Diego Zegarra

Social Equity Update: Community Coming Together

With the support of Park City Municipal Corporation, and building on the tremendous work local nonprofits are doing, Park City Community Foundation is addressing social equity in our town. The work has already begun, and our goal is for Park City and Summit County to be a thriving community where everyone has access to opportunities […]

The Ineffability of Social Equity

When talking about social equity, these questions almost invariably come up: “What does it mean? What problem are you trying to solve?” More often than not my answer has evoked elevator speeches, uttering platitudes that may not necessarily answer the question in a succinct way. I tend to mention the words inclusiveness, equitable access to […]

Social Equity Initiative Underway

The Social Equity initiative is underway! The development of a strategic plan began with a meeting of the Social Equity Advisory Committee, a diverse and inclusive group with broad community representation that will help guide and direct the process. The driving force of this project is the vision of a complete community where everyone is included, […]

BootUp Gets a Boost

Last year, BootUp and the Park City School District began an initiative to teach all elementary students how to code. Coding classes are now part of the school day for Park City’s 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders; classes will expand to 4th and 5th graders over the next two years. In their own words: “Teaching […]

Call for Ideas!

Park City Community Foundation’s Solomon Fund is launching an open call for ideas. We’re asking our community to help us create a more inclusive and integrated community by facilitating access to sports and recreation for low-income Latino children in Park City. We recognize that there is not a universal model to address this situation, and […]

Children's Justice Center Grants Committee Site Visit

Members of the Women’s Giving Fund Grants Committee, Board Members, and Staff toured the Summit County Children’s Justice Center for an update on the impact of the $30,000 grant. All Women’s Giving Fund Members are welcome to tour the facility at the Summit County Children’s Justice Center Open House Wednesday, April 19th from 5:00pm-6:00pm Please RSVP to […]

Bright Futures Winter Update

It has been a productive and busy winter for Bright Futures’ students. With Park City offering opportunities as diverse as they are unique, the teens have taken in enriching recreational and creative endeavors. Students were able to attend two inspirational Sundance Film Festival movies: Dolores and Step – both courtesy of the Sundance Institute. Both […]