THE STORY BEHIND THE PROJECT
We are honored and excited that Utahn Conversations is being commemorated into a mural with the Patagonia Salt Lake City Store. Utahn Conversations developed last year in light of the murder of George Floyd. In that moment, we were asking, how can this time of pain become an opportunity for community healing? A team of community leaders came together to guide folks to step into the role of host, and have critical conversations with their friends and family to build safety for Black bodies in our communities. Please join us to learn more about the artist, project, and ways you can bring these conversations to your community.
You can learn more at utahnconvos.com
PRINTS AND FUNDRAISING
The folks depicted in the mural are community members and real folks who give back to our community through the projects below. You can help us in our fundraising efforts through your kind donation, thank you so much! We would also like to thank you with the gift of a print.
Prints are available at the Patagonia SLC store - 2292 Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
5x7 go for $10
11x17 prints go for $15
Once you donate, go to the store and show verification of your donation to pick up a print at the store
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORTED BY THIS FUNDRAISER
Curly Me! is a 501(c)3) resource for families with child of color, specifically black girls between the ages of 5-14 years. We hold quarterly events and mentoring opportunities to help educate, empower and encourage girls to be their best selves.
Ngoma Y Africa
At Ngoma y'Africa Cultural Center, we preserve and increase understanding of African culture through arts such as storytelling, languages, music, dance, and other educational experiences.
Our mission is to nurture, preserve, promote and present the rich heritage of the African and African American experience through art, history, education, health, and cultural understanding.
The mission of Versatile Image is to create a medium between diversity through the arts and economic growth of urban communities.
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