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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

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Salt Lake Community Network
December 2015 - January 2018
Vice-Chair

  • Presided over meetings in the absence of the chair
  • Set agenda with the executive committee
  • Served as chair of the Communications Committee
  • Handled media relations

Central City Neighborhood Council
January 2013 - January 2019
Chair

  • Directed branding efforts, raise awareness and promote community engagement
  • Maintained budget, conduct fundraising, manage 501(c)(3)
  • Managed media relations, schedule speaking opportunities, and drive community feedback through social media
  • Oversaw monthly meetings and manage executive board

Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission
June 2014 - January 2018
Chair

  • Reported on human rights issues to the Salt Lake City Council and Mayor’s Office
  • Raised profile of the commission in our city, reaching out to and engaging with diverse communities
  • Recruited from diverse communities for city boards and commissions
  • Advised on legislative impact to diverse communities

Utah Political Capitol
September 2013 - April 2016
Contributing Editor

  • Edited articles for content and structure, with an eye toward objectivity
  • Proofread for grammar and spelling
  • Verify references, quotes, and other information
  • Created social media content and wrote articles at the request of the editor-in-chief

Equality Utah
November 2011 - August 2012
Communications Committee Member

  • Proposed branding solutions and discuss overarching theme for 2012 projects
  • Worked with board to implement the “I Want Action” campaign
  • Designed materials for distribution to the public and the Board of Directors
  • Researched and implemented bipartisan messaging strategies

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