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14 10, 2022

When Considering Supportive Family Policies, Demographics Matter

By |2022-10-20T15:26:09-07:00October 14th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

A majority of Utah parents with children under the age of 12 work full-time and believe there are a number of policies employers could offer that would support them in getting closer to their ideal balance between paid work and childcare. For employers wanting to support their employees, this article derived from a report from [...]

3 10, 2022

Supportive Policies in the Workforce: It’s Not Just Salary That Matters

By |2022-10-05T10:22:24-07:00October 3rd, 2022|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

A majority of Utah parents with children under the age of 12 work full-time and believe there are a number of policies employers could offer that would support them in getting closer to their ideal balance between paid work and childcare. For employers wanting to support their employees, this article derived from a report from [...]

16 09, 2022

How Supportive Employer Policies Can Attract Utah Parents to the Workforce

By |2022-09-16T11:04:45-07:00September 16th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

A majority of Utah parents with children under the age of 12 work full-time and believe there are a number of policies employers could offer that would support them in getting closer to their ideal balance between paid work and childcare. For employers wanting to support their employees, this article derived from a report from [...]

5 08, 2022

New 988 Mental Health Hotline Launches

By |2022-08-05T09:19:21-07:00August 5th, 2022|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

On July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline number was changed to 988. The new, easy-to-remember code is a “historic milestone for mental health services," according to Rachel Lucynski of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute.  Not only can those in need now call the number, but they can also text. The number will direct users [...]

15 07, 2022

Students Lifting Utah: Hope Corps Interns Further UCB’s Priorities, Build up Communities

By |2022-07-15T13:48:25-07:00July 15th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders, the social impact foundation of the Salt Lake Chamber, has long been an organization designed to lift up communities and inspire positive change from within. In 2020, an initiative called Hope Corps was created as a direct response to the coronavirus pandemic. The initial goal was to assist and lift the businesses [...]

26 05, 2022

Spotlight on Doing Good: Ivory University House will create affordable student housing

By |2022-05-26T07:51:07-07:00May 26th, 2022|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders frequently highlights businesses going above and beyond to make an impact in our community.  With a groundbreaking ceremony on May 13, the Utah-based Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation announced plans to partner with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to create Ivory University House, which will provide over 500 units [...]

19 05, 2022

State of Good Podcast: Turning the Tide on Mental Health Stigma

By |2022-05-25T09:15:31-07:00May 19th, 2022|Mental Health Month, Podcast, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

For every one death on a construction site, there are six suicides among construction workers. This staggering statistic, plus a growing body of evidence, has prompted the construction industry, and all businesses, to do something about workforce mental health. Learn more from employees and leaders in one of Utah's most prominent construction businesses.

6 04, 2022

Empowering Working Parents to Achieve Better Balance Between Work and Caring for Children

By |2022-04-06T14:30:18-07:00April 6th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|1 Comment

Balancing work with taking care of children can often feel like a challenge, and the ripple effects of the coronavirus pandemic made that balance much more difficult for many Utah families. The events of the past two years have elevated the child care and family policy discussion, and the business community has a unique opportunity [...]

6 04, 2022

State of Good Podcast: Family Friendly Work Goes Beyond Child Care

By |2022-05-25T09:06:29-07:00April 6th, 2022|Blog, Podcast, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Businesses are scrambling to find talent, just as parents are seeking a new normal for work/family balance. On this episode, we discuss how new approaches to family friendly workplaces can address both of these concerns at the same time.

24 03, 2022

Spotlight on Doing Good: Civica to manufacture affordable insulin

By |2022-03-24T08:52:57-07:00March 24th, 2022|Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders frequently highlights businesses going above and beyond to make an impact in our community.  At the beginning of March, Utah-based pharmaceutical company Civica announced plans to both produce and distribute affordable insulin, an infamously expensive medicine essential for people with diabetes.  According to Civica’s website, “The availability of affordable insulins will benefit [...]

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