cap-tagline

Blog & News

Join Us On June 25th For Our Next Poverty Simulation

On Tuesday, June 25th CAP Utah will host a Poverty Simulation. The Community Action Poverty Simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month. The object of the Poverty Simulation is…

May News

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…

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…