Intergenerational Welfare Reform Commission

Intergenerational Welfare Reform Commission

In 2012, the Utah Legislature adopted the Intergenerational Poverty Mitigation Act, which created the Intergenerational Welfare Reform Commission (Senate Bill 53) to help Utah families experiencing intergenerational poverty.

Commission Goal

To reduce the number of Utah families in the cycle of poverty, improving their quality of life and helping them become economically stable.

Commission Overview

The Commission Chair is Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox and the group includes members from the Department of Workforce Services, Department of Human Services, Department of Health, the Utah State Board of Education, and the Juvenille Courts.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Date and Time Location Agenda Meeting

September 28, 2021
10:00am – 12:00pm

Members of the public can join virtually:
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January 2020 Agenda

April 14, 2021
10:00am – 12:00pm


January 2020 Agenda January 2016 Minutes

October 15, 2020
10:00am – 12:00pm


January 2020 Agenda January 2016 Minutes January 2016 Minutes

Commission Testimonies

capitol icon  TANF and Intergenerational Poverty

goal icon  Behavioral Health

facebook icon  Family Preservation in Child Welfare