Category Archives: History

Today is Flag Day!

Authored by: Sarafina Shukuru, Intern from the Refugee Program This is the home of the brave! How many times do we sing the national anthem before an event? I think at school, at any sporting event, or even when we … Continue reading

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The Commission On Youth Annual Awards and Wrap Up

Authored by Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager Each year the Commission On Youth Board which is staffed by Salt Lake County Youth Services and appointed by the Salt Lake County Mayor, present volunteers with a prestigious award for their … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Day!

Authored by: JaNae Briggs, Prevention Case Manager May 9th, 2017 is Teacher Appreciation Day and in celebrating I thought it would be fun to ask some of the employees of Youth Services who their most influential teacher was and why. … Continue reading

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May the 4th Be With You

Authored by: Kent Larson, Family Therapist at Salt Lake County Youth Services What is the big deal about Star Wars anyway? Why does it have such a following? Don’t people have anything better to do than to nerd-out over Princess … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services This Friday will mark the 155th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, a bicultural celebration that has become the perfect excuse to enjoy Mexican food. But Cinco de … Continue reading

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Library Fans Unite!

Authored by: Kelsy Thompson, Public Relations Coordinator, Salt Lake County Library Are you a library fan? Has the library changed your life in some meaningful way? We want to hear about it! Salt Lake County Library fans are showing their … Continue reading

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Celebrate Social Workers

Authored by: Carolyn Hansen, Salt Lake County Youth Services Director Many social workers celebrated World Social Work Day this week and have been officially celebrating their careers since 1983, though they have been helping others since the 1800’s. Since the … Continue reading

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