Stay Safe, Stay Connected | Promise Partnership Utah
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Helping students thrive in school, no matter if they're learning from home or back in the classroom.

 

The Promise Partnership is working to ensure that Utah students are ready for a lifetime of learning. In collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education, we’ve built Stay Safe, Stay Connected for families who have experienced the most disconnect from school since the COVID-19 pandemic began. With the help of dozens of community members and organizations, we are committed to helping Utah families support their children’s learning.

 

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The past year looked incredibly different for students throughout Salt Lake County, whether they were in the classroom or learning from home. More students than ever are participating in summer school and summer programs to get back on track. Stay Safe, Stay Connected helps kids find summer programs and distance learning opportunities so they’re on par with their classmates, no matter what their post-pandemic summer looks like. Utah 211 can help parents get connected with:

  • • Academic programs to best suit their child's needs

  • • Referrals for organizations that help with rent assistance, food, mental health support, and more

  • • Internet and technology access

We can't ensure that Utah students are thriving in school without your help. Get involved with Stay Safe, Stay Connected.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers of America

Amplifying Youth Connections through Mentoring

Join the Volunteers of America as a mentor for their community-based youth mentoring program to help youth experiencing a variety of risk factors. Mentors and youth do activities such as hiking, visiting museums, learning a new skill together, joining a rec league, etc.

Time Commitment: 1-2 hours a week for 9 months

Qualifications: Must be 21+ years of age and pass a background check

Location: Salt Lake County

 

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah

Community-Based Mentoring

Big Brothers Big Sisters needs dozens of adults to mentor kids of all ages from the community, providing them with an additional role model. The volunteer "Big" and youth "Little" meet together 2-4 times monthly for at least one year to spend quality one-on-one time with one another. Matches decide where they will meet and what they will do with guidance and ideas from BBBSU staff along the way.

Time Commitment: 2-3 times a month for 1 year

Location: Statewide

 

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Contact volunteer@uw.org with any questions about volunteering.

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Begin Your 211 Search

Utah 211 maintains an online database of more than 10,000 statewide resource and service providers in both nonprofit and government sectors, which helps them provide callers with expert referrals to rent and utility assistance, healthcare, food and meals, income support, and much more. Type in your need and zip code to find resources in your area.

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Sponsored by:

 

Mark and Kathie Miller

 

In collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education

 

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