Panelists to discuss: What Makes a Good Citizen?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2014
Contact: Nancy Volmer
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LAW DAY PANEL TO ADDRESS “WHAT MAKES A GOOD CITIZEN?”

WHAT:
Each year the Utah State Courts plans a panel discussion in conjunction with The Hinckley Institute of Politics to recognize Law Day on May 1. This year’s panel members represent each branch of government and will address the topic “The Importance of Civic Involvement: What Makes a Good Citizen?”

Being an engaged citizen is important to the health of our communities. Whether volunteering at a local soup kitchen, reading to kids at a neighborhood library, voting in a local election, or serving on a jury, each branch of government depends on citizens to safeguard our democracy.

WHO:
Justice Christine M. Durham, Utah Supreme Court
Lt. Governor Spencer Cox
Representative Brian King
Moderator: Michelle Oldroyd, Director, Utah Commission on Civic & Character Education

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 22, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:
The Hinckley Institute of Politics, University of Utah campus, Orson Spencer Hall, 260 Central Campus Dr., Room 253

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