This is a list of some of the past events organized, hosted, or sponsored, by the ACLU of Utah.
Over 350 participants filled the inside the Salt Lake City Downtown Library, and over 700 joined online, to learn how to be engaged in the legislative process and ensure that our voices are heard throughout the legislative session by being an effective advocate for our issues.
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 5:00 - 7:30, The Wasatch Retreat and Conference Center, 75 S 200 E, SLC.
Ray Krone, an honorably discharged veteran and former postal service employee, spent ten years on Death Row for a crime he didn't commit.
Week of Action Against School Pushout, Oct. 15-23, challenges Utah’s school-to-prison pipeline.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:00 PM, Salt Lake Public Library- Marmalade Branch - 280 West 500 North, Salt Lake City
Join us as we celebrate the incredible community of advocates, allies and supporters who stand together to protect and defend civil liberties in Utah! This BREAKFAST CELEBRATION is free (and so are the Mimosas and Bloody Marys!) and open to all who would like to attend. We are thrilled to announce the new location of our Bill of Rights Breakfast Celebration: the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, located at 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, right off of I-15! (Driving directions and a detailed parking map are attached below.) This year’s speakers and awardees include: Mickey Duncan Award - for excellence in civil liberties legal advocacy: Aaron Tarin Aaron is the son of Mexican immigrants and is a passionate Utah attorney who is acknowledged by his colleagues as one of the leading lawyers in the complex legal world that arises when immigration and criminal laws collide. Torch of Freedom Award - for advancing civil liberties: Senator Stephen Urquhart Senator Urquhart (R) has represented the 29th Senate district in Washington County since 2009. Sen. Urquhart has been a strong partner with the ACLU of Utah on several important pieces of legislation focused on increasing anti-discrimination protections for the LGBTQ community in employment & housing; repealing the death…
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, Weber State University, Ogden, 8:30 AM TO 3:30 PM. This day-long gathering is for all activists, advocates, community members, students, professionals and others who are working for Criminal Justice Reform in Utah. At the Shepherd Union Building (in the Sky Room) on the campus of Weber State University in beautiful Ogden, UT Open (and free!) to all advocates, community members, students, professionals and others working for Criminal Justice Reform in Utah. Don't miss out - register today to reserve your FREE spot (with free breakfast & lunch)! Hosted by: ACLU of Utah, Calvary Baptist Church, the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake, Journey of Hope, the Utah Prisoner Advocate Network, and the American Democracy Project In January 2015, our first ever Faith in Reform "mini-Summit," held at Salt Lake Community College's Taylorsville Campus, was such a positive experience that the event planners have decided to go for it again in 2016! One major bit of feedback we received about last year's "mini-Summit" was that it didn't really need to be quite so "mini." ...SO we have slightly expanded our format, to allow for slightly longer workshops and to give all attendees a chance to check out all offered workshops. We're also…