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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. 

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. 

Healing 9/11: Rendition, Torture, and Guantanamo

30 August 2014 Published in Past Events
Thursday, September 11, 7pm - 9pm, Main Auditorium, Downtown Salt Lake City Library, 210 East 400 South

Breaking every chain! Exploring the role of faith communities in criminal justice reform

20 August 2014 Published in Past Events
Saturday, Sept 6, 9am - 11am, Calvary Baptist Church 1090 S. State St., SLC. Are you impacted by interactions with the police, criminal activity, drug & alcohol influences, time spent in jail?

Avenues Street Fair

20 August 2014 Published in Past Events
Saturday, Sept 13, 9am - 6pm, 4th Ave between I & N streets, SLC. Stop by the ACLU of Utah booth to say hi and pick up our latest newsletter and other free material. Become a member or renew your membership and get a free ACLU t-shirt or hat. Our booth will be on the South side of 4th Ave, between L & M streets. Look for our 8 foot banner of Liberty on the tight wire.  

An evening with the ACLU of Utah

08 August 2014 Published in Past Events
Tuesday, September 23, 5-7 pm, Grace Episcopal Church, St George

LOVE WINS: Let's celebrate!

24 June 2014 Published in Past Events
Tonight, 7 p.m., City Creek Park. We did it! In a landmark ruling that will reverberate throughout the country, the 10th Circuit Court just struck down Utah’s marriage ban!

Out for Freedom! ACLU walks in Utah Pride Parade

08 June 2014 Published in Past Events
This year we joined forces with our friends at Equality Utah and Utah Unites For Marriage to have a super awesome contingent in the Pride Parade.

Join Us At The Decision Day Rally!

21 May 2014 Published in Past Events
RSVP to applaud the role Utah is playing in bringing full marriage equality to the country.

First Annual Fourth Amendment Forum

19 May 2014 Published in Past Events
Tuesday, June 17, SLC,  7:00 PM.  A discussion on the balance between law enforcement and civil liberties. Please join ACLU Utah, Libertas Institute, and the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersfor a public forum to discuss the balance between law enforcement and civil liberties. This is a free event, but registration is required. Click here to reserve your seat >> Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Red Lion Hotel161 W 600 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 In the 2014 legislative session, Libertas Institute, ACLU Utah, and the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers partnered together to propose, promote, and lobby for pioneering legislation to protect individual liberty and appropriately restrain law enforcement agencies. To continue the conversation in anticipation of future proposals, these organizations are sponsoring a public forum to discuss past legislation, the effort to balance liberty and law enforcement generally, and what further efforts can or should be made in upcoming legislative sessions. Confirmed panelists: Sean Reyes, Attorney General of Utah. Sim Gill, District Attorney for Salt Lake County. Jim Tracy, President of the Utah Sheriff's Association and the Utah County Sheriff.  Chris Gebhardt, a 15 year police veteran and two-time multi-jurisdictional SWAT Team Leader in Utah. Kara Dansky, Senior…

Family Night at the Museum

18 May 2014 Published in Past Events
Thursday, May 29 6-8 PM: Join Utah Unites for Marriage for a FREE night of fun at the SLC Discovery Gateway Children's Museum.

2014 Bill of Rights Breakfast Celebration

07 May 2014 Published in Past Events
The 2014 Bill of Rights Celebration was a great success! Over 350 guests joined us to celebrate the civil liberties champions in our community and to lend their support to our important work. You can view some photos here >>We were inspired by the stories of our awardees, all of whom helped to illustrate that, truly, “civil liberties are for everybody.” Our speakers and awardees represented so many of the vital aspects of what the ACLU does and who we protect, no matter a person’s background, race, religion or sexuality. Molly Prince spoke on behalf of the Utah Prisoner Action Network, our Torch of Freedom Awardee, about how much she values the work of the ACLU in helping her family and the other families involved with UPAN to advocate for their incarcerated loved ones. Our Mickey Duncan Awardee, Randy Richards, shared his experiences as the defense attorney for the Ogden Trece gang and Matthew David Stewart, and highlighted the importance of the ACLU’s work in defending those in our community who have been marginalized or ostracized because of society’s stigma. And finally, Tony Milner, one of the plaintiffs in our Evans Vs. Utah case, gave a deeply personal speech about…

Send Off Celebration: Utah Stands United!

06 April 2014 Published in Past Events
Monday, April 7, 6 pm, at Library Square in Salt Lake City. Join us for a send-off celebration of the plaintiff couples and legal team in Kitchen v. Herbert as they head to Denver.

Military Tools & Tactics - Now in Your Community

05 April 2014 Published in Past Events
April 9, 10:45 a.m., Weber State University, Wildcat Theatre, Shepherd Union.

Love UT Give UT

20 March 2014 Published in Past Events
We are grateful to all of our amazing friends who made a donation during the 24 hour Love UT Give UT campaign.

Bridegroom

13 February 2014 Published in Past Events
Thursday, February 20, 7:00 pm, Brewvies (21+), 677 S 200 W, Salt Lake City. Free film screening and panel discussion.

What Can We Do? Bias, Bullying, and Bystanders

13 February 2014 Published in Past Events
Thursday, February 20th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Pleasant Valley Library, 5568 South Adams Ave., Ogden. Join us in making Utah schools safe for all kids.