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OLD 2016 Bill of Rights Celebration!

27 May 2016 Published in Past Events

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:

Aaron TarinMickey 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.

Senator UrquhartTorch 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 penalty; and strengthening Utah’s hate crimes laws.

kaleb winston blog 500x280 1Keynote Speakers: Kaleb, Kevin & Lisa Winston (Plaintiffs in Winston V. SLCPD)
Kaleb and his courageous family sued the Salt Lake City Police, Salt Lake City School District and West Valley City Police department, over a 2010 gang sweep at West High School. The lawsuit was recently settled and the law enforcement agencies and school district have agreed to make broad and meaningful changes in how they treat students of color and engage in school disciplinary issues.

Youth Activist Scholarship Awards: Amy Damian Ramirez and Alessandra Miranda
Amy and Alessandra were chosen for their strong commitment to protecting and enhancing civil liberties in their schools and communities through their work for educational equity, comprehensive sexual health curriculum, immigrant rights and social justice.

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Driving directions from Downtown SLC:

  • +UT+84119/@40.7311448,-111.9530585,13z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x8752f5035f6849a3:0xa95632a7c3de458a!2m2!1d-111.896825!2d40.7628816!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917" target="_blank" data-mce-href="https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Downtown,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT/1355+W+3100+S,+Utah+Cultural+Celebration+Center,+West+Valley+City,+UT+84119/@40.7311448,-111.9530585,13z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x8752f5035f6849a3:0xa95632a7c3de458a!2m2!1d-111.896825!2d40.7628816!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917">Via I-15 South: 11 min
  • +UT+84119/@40.7311448,-111.9530585,13z/am=t/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x8752f5035f6849a3:0xa95632a7c3de458a!2m2!1d-111.896825!2d40.7628816!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917!5i1" target="_blank" data-mce-href="https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Downtown,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT/1355+W+3100+S,+Utah+Cultural+Celebration+Center,+West+Valley+City,+UT+84119/@40.7311448,-111.9530585,13z/am=t/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x8752f5035f6849a3:0xa95632a7c3de458a!2m2!1d-111.896825!2d40.7628816!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917!5i1">Via Redwood Road: 12 min

Driving directions from Sugarhouse/East SLC:
+UT+84119/@40.712189,-111.931522,13z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x8752603afe58dcc1:0x8c5c919e0897d88!2m2!1d-111.8563389!2d40.7208539!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917" target="_blank" data-mce-href="https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Sugar+House,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT/1355+W+3100+S,+Utah+Cultural+Celebration+Center,+West+Valley+City,+UT+84119/@40.712189,-111.931522,13z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x8752603afe58dcc1:0x8c5c919e0897d88!2m2!1d-111.8563389!2d40.7208539!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917"> 

  • +UT+84119/@40.712189,-111.931522,13z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x8752603afe58dcc1:0x8c5c919e0897d88!2m2!1d-111.8563389!2d40.7208539!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917" target="_blank" data-mce-href="https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Sugar+House,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT/1355+W+3100+S,+Utah+Cultural+Celebration+Center,+West+Valley+City,+UT+84119/@40.712189,-111.931522,13z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x8752603afe58dcc1:0x8c5c919e0897d88!2m2!1d-111.8563389!2d40.7208539!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917">Via I-80: 9 min

Driving directions from Murray/South SLC:

  • +UT+84119/@40.6851087,-111.9274495,14z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x875263fadae0b523:0x69b0984d520dc4b0!2m2!1d-111.8879909!2d40.6668916!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917" target="_blank" data-mce-href="https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Murray,+UT/1355+W+3100+S,+Utah+Cultural+Celebration+Center,+West+Valley+City,+UT+84119/@40.6851087,-111.9274495,14z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x875263fadae0b523:0x69b0984d520dc4b0!2m2!1d-111.8879909!2d40.6668916!1m5!1m1!1s0x87528b6b053afa95:0x58aee679d0ed0295!2m2!1d-111.9312486!2d40.7032917">Via I-15 North: 9 min

Parking Map:

 BOR16 parking map