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Silence is Violence

A voice silenced is a thought, feeling, belief or ideal killed. Come to the University of Utah’s LGBT Awareness Week’s Day of Silence commemoration to hear junior high, high school and college students break the silence about violence and discrimination against LGBT youth. For the weekend, help raise awareness for a cure for multiple sclerosis at the 21st Annual MS Walk 2010. Then, later, stop by City Hall for updates on efforts for historic preservation in Salt Lake City.

Day of Silence
Friday, April 16

LGBT Awareness week concludes with a day where U of U students will break their day-long vow of silence with talks about the specter of violence and discrimination hanging over LGBT students in junior high, high school and college.
University of Utah, Olpin Union Ballroom, 246 S. Central Campus Drive, 801-587-7973, April 16, 1-2 p.m., SA.Utah.edu/LGBT

2010 MS Walk
Saturday, April 17

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that may never go away, but that doesn’t mean people should ignore it. With 400,000 Americans diagnosed and 200 added to that number weekly, MS is impacting more people all the time. Prove your support for treatments and research that could help those diagnosed live better lives or, perhaps, even find a cure. The event is a simple one- to three-mile walk for people of all ages and abilities.
Exchange Park, 900 N. 700 West, April 17, Check in 8:45 a.m., event begins 9:45

Historic Landmark Commission
Wednesday, April 21

This municipal meeting
(PDF agenda) will be packed with info for anyone who wants to know how to preserve historic buildings or demolish them. Get an update on demolition and economic hardship guidelines from the Economic Hardship committee and then hear about the latest tweaks in the Historic Preservation Overlay district and which buildings will be included in the new maps.
Salt Lake City and County Building, 451 S. State, Room 126, April 21, 5 p.m., 801-535-7757, SLCGov.com

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