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Tooele County Flyer - Visit October 25, 2019

22 October 2018
Tooele County Flyer - Voices Visit October 25, 2019

Fallback Fallout: A look at the provisions in Utah’s new “Fallback” Medicaid expansion proposal, the impact on kids & families, and what you can do

04 October 2019
For those following the Legislature’s complicated, multi-step 'repleal and replace' of Proposition 3, Full Medicaid Expansion, Utah is now moving onto its third- and potentially final- phase. As a reminder… Phase 1: Senate Bill 96 directs Utah to pay more…

Voices for Utah Children’s Response to Finalized Public Charge Rule

12 August 2019
Today the Department of Homeland Security released its finalized Public Charge rule.  This rule marks a dangerous departure from current federal immigration policy and will have a grave impact on the well-being of Utah children, families and communities. The Trump…

Time for Full Medicaid Expansion

27 July 2019
New reports that the Trump Administration will not grant Utah waivers for a partial Medicaid expansion only underscore what we know: Utah must move forward with full Medicaid expansion, without delays or barriers. Too many Utahns have been shut out,…

Updated Statement Opposing News to Ramped Up Deportations

11 July 2019
Several weeks ago, threatening statements were made by the Trump Administration to ramp up deportations. Today, news outlets including The New York Times have reported that scheduled neighborhood ICE raids will begin this Sunday, July 14th in selected cities. Voices…

Utah’s New Early Childhood Commission Needs YOUR Expertise.  

25 June 2019
Are you concerned that young families in Utah can’t access services to help their kids grow up healthy and strong?  Have you seen families with young children who have special education needs struggle to find diagnoses and early interventions?  Are…

Statement Opposing the Trump Administration's Recent Threat to Ramp Up Deportations

21 June 2019
Voices for Utah Children's Statement Opposing the Trump Administration's Recent Threat to Ramp Up Deportations. This week, the Trump Administration released threatening statements to begin ramping up raids and deportations around the United States. Voices for Utah Children is a…

Letter of Support for Proposed Salt Lake Co. Resolution Urging Action on Immigration Reform

11 June 2019
June 10, 2019 Today Councilmember Shireen Ghorbani presented “A Resolution of the Salt Lake County Council Urging Utah’s Federal Delegation to Take Action on Immigration Reform that Reflects Salt Lake County’s Commitment As a Certified Welcoming County.” to the Salt…

Report: Utah children face barriers to accessing defense attorneys

30 January 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2019  CONTACT: Anna Thomas, Senior Policy Analyst, , (720) 275-1557 Report: Utah children face barriers to accessing defense attorneys in juvenile court system “And Justice For All Kids: A Children’s Right to ‘The Guiding Hand of Counsel’ and the…

Job Announcement: CEO/Executive Director

22 January 2019
ORGANIZATION: ​Voices for Utah Children ROLE:​ CEO/Executive Director COMPENSATION: ​Minimum $70,000/year CLOSE DATE:​ March 1, 2019 The Board of Trustees of Voices for Utah Children is pleased to announce the search for a strong, dynamic leader with a high level…