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Everyone Wins in the Next Great American City

Vision

A community is only healthy when all of its members are healthy.

For Salt Lake City to thrive as a Great American City, we must build better solutions to meet the needs homeless and others who are less fortunate. In doing so, we will help them recognize and achieve their potential, improve the quality of our city for all of its residents, and serve as a model for other cities.

Making a Difference

A plan unveiled recently at a meeting of the Homeless Services Commission recommended the creation of smaller homeless shelters for different segments of the homeless population, scattered around the city, and possibly the county.

We are in discussions with Salt Lake County about data-driven methods of streamlining and improving the provision of services both to the short-term and long-term homeless. If you have expertise with Big Data and would like to be involved, or want to know more about efforts that are underway, contact us and let us know.

From the Blog

City Leaders Seek to Make Salt Lake More ‘Age Friendly’
Deseret News wrote: Standing at a portable podium on the pickleball court at 5th Avenue and C Street, Mayor Ralph Becker and other civic leaders announced Friday that Salt Lake City has c...
SLC Council to Discuss Mandatory City-Wide Recycling Program
Tiffany DeMasters wrote: The Salt Lake City Council is proposing a mandatory city-wide recycling program for larger businesses, apartment complexes and condos. It’s an answer to requests ...
SLC Leaders Join Neighborhood Watch App Nextdoor to Issue Saf...
Danica Lawrence wrote: Salt Lake City government and police are collaborating with a neighborhood watch app in an effort to engage residents and build safer communities, officials announc...

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