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Salt Lake City Mayor declares January 20, 2012, Civil Rights Activists Recognition Day in Salt Lake City and Honors 50 pioneers of the city’s 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Click here for newsletter pdf.
Utah photo exhibit celebrates ‘ordinary’ fighters against segregation, By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, First Published Oct 02 2011 06:52 pm Last Updated Jan 20 2012 07:46 pm. Click here for article.

Museum opens with civil rights exhibit. The Deseret News — The Leonardo will feature science, technology, art. Published: Thursday, Oct. 6 2011 5:37 p.m. MDT. Click here for article.

January 20, 2012 National civil rights leaders gathered at The Leonardo, Utah’s science, technology and art museum, on Friday evening for a roundtable discussion in conjunction with the museum’s exhibit  This Light of Ours, Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement.  Panelists included famed social activist Julian Bond, civil rights photographer Matt Herron, author Tamio Wakayama, and the discussion was moderated by Pastor France Davis.   The discussion aired live on KCPW.  Click here for a podcast of the event.
With your host Nkoyo Iyamba, Cultural Connections explores the exhibit This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement with CDEA executive director Leslie Kelen and Leonardo public affairs coordinator Lisa Davis. Click here for a podcast of the event.
KUED’s Contact for Wednesday, September 28th, 2011. Click here for link.

Click here for This Light of Ours video episode.

Feb 25 2012 3:00 pm, KINGS ENGLISH BOOKSHOP/ Location: Street: 1511 South 1500 East City: Salt Lake City, Province: Utah Postal Code: 84105 Country: United States. Click here for link.

Saturday, February 25, 3 p.m. As part of our observation and celebration of Black History Month, Leslie Kelen, will sign copies of This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. Click here for link.

Jewish Emigration from the Soviet Union to Utah Tuesday, January 17, 2012 The book Streaked with Light and Shadow: Portraits of Former Soviet Jews in Utah features the stories of the emigration of Jews from the Soviet Union to Utah. The book’s editor Leslie Kelen, Executive Director of the Center for Documentary Expression and Art, will lead a discussion and several people featured in the book will tell their stories at an event Wednesday evening at 6:30 at the Wagner Jewish Community Center in Salt Lake City. On Tuesday’s Access Utah Tom Williams talks with Leslie Kelen and emigres Natasha Rapaport and Alex Kravtsov.Click here for link.

“Protest in Film and Photographs” is a 60 minute piece that was aired on March 31, 2012. The second half of the show interviews Leslie Kelen, CDEA executive director; Matt Herron, activist photographer and the exhibit’s curator; and John Dittmer, Civil Rights Movement historian on the exhibit “This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement,” currently at The Leonardo in SLC. Click here for link.