REQUEST FOR COVERAGE: October 9, 10:00am
CONTACT: Katie Matheson | Better Utah Institute | 845.775.7901

Salt Lake City, UT – A coalition including labor, environmental groups, and local community advocates will hold a press conference to present a vision statement for the 2030 Olympics. The Utah Community Benefit Coalition was created out of excitement surrounding Salt Lake City’s proposed 2030 bid, and a desire to help a future Salt Lake Olympic and Paralympic Games be the very best they can be. Utah has the opportunity to raise the bar for how an Olympic Games can be run and in doing so, create positive impacts across our communities.

A few coalition members, including Crossroads Urban Center, Westside Coalition, HEAL Utah, and Utah Building Trades will speak to how a community benefits agreement addressing specific community issues can help make Salt Lake City’s Olympic bid even stronger. 

An embargoed copy of the vision statement can be found here. 

The Utah Community Benefit Coalition vision statement has been endorsed by the following groups: 

  • Better Utah
  • Citizens Education Project
  • Crossroads Urban Center 
  • HEAL Utah
  • Impact Hub
  • League of Women Voters of Salt Lake
  • Save Our Canyons
  • Utah Building Trades
  • Utah Clean Energy
  • Utah Coalition of La Raza
  • Utahns Against Hunger
  • Voices for Utah Children 
  • Westside Coalition
What:Community coalition introduces vision for 2030 Olympics   
Who: Better Utah Institute Crossroads Urban Center HEAL Utah Utah Building Trades 
When:Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 10:00am 
Where:Impact Hub 350 N State StSalt Lake City, UT 84103


The Better Utah Institute, formerly the ABU Education Fund,  is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing a strong, educational voice by creating resources that advance civic engagement and good governance. For more information, visit their website here

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