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Utah set aside $10M for homelessness. Instead of services, cities tapped it for police
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Utah set aside $10M for homelessness. Instead of services, cities tapped it for police

The following story was funded by The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with KUER, the Salt Lake City Weekly, The Standard-Examiner and The Spectrum News. It’s an early January afternoon and behind the Rio Grande Depot in Salt Lake City, several homeless individuals have been tediously...

Eviction expungement guide distributed to needy families for the holidays
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Eviction expungement guide distributed to needy families for the holidays

This Thanksgiving Harmons Neighborhood Grocer held its annual turkey giveaway in collaboration with the low-income advocates of the Crossroads Urban Center, who helped distribute over 3,000 turkeys to needy families. The Utah Investigative Journalism Project was honored to contribute to the event by having our recent “How to erase your eviction record” guide included in...

UIJP wins “Hell-Raiser” Award
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UIJP wins “Hell-Raiser” Award

On August 27, The Utah Investigative Journalism Project received the Joe-Duke Rosati “Hell-Raiser’ Award, from the Crossroads Urban Center. The award was named after Joe Duke-Rosati an outstanding advocate for low-income Utah families and individuals who served the organization through the 1980s and mid-90s. The Project received the award in honor of our series exploring...