Salt Lake City Awarded Grant to Expand Access to Healthy Foods in Glendale & Poplar Grove Neighborhoods

October 27, 2015

Salt Lake City, in partnership with Green Urban Lunch Box, Utahns Against Hunger and Salt Lake Community Action Program’s Real Food Rising, has been awarded a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers Market Promotion Program grant that will establish a mobile market and farm stands in the Glendale and Poplar Grove neighborhoods of Salt Lake City. […]

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Op-ed: Becker has made Salt Lake a national model for cities

October 26, 2015

Being the mayor of a major U.S. city isn’t easy, and no one knows that better than we do. This job requires discipline and focus to solve complex and thorny problems, but that’s only half of it. A truly successful mayor has innate compassion and empathy. Ralph Becker has the management skills, intellect, and the […]

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Ralph Becker: Working together, we can finish the job

October 26, 2015

Our other efforts to improve our residents’ quality of life include the Capital City Education Program, 5,000 Doors affordable housing effort, Refugee Mentorship Program, GreenBike initiative and rebuilding North Temple to include TRAX and community amenities. From recession to renaissance, we’ve taken tremendous strides together. Let’s keep up our positive momentum and finish the job […]

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City leaders launch efforts to make Salt Lake more ‘age friendly’

October 26, 2015

Becker announced the kickoff for a Salt Lake City Aging In Place Initiative, saying the city has joined the World Health Organization’s Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities. It’s a network of almost 40 American cities and more than 250 cities worldwide that have dedicated efforts to make their communities more accessible and attractive […]

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5 of the 7 Salt Lake City Council Members Endorse Becker for Mayor!

October 22, 2015

Erin Mendenhall, Stan Penfold, Mayor Becker, Lisa Adams, Kyle LaMalfa, & James Rogers    

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