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Past Events

This is a list of some of the past events organized, hosted, or sponsored, by the ACLU of Utah. 

Community Lobby Training

01 February 2017 Published in Past Events
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.

Cyber-Lobbying for Civil Liberties

12 January 2017 Published in Past Events
Want to be a more effective "Cyber-Lobbyist" during the upcoming session?

Youth Leadership & Activism Conference

01 January 2017 Published in Past Events
Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9:30am - 4:30pm, Law and Justice Center, 645 South 200 East, SLC. 

Breaking the Pipeline Symposium

30 December 2016 Published in Past Events
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, S.J. Quinney Law School, 383 S. University Street, Salt Lake City. 

Ready to MOBILIZE for civil liberties?

29 November 2016 Published in Past Events
We are hosting an Open House for those who have expressed interest in getting involved in civil liberties work in Utah!

2016 Election Results: What It Means For Utah And The Future of Civil Liberties

10 November 2016 Published in Past Events
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 5:00 - 7:30, The Wasatch Retreat and Conference Center, 75 S 200 E, SLC.

10 Years on Death Row in Arizona, Completely Innocent.

04 November 2016 Published in Past Events
Ray Krone, an honorably discharged veteran and former postal service employee, spent ten years on Death Row for a crime he didn't commit.

Utah students say, “Lift us up, don’t push us out!"

06 October 2016 Published in Past Events
Week of Action Against School Pushout, Oct. 15-23, challenges Utah’s school-to-prison pipeline.

Film Screening & Panel Discussion: "Precious Knowledge"

14 September 2016 Published in Past Events
Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:00 PM, Salt Lake Public Library- Marmalade Branch - 280 West 500 North, Salt Lake City

Celebrate access to abortion care in Utah

02 September 2016 Published in Past Events
Saturday, September 10.  The first ever Dîner en Rose in Salt Lake City, part of the nationwide ALL ACCESS Celebration of access to safe and legal abortion for all those who need it! 

“Snowden,” A free advance screening

01 September 2016 Published in Past Events
Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:00 pm, Broadway Theatre, SLC

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: 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…

Celebrate Pride! Walk With The ACLU In The Parade

23 May 2016 Published in Past Events
What a fantastic Pride Parade and Festival! We are grateful to all of the supporters of equality who walked with us and helped out at our booth this year. Check out the great photos from our 2016 parade contingent.  #WeArePride

2016 Bill of Rights Breakfast Celebration

20 May 2016 Published in Past Events
We are grateful to all of those who attended our Celebration and made it such an awesome success! Check out some of the photos from the event. 

#RaceMatters2016

25 March 2016 Published in Past Events
Thur., April 21, 6 PM, Frida Bistro, 545 W 700 S, Salt Lake City

Selma '65

04 March 2016 Published in Past Events
Friday, March 18, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, 7:30 p.m

A Panel Discussion: "Equal Justice for All"

26 February 2016 Published in Past Events
March 14, 5:30 pm, Grand County Library, Moab

2nd Annual Faith in Reform Summit

09 February 2016 Published in Past Events
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…

Community Lobby Training

09 February 2016 Published in Past Events
We have reached capacity and are not accpeting any new participants  now. It will be a standing room only event!  

Symposium on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

13 January 2016 Published in Past Events
Saturday, January 30, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, U of U S.J. Quinney College of Law