School Boots Boy Scouts; Salt Lake School Board Member Files Federal Complaint (Tribune)

Scouting » Citing federal law, Salt Lake City school board member Michael Clara wants rejected Cub Scouts to be allowed to meet at elementary school now. By Ray Parker | The Salt Lake Tribune First Published Mar 31 2013 01:01 am Salt Lake City School Board member Michael Clara has jumped into the gay membership controversy surrounding the Boy Scouts of America, filing a federal complaint against his district because a principal did not allow a … Continue reading

2013 Cesar Chavez Creative Expressions Celebration & Competition

Each year both Granite, and Salt Lake School Districts participate in the Cesar Chavez Creative Expression Celebration & Competition. Students are asked to identify a leader for social justice from their community, state, or country. It can be someone they know personally, or someone they admire. Students are asked to define what cause this person to dedicated to? What id/does this person do to promote or further the cause of justice? How has his or her work positively impacted the lives of others? Each student … Continue reading

Clara’s Right On Schools (Tribune)

First Published Mar 21 2013 01:01 am • Last Updated Mar 21 2013 01:01 am As a former Salt Lake City School Board member who represented both the Avenues and the west side, I fully support Michael Clara’s controversial public stance to bring attention to the inequity facing west-side schools (“Salt Lake City board member blasted for calling teachers ineffective,” Tribune March 14). For a quarter of a century, if not more, low-income and minority … Continue reading

Utah Capitol Hill: Alama Uluave

  Ran into my predecessor from the School Board Alama Uluave. He and I ran against each other for school board in 2004. Ila Rose Fife was on the school board for eight years and did not run for re-election in 2004. I lost to Alama by one vote. The last weekend before the election, instead of campaigning  I went camping with my Boy Scout Troop (Buena Vista). So, I learned my lesson, in 2012 – I campaigned every … Continue reading

Utah Capitol Hill: Representative King

  Representative King -District 28 His Web Page Reads: My name is Brian King and for the past four years it’s been a privilege to represent House District 28 in the Utah State Legislature. I’m running in 2012 to ensure that the interests of the people in District 28 are represented by an experienced, knowledgeable, and established advocate. My wife Alison and I have lived in the district for 26 years and we have loved every minute … Continue reading