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Mayor Mendenhall declares March 31st César Chávez Day in SLC

Posted on: March 24th, 2023

WHEREAS, on March 31st we honor the life and legacy of César Estrada Chávez; and WHEREAS, Chávez, who was born into poverty and raised by Mexican American migrant workers, dedicated his life to labor rights activism in the pursuit of advancing the rights and conditions of workers across the country; and WHEREAS, one of Chávez’s […]

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Mayor Mendenhall declares March 13 through March 15 Deaf History Month in SLC

Posted on: March 8th, 2023

WHEREAS, today marks the start of Deaf History Month, celebrated annually from March 13th through April 15th; and WHEREAS, Deaf History Month, first introduced in 1997 by the National Association of the Deaf, highlights significant events that have impacted the deaf community over the course of history, including the opening of the American School, the first […]

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Mayor Mendenhall joins the Salt Lake City Council to recognize February as Black History Month in SLC in joint resolution

Posted on: February 21st, 2023

WHEREAS, Black History Month is a time to celebrate the far-reaching contributions made by Black Americans throughout our country’s history, that have shaped our nation and our city for the better; and WHEREAS, the origin of Black History Month can be traced back to 1926 when Dr. Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the […]

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Mayor Mendenhall declares February 1 through February 7 Gun Violence Survivors’ Week in SLC

Posted on: January 31st, 2023

WHEREAS, this year marks the fifth annual National Gun Violence Survivors’ Week, which is observed from February 1 through February 7 to share and amplify the stories and voices of gun violence survivors who live with the impact of gun violence every day of the year; and WHEREAS, every year, nearly 40,000 Americans are killed […]

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