Summer Forum


A diverse and exciting new lineup of speakers awaits you for eight Sundays this summer from mid-June through mid-August. Programs begin at 10 am and this year will be held virtually on



Sundays at 10:00 am

June 28 – August 16

Paisley Rekdal is a Professor at the University of Utah Department of English and Utah's Poet Laureate.
Ben Winslow is a News Reporter at Channel 13 Fox TV.
Michelle Quist is a Columnist and Lawyer working at the Salt Lake Tribune  
Vicki Bennett is the Director for the Department of Sustainability, Salt Lake City Government
NKenna is Outreach Coordinator for Write Here, Westminster College community writing center, and is a doctoral student in Writing and Rhetoric Studies at the U of U. She is a facilitator for the YWCA Woke Words project, more info can be found here:
Randy Dryer is an Attorney, Professor of the Honors Program at The University of Utah
Rod Decker is a Reporter at KUTV Channel 2, 40 Years as a Journalist, and Author of "The Elephant In The Room"
Dr. Gerald Lazar is the former Chairman of LDS Dept of Psychiatry and former Medical Director of IHC Behavioral Health.


Please register in advance for the webinars:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel) The webinar starts at 10am but the zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am.

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.


 Click here for a pdf of the Summer Forum Series Speaker Schedule