Utah's Intergenerational Poverty Initiative
New report features Utah as one of the "states leading the way" to lift families
Ascend at the Aspen Institute released a report Practical Solutions that Lift Up Children and Families, which featured Utah as one of the states leading the way. Tracy Gruber, senior advisor of Utah’s intergenerational poverty initiative, was part of a panel in Washington D.C. to discuss Utah’s progress and solutions that were shared in the report.Read More
Afterschool Programs for Children in Intergenerational Poverty Improves Academics
Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, chair of the Intergenerational Welfare Reform Commission, visited Guadalupe School’s afterschool program — one of the participating intergenerational poverty afterschool programs to see first hand the success mentioned in a study released in April 2018.Read More
County Success Highlights: April 2018
Counties across Utah are working to reduce the number of families in the cycle of poverty in their communities. Learn in this issue about a new job skills program implemented in Utah County and a mentorship program in Washington County.Read More
Key Improvements in Utah Since 2012
Utah has improved its overall multi-agency coordination and county involvement to help improve the areas of child well-being and address intergenerational poverty.Read More
GOAL: Reduce the number of Utah families in the cycle of poverty, improving their quality of life and helping them become economically stable.
Learn more about intergenerational poverty and a history of Utah's efforts since 2012.
Explore data on indicatiors of intergenerational poverty by county and program.
Read the lastest annual report on how Utah is doing to address the areas of child well-being.
Read Utah's plan to address intergenerational poverty.
Learn more about the Intergenerational Welfare Reform Commission.
View media clips about Utah's work on intergenerational poverty.