South Salt Lake
South Salt Lake is rich in diversity and 32 percent of its 30,000 residents speak a language other than English. Over a quarter of South Salt Lake's youth are under the age of 19 and 84 percent are members of families who are at or near the poverty level. Fifty-two percent are below grade level in math and 44 percent are below grade level in reading. South Salt Lake has an above-average high school dropout rate with 25 percent of adults lacking a diploma.
South Salt Lake's promise is to ensure that every child
graduates from college, has a safe, clean neighborhood
and home, and has the opportunity to prosper.
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SOUTH SALT LAKE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS:
Homework Help- Central Park Community CenterContact: Sansa Finau, (801) 466-3143, firstname.lastname@example.org
Help students one-on-one with a variety of homework subjects.
Male Volunteers Needed--Big BrotherContact: Call 2-1-1 for more information
Male Volunteers Needed to Help At-Risk Youth Ages 6 - 17. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah urgently needs male volunteers, ages 18 and over, to help a Little Brother experience what it's like to have a caring adult friend. Your one-on-one attention can give a boy much-needed confidence, ability to make better decisions, form appropriate values, value academic performance, family relationships, peer relationships and goals to help him succeed in life.
Mentor- Pal Boxing CenterJuly 15, 2013 - December 20, 2013 Contact: Sansa Finau, (801) 466-3143, email@example.com
The P.A.L mentoring program is searching for adults who are willing to meet with a student one-on-one once a week at their center on 2825 S. 200 E. Mentors will help with homework, participate in recreational activities or work with the mentee in the boxing gym. Volunteers will receive training and should be willing to commit to one hour per week with their mentees. All volunteers must pass a criminal background check.