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A Time to Build: Physical, Human, and Social Capital (Presentation)

Now is a time to build – both in our […]

June 16, 2021
Diversity in Utah: Race, Ethnicity, and Sex Data Book (Presentation Slides)

Utah ranks as the 34th most racially and ethnically diverse […]

May 6, 2021
April Newsmaker Breakfast: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Data

A preview of of race, ethnicity, and gender indicators to […]

April 14, 2021
March Newsmaker Breakfast: Federal Stimulus and its Impact on Utah

Hear from local economists and experts on the impact of […]

March 10, 2021
Utah’s Economically Disadvantaged Students: A review of the data and the role of education (PowerPoint)

1.Education creates greater economic opportunity; 1 in 3 Utah students […]

February 17, 2021
2021 Utah Economic Report

Utah’s decade long expansion, the longest on record, ended in […]

January 13, 2021
Presentation: Early Childhood Mental Health in Utah

Early childhood mental health services address an important need in […]

December 9, 2020
COVID-19’s Impact on Utah’s Travel and Tourism Industry (PowerPoint Presentation)

In early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic rattled the global travel […]

October 14, 2020