Utah AAHGS and the Life of Ruby Price, Protect LDS Children March, Under the Gun with NAACP and March For Our Lives SLC
Sam Young, who founded Protect LDS Children to call for the elimination of sexually explicit interviews of youth. While the LDS Church announced last week new directives to do just that, Young has been planning a march and rally that will go ahead tomorrow.
Dr. LaShawn Williams, Utah AAHGS, with the story of Ruby Price, the first African-American school teacher in Utah. Price recently passed away at the age of 100.
Under the Gun, a preview of the film and Q&A that will take place April 3 at the downtown City Library. Panelists:
Jeanetta Williams, president of the Tri-State Branch of the NAACP
Davey Davis, Utah Film Center
Student organizers Ermiya Finaeian, March For Our Lives SLC
Tyler Bugden, Social Justice Student Initiative, talked about the 3rd Annual Breaking the Pipeline Symposium, happening Saturday, March 31, 8a-4p, S.J. Quinney College of Law - University of Utah, 383 S. University St., SLC.
This symposium is geared toward parents, attorneys, advocates, administrators, educators, researchers, and community members interested in dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline, a trend that impacts our most vulnerable youth by pushing them out of school into the criminal justice system. CLEs and CEUs. ASL translators will be present. Registration and fee will be necessary. Registration is live https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-breaking-the-pipeline-symposium-tickets-42771582956#tickets
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Crystal Laura, an assistant professor of educational leadership at Chicago State University. She is the author of Being Bad: My Baby Brother and the School-to-Prison Pipeline, which won the 2016 Library Services for Youth in Custody (LSYC) In the Margins Book Award List Selection and 2016 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award.
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