Salt Lake Community Action Salt Lake Community Action en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:49:23 MST Newspapers Child nutrition advocates say few parents aware of free summer meals program More Utah kids who eat free or reduced meals during the school year are not eating free meals once school is out. Child... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:07:06 MDT Social services advocates urge lawmakers to restore earmarked revenues Social services advocates called on Utah lawmakers Friday to restore earmarked revenues to the state's general fund to... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:44:49 MST Utah's 'toolbox' addresses homelessness 'very well,' Labor secretary says Following a tour of Palmer Court, a permanent, supportive apartment complex serving formerly homeless individuals and... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:50:00 MST Photos: West Valley police, volunteers wrap gifts for low-income kids The West Valley City Police Department's Giving Tree program will provide gifts for 164 children from 53 low-income verified... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:40:55 MST My view: Head Start programs work but need changes Head Start’s comprehensive, two-generational approach helps children be socially and academically prepared for... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT 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... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:05:00 MDT 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... Sat, 03 Aug 2013 20:13:25 MDT 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... Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:05:27 MDT 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... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 23:05:00 MST John Florez: Involve the poor in fighting poverty ... Sat, 10 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST Utah lost more than 2,100 nonprofits, charities since 2009 Nonprofits in Utah dropped by 38 percent to 3,568 since 2009 as many are struggling to find finances. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:56:56 MDT Alliance for a Better Utah hires communcations director The Alliance for a Better Utah has hired Isaac Holyoak as communications director. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:33:25 MDT United Way welcomes new board members and announces Executive Committee Effective July 1, United Way of Salt Lake welcomed 11 new members to its board of directors, now composed of 49 leaders. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 20:25:33 MDT State technology chief ousted over health data breach The state's executive director of technology services, Stephen Fletcher, has been terminated over the data breach that... Tue, 15 May 2012 15:55:32 MDT Medicaid breach draws anger and more words of warning Computer hackers accessed a state server where the personal information of hundreds of thousands of individuals was being... Wed, 02 May 2012 20:31:40 MDT Tenants evicted from South Salt Lake storage units Storage units have become makeshift residences in the Salt Lake Valley, a search warrant has revealed. Last month, South Salt... Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:03:44 MDT Charities hoping for onslaught of generosity as Christmas nears With Christmas about two weeks away, some local charities are experiencing a drop in holiday giving as the economic downturn... Sun, 11 Dec 2011 16:49:31 MST State drafting a waiver to provide health insurance benefits in exchange for community service Community service in exchange for health insurance? It's an idea that the Utah Department of Health is exploring to allow an... Thu, 17 Nov 2011 18:30:47 MST Rally: Most homeowners who experience foreclosure are 'victims' By Amanda Verzello Wed, 20 Apr 2011 22:23:54 MDT Utah developing plan to tame Medicaid A menacing monster threatens Utah's long-term economic stability. Its name is Medicaid, and Sen. Dan Liljenquist is leading a... Fri, 03 Dec 2010 23:53:08 MST Education is key in helping low-income children move beyond poor He looks tough with his shorts sagging low, wearing a hooded sweatshirt decorated with drawings of human skulls, but it... Sun, 28 Nov 2010 21:54:23 MST Obituary: RUSSELL, JAMES