News Release

New Gardner Institute study helps identify current, future needs of new Americans in Salt Lake County

May 14, 2020 (Salt Lake City, Utah) – The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today released a two-part study on new Americans living in Salt Lake County. The study includes a qualitative study of service providers to immigrants and refugees in the county as well as a demographic profile of the county’s new American population. The purpose of the study is to help Salt Lake County better understand the current and future needs of its new American residents.

“The Salt Lake County Office for New Americans and The Community Foundation of Utah contracted with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute to better understand the needs and demographic profile of Salt Lake County’s immigrant and refugee populations a