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May is Community Action Month!

May is Community Action month! This month, we celebrate the achievements of the families we serve as well as our volunteers, board members, and staff throughout our network of agencies. Community Action month gives us the chance to highlight the impact of our services all over the state.  The National Community Action…

April News

Census Day of Action! The 2020 Census is fast approaching. This once in a decade event is critical for Community Action and those we serve. Historically, people with low incomes have been undercounted in past censuses, which means the folks we serve have the most at stake. Census Counts is a…

2-1-1 Talks Conference

2-1-1 Talks CAP Utah is excited to partner with 2-1-1 to host the first annual 2-1-1 Talks - A Summit for Those in the Helping Profession. The event is designed to inform, connect, and empower professionals and volunteers who work tirelessly to meet the needs of others. Josh Pendersen from United Way Worldwide will be…

March News

Legislative Wrap-up Yesterday was the last day of Utah's 45 day 2019 legislative session. Throughout the session, various of bills were considered covering topics such as hate crimes, Medicaid expansion, gun control, education, and affordable housing. Here are some highlights: Housing: SB34 would have given a one-time $20 million appropriation and $4 million…

January News

  Community Action Impact Report Today the National Community Action Partnership Office released the Community Action National Impact Report: Building Opportunities for All. The report is designed to tell Community Action's story and impact all across the country. This report amplifies Community Action's promise and shows how different agencies work, from…

December News

Welcome Clinte Cottam! CAP Utah is excited to announce our new Executive Director, Clint Cottam! Clint grew up in St. George where he lived most of his life and recently served as Director of Community Action at Five County Associations of Governments - working with food, transportation, asset development, and…