Category Archives: read

Building Future Possibilities Through S.T.E.M.

Authored by Karlia Lopez, Afterschool Program Coordinator, Elk Run Elementary My goal in working with kids is to help them become successful adults–By “successful,” I mean able to function in society as a caring adult, know how to take care … Continue reading

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African American Black History Month

Emma E Houston 2018 Biography Authored by Emma Houston, Salt Lake County Director of Diversity and Inclusion I was raised in Dallas Texas. I attended all-Black Schools from elementary to high school. I lived in an all-black neighborhood.  My family, friends, … Continue reading

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Anti-Tobacco Film Festival-Call to Action SLCo Youth to Create 60-Second Short!

Authored by the Salt Lake County Health Department Calling all filmmakers! The Salt Lake County Health Department is teaming up with Draper Communities that Care to create the first ever Kick Ash Film Festival! The idea is this: if you … Continue reading

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It’s National Clean Out Your Inbox Week

Authored by Roger Raney, Youth Services Help Desk Support Specialist I recently received this support phone call. Me: Hello, this is Roger Alice: (Not her real name) My email isn’t working. I think my computer is whack! Me: Can you … Continue reading

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National Work and Family Month

Authored by Cory Ybarra, Shelter Care Program Manager Did you know that October is National Work and Family Month? No, neither did I! National Work and Family month was established in 2003 and celebrated every October, focuses on the challenges … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day 2017 is Wednesday, October 11th!

Authored by Maria Drummond, Youth Services Recreation Therapist National Coming Out Day is just around the corner, so let’s have a little chat about what that means, and how you can participate! Coming out, or coming out of the closet, … Continue reading

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Turn Around Bright Eyes: There’s a Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun

Authored by: Liz Sollis, Salt Lake County Library On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will take place and the County Library is offering several programs and viewing parties to help maximize this incredible experience. Whether you’re looking for … Continue reading

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