New Publications

Utah Ranks Seventh Overall in Child Well-Being, but Falls Near the Bottom (41st) For Children Without Health Insurance

17 June 2019
Utah ranked seventh among states for overall child well-being, according to the 30th edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Among the four domains, Utah ranked highest in family and community, landing…

2019 Utah State of Children's Coverage Report, 100% Kids: Giving All Kids the Opportunity to Thrive

24 May 2019
Report: 2019 UTAH STATE OF CHILDREN’S COVERAGE REPORT 100% Kids: Giving All Kids the Opportunity to Thrive Executive Summary Health insurance coverage provides children with the foundation they need to be healthy and thrive. When children have health insurance, they…

Utah Children's Budget Report 2019

19 February 2019
Children’s Budget Report Finds Utah's Education Budget Fell Last Year, Even Before Accounting for Enrollment Growth Voices for Utah Children, the state’s leading children’s policy advocacy organization, released its biennial Children’s Budget Report on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the…

Healthy Moms = Healthy Kids

14 February 2019
For Printable Version Maternal Mental Health Support Flyer For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the work is not done. The children of 30…

2018 Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah

20 September 2018
For over two decades, Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah has served as the go-to resource for data on the well-being of  kids in Utah. This year’s report brings new data on safe communities and offers our most comprehensive and…

Utah KIDS COUNT Data Links Publication, February 2018

08 February 2018
A Tale of Four Cities: A demographic Look at Ogden, Provo, St. George, and Salt Lake City. This Data Link compares four of Utahs major cities. Gathering and analyzing data is the first step in making informed policy decisions. Using…

Utah Economic Benchmarking Project 2017

12 November 2017
New Economic Benchmarking Report Finds Utah Ahead on Some, Behind on Other Key Metrics of Economic Opportunity and Standard of Living ONE IMPORTANT LESSON: UTAH WORKS HARDER, MINNESOTA WORKS SMARTER     Salt Lake City, November 13, 2017 - Voices…

Utah KIDS COUNT Data Links Publication, October 2017

25 October 2017
As a complement to the new Race for Results publication recently released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Utah KIDS COUNT Project also updated our 2015 comparison of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children in Utah. In the most recent…

2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

13 June 2017
2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being By the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Project 2017 Utah KIDS COUNT Data Book: Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah, 2017

Medicaid Per Capita Caps Significantly Reduce Funding Available for Children in Utah: Reduced Funding Leads to Reductions in Services, Fewer People Covered--or Both

31 May 2017
Under Congress’ current health care proposal, Utah would see significant funding reductions for children enrolled in Medicaid. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the House in early May and is currently being considered by the Senate. The AHCA proposes…