable housing .