One Week Left - 2014 Legislative Session Update!
There is one week left in the legislative session, and a lot of work still to be done. Our top two priorities still need your support! It is critical that lawmakers hear from you regarding HB96: Utah School Readiness Initiative and United Way 2-1-1. Please see the Action Alerts listed in the Advocacy section of this newsletter for more information.
To find out the status of other bills United Way is following, check out our updated Bill Tracker below.
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Increasing Parent Engagement in South Salt Lake!Increasing parent engagement is a key contributor to academic success for all students, and a goal of many of our Community Schools. Schools in South Salt Lake, along with numerous dedicated partners, have been committed to determining how to increase parent engagement. Recently in South Salt Lake, a group of Community Schools, parents, and various partner organizations, formed the South Salt Lake Parent Engagement Committee, and have been engaged in regular conversations regarding this issue and how it impacts academic outcomes of students in the community.Want to know how they are changing the odds and getting parents involved?
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United Way of Salt Lake Announces Social Media Locals Giveaway Contest!
United Way of Salt Lake is partnering with some awesome local businesses in 2014 for our FIRST Locals Giveaway contest!
This month, we are giving away a dinner for two to Bambara Restaurant and an overnight stay at Hotel Monaco! Enter to win, spread the word, and share with your friends!
Just "like" United Way of Salt Lake on Facebook and fill out the entry form!
ENTER TO WINHERE >>
Read Recent News Stories About United Way of Salt Lake
Study: Most nonprofits in Utah run by women -Salt Lake Tribune
Local organization celebrates Seuss's birthday by reading to children -VIDEO Fox 13
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Grants: The Early Learning Network in South Salt Lake -Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Debate heating up for preschool, education funding bills -Deseret News
House Passes Preschool Funding Bill for At-Risk Kids -UtahPolicy.com
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Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming Events
Leadership Circle Launch Party - TOMORROW! March 6, 2014
Young LeadersAnnual Event - April 25, 2014
Celebration of Service - May 21, 2014
Day of Caring - September 11, 2014
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