Salt Lake Community Action

Kids today are less likely to become pregnant or die, but more likely to live in poverty

The new Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation — the 25th — finds a mixed bag of progress and lost ground when it comes to childhood wellbeing. Read more »

July 22, 2014


12-year-old girl gives back by translating for Spanish speakers

Head Start alumnus Sarah Ortega, 12, gives back by translating for Spanish-speaking families who take part in Salt Lake Community Action Program's health screenings.... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2013

1 comment

2 Salt Lake County food pantries shuttered

Two food pantries in Salt Lake County have been closed in recent weeks with one closure being blamed on the federal sequestration. Read more »

March 29, 2013


Women and children hurt most by eviction

Eviction is a problem that disproportionately affects America's poor, especially poor women with children. It is so common in urban poor neighborhoods that in some... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2013


  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
to comment

DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.
About comments