Category Archives: Safe Place

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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Queer Prom: Offering a Safe Space to Bust a Move

Authored by: by Ricky Vigil; Afterschool Program Coordinator, Cyprus High School Think back on your teenage years. Do you remember feeling misunderstood? Did you ever feel like you didn’t belong? Did social settings felt uncomfortable for you? Did you have … Continue reading

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The County Library Celebrates National Poetry Month

Authored by: Crystal Snider, Public Services Librarian, Salt Lake County Library Every April, organizations, schools, and libraries across the country come together to celebrate poetry as an art form and recognize its cultural importance. In honor of this month-long event, … Continue reading

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Art Makes a Difference

Authored by: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Program Coordinator at Cyprus High School Each year, Salt Lake County Youth Services facilitates the “I Make Difference” art contest for youth ages 10-21. The theme changes every year, but it always coincides with Earth Day. It … Continue reading

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Law Enforcement Partnerships with Salt Lake County Youth Services

Authored by Kari Larsen, Youth Services Juvenile Receiving Center – F.A.S.T. Case Manager and Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager Salt Lake County Youth Services works closely with local law enforcement and specifically with the Salt Lake County’s Sherriff’s Department. Youth … Continue reading

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The Point-in-Time experience

Authored by: Mina Koplin, Milestone Transitional Living Program Manager The Milestone team had the opportunity to participate in the Point-in-Time count done a little bit different than last year.  Point-in-Time is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons for … Continue reading

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What are you doing for others?

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill Service is a big word. Service is a … Continue reading

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