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Utah Muslim Heritage Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017  1:00 – 5:00 PM  |  Organized by Al-Mustafa Foundation

The festival is meant to celebrate Muslim culture for the Utah community. The audience and participants will include Muslims as well as people of many faiths and backgrounds. The program will include:

  • Presentations on Islamic heritage
  • Muslim global contributions (science, technology, art, and culture)
  • Cultural performances
  • Arts and crafts
  • Cultural food
  • Bazaar


Economic Contributions of Refugees in Utah

The Contribution of New Americans in Utah (Report by New American Economy, August 2016)


ACRL Diversity Alliance
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announced the launch of the ACRL Diversity Alliance to unite academic libraries who share a commitment to increase the hiring pipeline of qualified, talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

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Officers 2016-2017

  • Chair: Heather Novotny, The Joanne and Richard McGillis School
  • Vice-Chair: Susan Spicer, Salt Lake County Library Services
  • Secretary: Vern Waters, Salt Lake County Library Services
  • Webmaster: Juan Tomás Lee, Utah State Library Division
  • Members-at-large:
    • Safi Safiullah, Salt Lake City Public Library
    • Erica Lake, Hope Fox Eccles Health Library / Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
    • Dale Monobe, School of Library & Information Management, Emporia State University

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