Social Equity

Park City Community Arts & Equity

We know the vibrant art scene in greater Park City educates and inspires. Events like the annual Latino Arts Fest suggest the arts can play a lead role in the community’s growing commitment to becoming more equitable and inclusive. How can local artists and arts organizations further accelerate that effect? The arts – music, film, […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Park City

It’s one thing to want the best for the community. It’s another thing to know how to talk about it. Those who care deeply can struggle mightily with discussing hot button issues like diversity, inclusion and privilege. That struggle can silence dialogue on issues that deserve attention, like social equity. Some may worry, “Am I […]

Diego Zegarra at Park City Community Foundation

Nonprofit education and support are some of Park City Community Foundation’s core services. We value setting the table for important conversations to take place as well as learning the best possible practices from one another. During the nonprofit roundtables, we’ve discussed marketing, fundraising, communications, among other issues. Recently the focus was on “Managing Up” – […]

Building Partnerships to Advance Equity in Summit County

In partnership with Park City Municipal Corporation, Park City Community Foundation is bringing the community together to build greater diversity, equity, and inclusion. This Social Equity Initiative is prioritizing the most significant equity challenges in our community. In March 2018, our local City Council announced that “fairness and inclusion in Park City…is imperative to building […]

Community Social Equity Strategic Plan Recommends Priorities

Affordable Housing, Education, Inclusion Are Top Priorities After a year of collaborative work, Park City Community Foundation has released a Community Social Equity Strategic Plan aimed at enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in greater Park City. Read the Community Social Equity Strategic Plan in its entirety > The plan represents the work of several task […]

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 […]