Media Coverage

National Recognition

  • How Utah keeps the American dream alive | Bloomberg
  • Utah's honored with national award for efforts to address intergenerational poverty | Salt Lake Tribune

Afterschool Program Study Release - 2018

  • Study: Afterschool Programs for intergenerational poverty improve academic success | ABC4
  • Study: Afterschool programs help kids living in poverty | Public News Service
  • Afterschool programs make a difference for students affected by intergenerational poverty | KJZZ

Annual Report Release (Program Spotlight: Invest in You Too) - 2017

  • Utah program gives single moms path out of poverty and helps local employers fill jobs | Salt Lake Tribune 
  • Faces of Intergenerational Poverty: State program highlights success stories | Deseret News
  • Despite modest gains, intergenerational poverty is still a challenge in Utah, report says | Salt Lake Tribune 
  • Modest gains, troubling signs to help kids out of poverty | Deseret News

County Updates - 2017-2018

  • Utah law earmarks $1 million Weber County can tap to fight intergenerational poverty | Standard Examiner
  • Road to Understanding: Intergenerational Poverty in Piute County | KSL5
  • Breaking cycle of poverty in Weber County | Standard Examiner

Annual Report Release (Program Spotlight: Next Generation Kids) - 2016

  • Report: 1/3 of impoverished Utahns spend 1/2 their income on housing | Deseret News
  • Utah kids living in intergenerational poverty could fill 1,611 buses | Salt Lake Tribune
  • Utah has plan to stop poverty passed down from generation to generation | KUTV2
  • New report highlights cycle of intergenerational poverty in Utah families | FOX13

    Local Efforts Kickoff - 2016

    • State addresses poverty in rural Utah | KUTV
    • How leaders in rural Utah counties are trying to end the cycle of poverty | Deseret News
    • Utah County starts mapping out plan to address cycle of poverty | Daily Herald
    • County rolls out multi-agency effort to bust cycle of poverty | St. George News
    • Utah authorities try to tackle intergenerational poverty | Utah Public Radio
    • State helping rural counties rise above poverty | ABC4
    • Lt. Gov Spencer Cox host intergenerational poverty discussion | The Pyramid
    • Community leaders seek solutions to intergenerational poverty | Moab Times
    • Report says county at risk for "intergenerational poverty" | Moab Sun News
    • Finding answers to poverty | Richfield Reaper
    • Can we end the legacy of poverty? | Sun Advocate
    • State, local leaders aim to stop cycle of poverty | St. George News
    • Weber County takes next step to lift children from poverty | Deseret News
    • Weber County launches initiative to break the cycle of poverty for families | Standard Examiner
    • Provo leads Utah County with most adults in intergenerational poverty | Daily Herald
    • Spectrum: State pushes data-driven poverty plan | The Spectrum

     Editorials & Op-Eds - 2016-2018

    • In our opinion: Less government and more care will lift others from poverty | Deseret News
    • Editorial - Two small ways to fight poverty in Utah | Salt Lake Tribune
    • Op-Ed: Utah is poised to be a shining example of lifting children out of poverty | Deseret News
    • Editorial - Bend the learning curve toward action on poverty | Salt Lake Tribune
    • In our opinion: Local approach to intergenerational poverty shows significant promise | Deseret News