1 04, 2019

Utah Community Builder: 5 for the Fight

By |2019-04-01T15:02:04-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

In 2002 Scott Smith, a Brigham Young University marketing professor, began tinkering with a technology project in his basement. He wanted an online survey research tool that was sophisticated enough for doctoral students while also user-friendly enough for undergraduate students to use. His basement project grew into Qualtrics and by any measure, it has been [...]

1 03, 2019

Utah Community Builders: Utah Child Care Cooperative

By |2019-03-12T13:20:34-07:00March 1st, 2019|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Utah has historically had the highest fertility rate in the country and the largest household size on average. While a vibrant and youthful population is important for the future of our economy and state, these factors also create a pressing need for accessible and quality child care in Utah. Unfortunately, accessibility, including affordability and proximity [...]

1 02, 2019

Utah Community Builder: Utah Woolen Mills

By |2019-02-06T22:13:26-07:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

High-end men’s clothier Utah Woolen Mills (UWM) has outfitted men with tailored, one-of-a-kind suits for 113 years. In 2016, fifth-generation UWM President BJ Stringham decided his family’s company should share their gift with men who may not have the means to afford their own suits. He created the Suited for Good program, which provides tailored, [...]

8 01, 2019

Utah Community Builder: Neighborhood House

By |2019-01-09T19:00:21-07:00January 8th, 2019|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Open more doors. For 124 years, Neighborhood House has been serving hundreds of Utahns from age 15-months to 100 years old. Their education day care programs allow children a safe place to learn and grow, while their adult support services provide supervised care during the day to aging and disabled adults, allowing their families to [...]

2 12, 2018

Utah Community Builder: C.R. England

By |2019-01-09T18:57:56-07:00December 2nd, 2018|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

One company. One year. One million kids served. C.R. England and its subsidiary company, England Logistics, set a lofty goal for 2018: feed one million hungry kids across the country. At 10 a.m. on October 20, they reached their goal more than two months early. Now in its fourth generation of England family ownership, C.R. [...]

2 11, 2018

Utah Community Builder: Intermountain Healthcare

By |2018-11-02T14:20:00-07:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

As the largest healthcare provider in the Intermountain West, Intermountain Healthcare is extending their reach beyond hospitals and directly into communities by leading a new collaborative group of stakeholders, the Utah Alliance for the Determinants of Health (The Alliance). Working in vulnerable and at-risk communities to improve health outcomes, Intermountain Healthcare and The Alliance are [...]