Category Archives: Safe Place

How to Avoid the Summer Slide

Authored By: Ricky Vigil, After-school Program Coordinator Summer is every kid’s favorite time of the year. Warmer days mean more time spent outdoors or in a pool, more time with their friends, and maybe sometime at a summer camp or … 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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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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