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CAP Utah seeks new Executive Director

CAP Utah is seeking an experienced leader to build upon past successes by taking the organization to new levels of performance. The ideal candidate for this position will have a passionate commitment to ending poverty in Utah as demonstrated by their experience, education, and volunteerism. About CAP Utah Community Action…

CAP Utah's 8th Annual Conference on Poverty

Registration for this year's poverty conference is now open! Details and registration can be found HERE

2016 Annual Report on Poverty in Utah

Each year, Community Action Partnership of Utah releases the Annual Report on Poverty. Using the most current national and local data including sources such as the U.S. Census, Utah Department of Workforce Services, and Utah State Board of Education, we provide a comprehensive look at poverty in Utah. In many…

CAP Utah Has Moved

After six years at our last location in downtown Salt Lake City, CAP Utah decided to move to a more centralized location that still has great freeway access. You can now find us at 5284 S. Commerce Drive #C-264 Murray, UT 84107. Our phone number will remain the same, 801-433-3025.…

CAP Utah Welcomes New Executive Director

Nissa Newton is excited to work with the nine Community Action Agencies in the state, providing resources and support, working towards ending poverty in Utah. Nissa served eight years in the military. She was in the US Army Band at Fort McClellan, Alabama and served as a Personnel Service Sergeant…

Annual Report on Poverty in Utah Shows Mixed Results for Utah’s Poor

Along with 33 other states and Washington D.C., Utah experienced a drop in the poverty rate of 12.7% in 2013 to 11.7% in 2014. The percentage of children in poverty also saw a significant drop to 13.3% from 14.8% in 2013. Despite heavy opposition since it’s passage in 2010, the…