2020 Vision: Focus on Social Justice Event

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We’re setting our sights on a brighter and more inclusive future. You are invited to join us for short film screenings and workshops that focus on youth empowerment, the 2020 census, voting and civic engagement. Pizza will be served!

When: December 14 from 1:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Sorenson Unity Center - 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104

Workshops brought to you by:

  • Hinckley Institute of Politics
  • Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office
  • The Salt Lake Tribune
  • League of Women Voters
  • ArtsBridge      

Partners

  • West View Media
  • Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office 
  • Sorenson Unity Center
  • Spy Hop 
  • ArtsBridge  
  • KRCL

Schedule 

1:15 -  1:30 p.m. - Doors Open - grab a slice of pizza

1:30 - 1:35 p.m. -  Welcome  - Black Box Theater

1:35 - 2:10 p.m. - Spy Hop Film Screenings

  • Sown by Calvin Mumm, Michael Eggert, and Taylor Kiser
    • Sown is a look at the experience and secondary trauma high school students experience from school shootings throughout the different aspects of daily high school life.
  • Marching On by KR Macher
    • This film will inspire voters to consider the lives of our youth while casting their votes, and understand the threat of gun violence is not only to students, but to everyone.
  • I'm Human Too by Jonathan Landeros, Jaimy Madisen and Jeff Morales.
    • "I'm Human Too" explores the challenges and harsh realities of immigration and racism from the perspective of two local families.
  • Dreaming by Sage Nelsen
    • After seeing this film, I hope people will stop stereotyping undocumented immigrants as violent or lazy.

2:10 - 2:20 p.m.- Facilitated Q&A - Davey Davis

2:20 - 2:25 p.m. Call to Action: The power of speaking up and getting your voice heard. Introduce workshops. - Billy Palmer

2:25 - 2:30 p.m. - Head to workshops

Workshop Sessions:

2:30 - 3:10 p.m. - Workshop A (40 minutes)

  • Writing an Op Ed with the Salt Lake Tribune – George Pyle
  • Writing your Representative with U of U Hinckley Institute - Miranda Best
  • The Power of Being Counted: Mobilizing Around the Census -  Hailey Leek 
  • Rock the Vote -  League of Women Voters

3:15 - 3:55 p.m. - Workshop B (40 minutes)

  • Writing an Op Ed with the Salt Lake Tribune – George Pyle
  • Writing your Representative with U of U Hinckley Institute - Miranda Best
  • The Power of Being Counted: Mobilizing Around the Census -  Hailey Leek 
  • Rock the Vote -  League of Women Voters

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Community Art Activity: Intentions in 2020 with Kerri Hopkins