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Contact Lawmakers to Support Evidence-based Home Visiting Programs

03 February 2015
 Here is a simple email form to help you email lawmakers about funding evidence-based home visiting. You can also fill out the form in full-screen version here.

Support for New Parents

02 February 2015
In 2013, the Utah Department of Health interviewed Utah mothers who had experienced poor birth outcomes such as preterm birth, stillbirth, or infant death. Several women mentioned the importance of a support network. As one mother said, "I would love…

A Two-Generation Approach to End Poverty in Utah

26 January 2015
Children who grow up in poverty are more likely to be poor as adults, while those who grow up in more affluent families are more likely to be affluent later in life. There is considerable evidence that children and parents…

A Two-Generation Approach to Fighting Poverty in Utah

23 December 2014
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Position Available: President and CEO for Voices for Utah Children

08 December 2014
The Position: The incoming President will succeed Karen Crompton, who has led the organization for 13 years. Karen's successor will inherit an organization with a sterling reputation, a skilled staff, a connected and engaged board and solid financial footing. Position…

How Healthy Utah Would Benefit Taxpayers and the Utah Economy

19 November 2014
  Click here for a simple form to help you email your local lawmakers. Governor Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan is a three-year pilot program that would help 111,000 low-income Utahns to get private health insurance coverage, including 57,000 adults in…

How Healthy Utah Would Benefit Low-income Families

19 November 2014
Click here for a simple form to help you email your local lawmakers. Governor Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan is a three-year pilot program that would help 111,000 low-income Utahns to get private health insurance coverage, including 57,000 adults in the…

Ask your legislators to support Healthy Utah

18 November 2014
Here is a simple email form to help you email your legislators about the Healthy Utah plan: (Also available at this link:  Healthy Utah Legislative Email Form)

The Healthy Utah Plan

05 November 2014
Voices for Utah Children is one of many Utah organizations participating in the Cover the Gap Coalition.  We support a Utah-based solution to provide better access to affordable, high-quality health insurance for all Utahns, such as the governor's Healthy Utah plan.…

Let's Make Utah Laws Child-Friendly

27 October 2014
Utah's State Legislature gathers annually during the months of January to March. Many state laws and fiscal decisions have a direct effect on the well-being of Utah children. Become informed and get involved by communicating with your state senator, representative,…