Women Leaders, Homeless Shelters, Deporation Fears
Hosted by Lara Jones and Dr. David Derezotes, tonight's show started with the following #OpenMicActivists:
- Mary Jane Ciccarello, director of the Self-Help Center at the Utah State Courts, which is seeing a rise in questions related to deportation. You can also reach the online center by calling 888-683-0009. State Law Library staff can help you navigate the courts' website.
- Aden Batar, Director of Immigration and Refugee Resettlement for Catholic Community Services of Utah, with an update on the SLC couple facing deportation to Kenya today
- Nora Trinidad-Scholle, YWCA Utah, and Dr. Christia Spears Brown on Beyond Pink and Blue: Parenting Free of Gender Stereotypes. Dr. Brown will be in town Thursday night as a guest of the YWCA. Free to YWCA Utah Members, Equality Utah, and The Children's Center, Utah with coupon code. Register at ywcautah.org/pinkandblue.
- Leading on Campus – Gender, Health, & Human Rights: University of Utah students Alysa Edwards and Mckayli Abbe talk about the work of their Honors Class to address sexual assault on campus. In addition to launching a new website featuring campus and community resources, the class is working to reallocate budget to the Women's Resource Center.
Tonight's panel discussion included: