Community causes with Community Co-Host Amy Dominguez, including Noche de Logros: Xoxopan, ENDometriosis, Excellence and Resilience among LXU/BSU at Westminster College. Plus, #ThePeoplesBusiness with League of Women Voters, YWCA, Planned Parenthood and Drug Safe Utah Education, and an update on Flourish Bakery's search for a new home kitchen.
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A.J. Collette of Flourish Bakery, a social enterprise that teaches the art and skills of professional baking to individuals in life recovery from addiction and/or incarceration. Collete and the rest of the Flourish team have been searching for a new home kitchen since their relationship at SLCC-South Campus ended along with 2019. Look for the Flourish food truck at farmers markets and community events along the Wasatch Front for now.
Community Causes spotlight:
Thursday, March 19: Night of Excellence and Resilience, 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Westminster College. A night highlighting the hustle of Westminster College's Queer/POC Community. FREE, but an RSVP is requested. Click here for more information. Guest: Pedro Hueramo Rico
Friday, March 20: ENDometriosis, 7:00-10:30 p.m. at Publik. Coffee Roasters, 975 S. West Temple, SLC. An evening of live music and art encouraging the conversation on women’s health. This is a family-friendly event with local musical acts: Nathan Cardenas, Marny Proudfit, and First Daze. Click here for tickets and more information. Guests: Sister and brother Sylvia and Richar Cardenas
#ThePeoplesBusiness, a report from community partners about the actions of lawmakers and lobbyists during the 45-day general session of the Utah Legislature — which ends March 12. Tonight’s report courtesy of:
Emily Walsh of the League of Women Voters of Utah.
March 18: League of Women Voters Centennial Celebration at SLAC. The League of Women Voters of Utah is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a special performance of Four Women Talking About the Man Under the Sheet. Click here for tickets, which include a pre-play reception, silent auction, photo ops, post play discussion, and the warm feeling you'll get knowing you're helping the League in its mission to empower voters and defend democracy for the next 100 years.
Katrina Barker of Planned Parenthood Association of Utah, which celebrates Herstory: Planned Parenthood of Utah's 50th Anniversary Gala at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at The Union Event Center, 235 N. 500 W., SLC. HERSTORY is a one-night celebration of Planned Parenthood and, unlike other Galas in Utah, HERSTORY will be an immersive experience that leaves guests wanting more.
Walt Plumb, president of Drug Safe Utah Education, a nonprofit that is dedicated to educating and protecting Utah kids and communities from the harms of recreational drug use. On the evening of March 4th, a postcard by Drug Safe Utah with a real Juul vape pod and cigarette package was given to each Utah State Senator with a message to pass Senate Bill 37 (SB 37) ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE AND OTHER NICOTINE PRODUCT AMENDMENTS with .87 excise tax on vape pods.
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