Deafblind and Thriving



In 1984, U.S. President Ronald Reagan issued an executive proclamation that reads, in part: "On June 27 we commemorate the...anniversary of the birth of Helen Keller, America's most renowned and respected deaf-blind person. Her accomplishments serve as a beacon of courage and hope for our Nation, symbolizing what deaf-blind people can achieve.”


Today, we continue the tradition of celebrating the courageous achievements of our Deafblind family, neighbors, friends and co-workers. We honor them and all who support their efforts to thrive. More...





Utah's Employment Summary: May 2020



Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for May 2020 contracted by an estimated 4.8%, with 75,400 jobs sidelined compared to the May 2019 employment. Most job reductions remain as furloughs and are considered temporary in nature. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,485,800. Utah’s April year-over job change has been revised down two-tenths of a percentage point to -7.3%.


May’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate is estimated at 8.5%. Approximately 137,200 Utahns were unemployed during May. Utah’s April unemployment rate has been revised upward from its initial 9.7% to 10.4%. The national unemployment rate for May lowered to 13.3%. More...