Salt Lake City — United Way of Salt Lake and Salt Lake Community College present the Building Equitable Communities Speaker Series, focused on building understanding, building bridges, and building commitment to action for addressing persistent inequalities in our communities.


Join us on August 11, 2021 for an important conversation with systems change leader Hugh Vasquez. The event will be held live at the Salt Lake Community College Grand Theatre on the South City Campus as well as livestreamed for those who prefer to watch remotely. Vasquez will discuss “transformative leadership for equity” and share his ideas for working together in challenging systems of exclusion, marginalization, and oppression.


United Way of Salt Lake’s president and CEO Bill Crim will facilitate a discussion and community Q&A with Vasquez about his work related to equity and inequality.


About Our Speaker:

Hugh Vasquez is one of the country’s top equity and diversity educators and a consultant to campuses and organizations working to create healthy multicultural environments. Vasquez has worked with hundreds of organizations and schools who want to take on the challenges of eliminating the social conditions that produce racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia.


Event Details:

“Transformative Leadership for Equity” presentation


Livestream or Salt Lake Community College
Grand Theatre on the South City Campus
1575 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115


August 11, 2021
7-8:30 p.m. | Presentation and Q&A
Single Program Tickets | $15
Discounted tickets available for students and community members experiencing economic hardship: please contact for more information.


Tickets can be purchased Depending on sales, tickets may be available at the door. 


About UWSL: United Way of Salt Lake is working to create long-term change by harnessing the power of nonprofits, government, corporations, and thousands of individuals to work together and solve the most difficult problems we face as a community. Our goal is that every child succeeds, every step of the way. You can be a part of the change and help put #UtahKidsFirst. Learn more at