Upcoming Events and News
Celebrate 15 Years of Community Writing
When: Wednesday, October 19th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: The SLCC Community Writing Center 210 E 400 S, Suite 8
What: We will be reflecting back to our 15 years of helping anyone in the community write. This our time to thank our volunteers and dedicated writing assistants who all work so hard to make the center this beacon in our community.
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DWS Fall Reading and Reception
When: October 27 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: Urban Arts Gallery, 137 S. Rio Grande Street
What: Join the SLCC Community Writing Center as we celebrate the writers of the DiverseCity Writing Series. Come hear members of your community share their thoughts, ideas and stories at this public reading.
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In the News
Gaining 'perspective on life': ReelAbilities Film Festival to share stories about disabilities
SALT LAKE CITY — Melissa Helquist has been working to bring the ReelAbilities Film Festival to the Salt Lake area for the past 12 years. She said it is a chance for the community to explore some of the stories she believes “don’t often get told.”
Read the rest of this Deseret News article featuring our involvement with the ReelAbilities program.
SLCC's writing program boasts success
SALT LAKE CITY — A few years ago, John Wilkes ended up the last place he expected to be — in a homeless shelter.
“That was just a product of a lot of heavy drinking, losing a job and being told by my partner to get out of his house and I had nowhere to go,” he said.
He was staying at the Road Home shelter when he wandered across the street to a then-new storefront program begun by Salt Lake Community College English associate professor Tiffany Rousculp.
Read the rest of this inspiring story on KSL to see how writing can make a difference in a person’s life.