Utah

The Innovations Fund

Phase: 2018

Utah Action Coalition for Health: Innovations Diversity Project

Project Description:

The Utah Action Coalition aims to increase diversity in nursing by implementing strategies that include outreach to middle and high school counselors. The goal is to recruit students from underrepresented communities and backgrounds for nursing schools. To support diversity in nursing students’ academic progression and leadership, the Action Coalition will implement mentoring and support programs featuring mentors who represent a diversity of racial, ethnic, age, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds.