Protecting the Bill of Rights in Utah since 1958

Past Events

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

Public Dialogue on Civilian Review Boards

02 May 2015 Published in Past Events
Saturday, June 13. 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Salt Lake Community College, South City Campus, Multi-purpose Room

UPDATED (w/Materials): Public Forum on Utah Board of Pardons & Parole

13 April 2015 Published in Past Events
Many thanks to the 120+ guests who joined us on April 16, 2015 at the Utah Law and Justice Center for a Public Forum on the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole, jointly presented by the Utah Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Libertas Institute and ACLU of Utah. As we promised the evening of this event, we are providing here on this webpage some of the materials that were shared there. We are also happy to share a link to the video recording of the forum (with thanks to Libertas for filming!): At the bottom of this page, you will find the following materials: Keith Hamilton's PowerPoint presentation, "A PRACTICAL PRIMER ON UTAH’S INDETERMINATE SENTENCING STRUCTURE AND THE BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLE." Sharel Reber's handout, "Board Decision Process, Factors and Considerations."

Annual Civil Liberties Forum: Ogden's “Good” Landlord Act

31 March 2015 Published in Past Events
Monday, April 13, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Weber State University, Shepherd Union, Ballroom C, 3910 W Campus Dr, Ogden. 

Love the ACLU - Give to the ACLU

22 March 2015 Published in Past Events
A 24 hour online fundraising event on March 26, 2015.


22 February 2015 Published in Past Events
Below are some great photos from the amazing #‎RaceMattersUtah event Thanks to all of the amazing people who shared their art, stories, dance, music, poetry, spoken word, and experiences about race & culture in Utah. And, thanks to all of sponsoring organizations and the community members that came to participate.     Post by Racially Just Utah. Tell Your Story: Race | Culture | Identity Spoken word. Music. Poetry. Dance. Storytelling. We want to hear your stories and experiences dealing with race, culture & identity in Utah. Presented by Racially Just Utah and Raise Your Pen Coalition FREE & open to the public. There will be spoken word, music, poetry, dance, and storytelling performances concerning race, culture, and identity in Utah.  6-6:30 p.m.: Come meet people! Refreshments will be served. 6:30-9 p.m.: Open Mic! Performances from Utah students, professionals & community members. Location: Sugar Space At River District, 130 South 800 West, Salt Lake City, Utah Send questions to Racially Just Utah. Invite your friends and bring your family by sharing the Facebook event page! We hope to see you there. This amazing event is co-sponsored:- Racially Just Utah - Raise Your Pen Coalition - ACLU of  Utah - Inclusion Center for…

Rally for Reform

02 February 2015 Published in Past Events
February 10, 12:00 pm, South steps of the Utah State Capitol building, Salt Lake City.

Citizen Lobbyist Training

29 January 2015 Published in Past Events
Monday, February 2, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Utah Capitol Building, Board Room #240, Salt Lake City

Youth Leadership and Activism Conference

14 January 2015 Published in Past Events
We had a fantastic conference and are grateful to all of the youth participants as well as the co-sponsoring organizations. Inspired Youth Activists Ready to Make Their Mark on the World >> - written by a Highland High School student reporter for their school newspaper Photos & tweets from student participants and co-sponsoring organizations >>. Photos on Facebook >>   January 24, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, Level 5, University of Utah  

Faith in Reform: Breaking Every Chain

08 January 2015 Published in Past Events
Sat. January 17, 9:30am - 12:00pm, 4600 So. Redwood Road Salt Lake City.

First Anniversary

09 December 2014 Published in Past Events
Saturday, Dec 20, 3:00pm, 700 E. 600 S. Storefront in southeast corner of Trolley Square.

Breaking Every Chain! Exploring the Role of Faith Communities in Criminal Justice Reform

19 November 2014 Published in Past Events
Saturday, December 6, 9:00 - 11:00 AM, Provo Public Library, 550 N University Ave

Membership Meeting

09 November 2014 Published in Past Events
Wednesday, November 12, 5:30 - 7:00 PM At the ACLU of Utah office, 355 N. 300 W. in SLC.

Week of Action to Stop the School to Prison Pipeline

06 October 2014 Published in Past Events
October 4 - 11. We invite you to participate in the 5th National Annual Week of Action Against School Pushout by taking simple steps to harness the people power of social media.

Education NOT Incarceration: Challenge the School-to-Prison Pipeline

06 October 2014 Published in Past Events
October 11, 4:30 - 7:00 p.m., Utah Law & Justice Center, 645 South 200 East, SLC.

Educar, NO Encarcelar

06 October 2014 Published in Past Events
Lucha contra la practica de mandar estudiantes a la cárcel y no a la escuela.

Utahns join together to celebrate SCOTUS marriage equality decision!

05 October 2014 Published in Past Events
Tonight, 6:30 at Library Square in Salt Lake City. Don't miss this historic celebration!

Election Day

30 September 2014 Published in Past Events
 The ACLU doesn't endorse or oppose any candidate or party, but we believe that no civil right is more important in our democracy than the right to vote. 

Banned Books Week, Sept. 21-27

21 September 2014 Published in Past Events
Banned Books Week is an annual event that celebrates the freedom to read and calls attention to the wealth of creative expression that is stifled when books can be forbidden from library shelves. 

Constitution Day

16 September 2014 Published in Past Events
September 17 - Sign an ACLU petition to create a new federal holiday honoring the U.S. Constitution.