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In Utah County this week, you can join the good comrades of Utah Valley University’s Revolutionary Students Union as they host Chicano activist Teresa Gutierrez and Fred Goldstein, former leader in the Workers World Party. Or you can attend a meeting of Salt Lake City’s defenders of diversity, the Human Rights Commission. Later, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to get a one-on-one meeting with Mayor Ralph Becker.

Activist Forum With Teresa Gutierrez and Fred Goldstein
Thursday, May 19

Anti-market forces are converging at Utah Valley University, where you can hear two revolutionary thinkers discuss workers rights, immigration and imperialist globalization, for free. Utah Valley University’s Revolutionary Students Union will be hosting Chicano liberation leader Teresa Gutierrez and Fred Goldstein, formerly in the leadership of the the Workers World Party and author of Low-Wage Capitalism, a Marxist take on globalization and the working class. Utah Valley University Library, 800 W. University Parkway, Room LI502, Orem, 801-863-8352, May 19, 7:30-8:30 p.m., UVURSU.com

Human Rights Commission
Thursday, May 19

Salt Lake City’s Human Rights Commission—charged with protecting the human rights of all city residents regardless of race, gender, age, disability, national origin, religion or sexual orientation or identity—will be meeting this week to discuss a vacancy on the commission, review the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance and discuss helping West Valley City create its own Human Rights Commission. Salt Lake City & County Building, 451 S. State, Room 335, 801-535-7734, May 19, 5:30 p.m., SLCGov.com/Mayor/divHR

Meet With Mayor Becker
Wednesday, May 25

Local residents looking to bend Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s ear are encouraged to schedule 10-minute meetings for Wednesday. If you’ve got an issue with fees, potholes or just want to give the man a high-five, schedule your meet and greet now. Salt Lake City & County Building, 451 S. State, Mayor’s Conference Room, 801-535-7704, May 25, 4-6 p.m., SLCGov.com/Mayor/Pages/OneOnOne.htm

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