New Americans2001 South State Street S1-300PO Box 144575Salt Lake City, UT 84114385 468-4861/ Email
The Salt Lake County Mayor's Office for New Americans is about connecting New Americans to resources to help them thrive and feel welcomed here. We work to improve the lives of Salt Lake County's New American residents by maximizing their civic, social, and economic potential.
Together with the Salt Lake Chamber and other partners, we have developed an action plan to help make our community more welcoming.
of the goals of our welcoming plan for New Americans is to maximize their
economic potential. Local employers, such as Intermountain Healthcare,
are playing an important role by offering English as a second language and
other educational programs. Here’s how it is working:
Recent national events have caused some of the people we serve to feel fear or anxiety. Mayor McAdams and several County Council members signed a resolution in support of refugees, which says, "Salt Lake County welcomes people of all faiths, beliefs, and practices regardless of national origin or ethnicity..."
Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder held a news conference to clarify how his police officers conduct their duties in regards to immigration.