Salt Lake Community Action http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Salt Lake Community Action en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:03:53 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Kids today are less likely to become pregnant or die, but more likely to live in poverty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607311/Kids-today-are-less-likely-to-become-pregnant-or-die-but-more-likely-to-live-in-poverty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607311/Kids-today-are-less-likely-to-become-pregnant-or-die-but-more-likely-to-live-in-poverty.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584066/12-year-old-girl-gives-back-by-translating-for-Spanish-speakers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584066/12-year-old-girl-gives-back-by-translating-for-Spanish-speakers.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577074/2-Salt-Lake-County-food-pantries-shuttered.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577074/2-Salt-Lake-County-food-pantries-shuttered.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623267/Women-and-children-hurt-most-by-eviction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623267/Women-and-children-hurt-most-by-eviction.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615220/Involve-the-poor-in-fighting-poverty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615220/Involve-the-poor-in-fighting-poverty.html ... Sat, 10 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST Utah lost more than 2,100 nonprofits, charities since 2009 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562837/Utah-lost-more-than-2100-nonprofits-charities-since-2009.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562837/Utah-lost-more-than-2100-nonprofits-charities-since-2009.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562750/Alliance-for-a-Better-Utah-hires-communcations-director.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562750/Alliance-for-a-Better-Utah-hires-communcations-director.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558896/United-Way-welcomes-new-board-members-and-announces-Executive-Committee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558896/United-Way-welcomes-new-board-members-and-announces-Executive-Committee.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555862/State-technology-chief-ousted-over-health-data-breach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555862/State-technology-chief-ousted-over-health-data-breach.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555113/Medicaid-breach-draws-anger-and-more-words-of-warning.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555113/Medicaid-breach-draws-anger-and-more-words-of-warning.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554831/Tenants-evicted-from-South-Salt-Lake-storage-units.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554831/Tenants-evicted-from-South-Salt-Lake-storage-units.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395663/Charities-hoping-for-onslaught-of-generosity-as-Christmas-nears.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395663/Charities-hoping-for-onslaught-of-generosity-as-Christmas-nears.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394543/State-drafting-a-waiver-to-provide-health-insurance-benefits-in-exchange-for-community-service.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394543/State-drafting-a-waiver-to-provide-health-insurance-benefits-in-exchange-for-community-service.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700128924/Rally-Most-homeowners-who-experience-foreclosure-are-victims.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700128924/Rally-Most-homeowners-who-experience-foreclosure-are-victims.html By Amanda Verzello Wed, 20 Apr 2011 22:23:54 MDT Utah developing plan to tame Medicaid http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088264/Utah-developing-plan-to-tame-Medicaid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088264/Utah-developing-plan-to-tame-Medicaid.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086484/Education-is-key-in-helping-low-income-children-move-beyond-poor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086484/Education-is-key-in-helping-low-income-children-move-beyond-poor.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567702/Obituary-RUSSELL-JAMES.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567702/Obituary-RUSSELL-JAMES.html