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The Commission On Youth Annual Awards and Wrap Up

Authored by Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager

Each year the Commission On Youth Board which is staffed by Salt Lake County Youth Services and appointed by the Salt Lake County Mayor, present volunteers with a prestigious award for their outstanding achievements in advocating for youth in their community during the course of the previous year. 838 more words

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Summer Fun in Magna and Kearns

Authored By: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Coordinator

For many kids, summer is two-and- a-half blissful months of sleeping late, watching endless hours of YouTube videos, and promptly forgetting months of their teachers’ hard work over the previous school year. 303 more words

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Teacher Appreciation Day!

Authored by: JaNae Briggs, Prevention Case Manager

May 9th, 2017 is Teacher Appreciation Day and in celebrating I thought it would be fun to ask some of the employees of Youth Services who their most influential teacher was and why. 998 more words

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May the 4th Be With You

Authored by: Kent Larson, Family Therapist at Salt Lake County Youth Services

What is the big deal about Star Wars anyway? Why does it have such a following? 679 more words

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The County Library Celebrates Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros with Kids’ Fiesta

By Anna Zanarini, Early Learning Librarian, Salt Lake County Library

Bilingual storytimes, live music, cultural dancing, bounce houses, crafts and piñatas are just a few of the fun and free activities offered at the County Library’s Kids’ Fiesta on April 29. 198 more words

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Queer Prom: Offering a Safe Space to Bust a Move

Authored by: by Ricky Vigil; Afterschool Program Coordinator, Cyprus High School

Think back on your teenage years. Do you remember feeling misunderstood? Did you ever feel like you didn’t belong? 255 more words

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He will walk 500 miles, and 500 more...

Authored by: Gina Barker,  Development & Marketing Director at The Christmas Box International

David Tucker likes to think big, like hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail for charity big. 437 more words

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