The 2019 Legislative Session came to a close this month, and this year I have closely watched several pieces of legislation. Equality Utah sponsored two essential bills, one banning conversion therapy and the other creating a hate crimes statute. In addition, I observed three bills supported by the United Way of Salt Lake that would increase early childhood education funding and increase scholarship opportunities. Some of these important bills passed, and unfortunately some didn’t.

Read more about my analysis of the 2019 Legislative Session at my Peace and Possibility Project Blog here.