Segment 1: Civility Progress Report
A year ago, Lt. Gov. Greg Bell, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and a host of other community-minded individuals made a New Year’s resolution: to practice civility. The movement stemmed from the cutting remarks, nasty tone and polarization that pervades much of public discourse. So, how are we doing?
- Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker
- Cynthia Buckingham, Utah Humanities Council
- John Kesler, Utah Civility and Community Initiative
On Friday, February 17, “Civility and American Democracy: A National Forum” by the Center for Civil Discourse will stream live from 6:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. MST.
Segment 2: First-Person Stories
A new collection of personal histories celebrates the lessons we can learn from slice-of-life stories and on Thursday, we hear stories of dignity and wisdom from Utahns who have had some very diverse life experiences.
- Paulette Stevens, Utah Chapter of the Association of Personal Historians
- Dave Homer
Paulette Stevens and other contributors to the book “One World, Many Stories” will be reading from and signing copies Saturday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m. at Weller’s Book Works, 665 E 600 S, Trolley Square, Salt Lake City.