Salt Lake Community College Participates in Hunger & Homelessness Week

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Salt Lake Community College will hold a series of events in recognition of national Hunger & Homelessness week. The College has dedicated a week of activities to raise awareness about the issues of hunger, homelessness, and poverty. All events are free and open to the public.

Hunger & Homelessness Week 2012

Hunger & Homelessness Week 2012

We wanted to have something that would lift students' spirits and motivate us all to get up and do something about Hunger and Homelessness.

Salt Lake Community College will hold a series of events in recognition of national Hunger & Homelessness week. The College has dedicated a week of activities to raise awareness about the issues of hunger, homelessness, and poverty. All events are free and open to the public.

On Monday, November 12, the College presents the movie, ‘Have You Seen Clem?’ at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus Student Event Center from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Showings of the film will also take place the following day from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Jordan Campus. This movie provides insight into the lives of those without a permanent residence.

On Thursday, November 15, the College will hold an Oxfam Hunger Banquet at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus in the Student Center Oak Room from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

A themed dance featuring the styles of the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s will be held on Friday November 16 in the Student Event Center on the Taylorsville Redwood Campus from 8:00 p.m. – midnight. "Students from the College's Student Life & Leadership worked with students from the SLCC Black Student Union to put on this dance," said SLCC Student Employment specialist Billy Walker. "We wanted to have something that would lift students' spirits and motivate us all to get up and do something about Hunger and Homelessness."

The College also held a LIVE concert to benefit the Utah Food Bank featuring the bands: Band on the Run, The Agenda, and Missing Persons.

About the College: Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, urban college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 62,000 students each year, the College is the largest supplier of workforce development programs in the State of Utah. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with 13 sites, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains a student-to-teacher ratio of less than 20 to 1.

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