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Last year, shortly before school ended, 35 credit-deficient seniors were sent to get help or face not graduating from high school. The face that they came to know as they earned the right to graduate belonged to Ariana Sanguino, one of United Way’s Family and Youth Specialists. Working...
Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017 Related: Education

Recently, a boy who had been coming to Ogden’s free summer lunch program confided that there was no running water at his house. Secily was the right person in the right place—she met with him and his family to help them find options, not just for utility payments, but also to provide...

Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017 Related: Education

Within the boundaries of the Ogden United Promise Neighborhood, T.O. Smith Elementary School serves a much higher than average number of low-income students. United Way of Northern Utah recently placed a full-time Family & Youth Specialist in the school through the Utah Partnership...

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017 Related: Education

Every day, 2-1-1 Information and Referral helps people find vital health and human services. The 2-1-1 database houses over 9,000 services from over 2,500 different nonprofit and government agencies. Two community gardens in Northern Utah are an example of the variety of information...

Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Related: Basic Needs

Dr. Linda Oda

An Ogden native, Dr. Linda Oda is committed to making sure children have access to great schools and strong family and community support. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Weber State University, a Master’s degree from Utah State University, and a Doctorate of...

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 Related: Education | Volunteer

Ogden School District

Established in 1849, Ogden School District is an inner-city district, enriched by multicultural diversity. The district operates 15 elementary schools, three junior high schools, two high schools, one alternative high school, and one youth-in-custody...
Posted: Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Related: Education

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