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Pam Perlich, director of demographic research at Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, has been studying the numbers for a long time. Specifically, what the numbers say about us here in the Beehive State. Utah’s Hidden Diversity: Decoding Evidence from the Census is the title of the keynote address she’ll be giving at the State History Conference October 2. In a preview with KRCL's Lara Jones, Perlich says the 2020 count will give us a better picture of diversity that already exists:
There will be two days of free workshops and lectures at the State History Conferece, Deep Roots, Many Voices: Celebrating Utah's Multicultural Past, Oct. 1-2, 2015, at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 S., West Valley City. For the schedule and to register, please visit heritage.utah.gov/history.