Weekly Feminist Happenings October 22nd-28th

Feminist Happenings in SLC

Thursday, October 24th

Westminster Presents a Diversity Lecture “Building a Stronger Trans* Community: How to Support Trans Communities in the Struggle for Equality:” Bamby Salcedo is the keynote speaker during Pride Week at Westminster. During her presentation, Salcedo, a nationally recognized trans Latina woman who advocates for the trans community, will speak on meaningful ways to support and advocate for trans communities.

In addition to her work with the Translatin@ Coalition and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Salcedo is the creator of Angels of Change, a calendar that provides young trans and gender nonconforming people with a positive image. Salcedo has been awarded the Connie Norman Leadership Award from Christopher Street West LA Pride, the Women in Leadership Award from the City of West Hollywood, and the Trailblazer Award from the Stone Wall Democratic Club.

Details: From 12-1:30 p.m. at Westminster College in the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Auditorium (1840 South 1300 East).

Plan B Theatre Company presents “Nothing Personal:” World premiere by Eric Samuelsen. Susan McDougal, Kenneth Starr, the abuse of power: an exploration of the loss of civil liberties and the human rights violations that have disfigured our culture. Details: Visit ArtTix for ticket information. 

Global Community Dialogue Series: The Utah Refugee Coalition is sponsoring this monthly dialogue series. This month the topic is “The Refugee Story”. Ali Abdikadir will be speaking and sharing his story as a refugee. Please RSVP to Elise Reifschneider at ereifschneider@utahrefugee.org or 720-323-0568. Details: From 6-7:30 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library (210 East 400 South Conference Room A).

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