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Excuse Me While I Change The World is a Utah based nonprofit organization, started by friends who wanted to create a better world for our children, and unify the nonprofits fighting for the same.
The International Transgender Day of Remembrance began in 1999 in San Francisco to remember the murder of Rita Hester, a transwoman stabbed to death in her apartment in the Boston area. After seeing how the victim was being portrayed in the media, a group of individuals formed the “Remembering Our Dead” website and have continued […]
This event is hosted by our community partner. AFSP Utah Chapter (ADDITIONAL INFO: http://www.afsp.org/survivorday) Have you lost someone to suicide? International Survivors of Suicide Day is a day dedicated to those who have lost a loved one to suicide. All around the world, survivors of suicide loss will come together to feel a sense of community, […]
When there is bullying in school, or a child lost to suicide, teachers and administrators are often the first to receive blame. We believe that not only are educators not to blame, but they are the key to creating positive change.Through the remainder of the school year, we will be providing intensive, online, easily accessible webinars to provide teachers and school admins with real tools and resources to help prevent bullying and suicide in schools.
Parents ::: Teachers ::: Students ::: Community Members
~ Join us in making Utah schools safe for all kids. ~
The Utah Safe School Coalition and OUTreach Resource Centers welcome Tracy Flynn, Educational Consultant from the Human Rights Campaign’s Welcoming Schools program.
FEATURING ~ Utah Premier of “What Can We Do? Bias, Bullying, and Bystanders”~
~This is a FREE event~
We have a number of things that will be going on at this event, including ~The Fashion Show with original designs and styles put together from the Uptown Cheapskate closet, featuring youth and adult models of all types, shapes, sizes and styles ~Art of all types on display, including poetry, music, dance, jewelry, painting and […]
We will have an Art Show, with art from all skill levels. Art of all kinds will be available to view, buy, or win at auction. We believe that everyone should be allowed to express themselves, as individuals, through art, regardless of skill level. Clothing will reflect our real world environment and encourage acceptance & […]
Two of our RAD Youth Council members will be speaking at this years TEDx Salt Lake City event on September 20th, 2014. Devun Hansen & Shandel Payne will be sharing the RAD Youth Council methods, mission and ideas and talking about bridging the gap between youth and adults to change the world. This is a […]
May 19, 2014
Several months ago, we started working with Darick Reed from Missoula, Montana. Darick traveled, on foot, from Montana to California to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention, and has maintained that passion since his arrival home. He has created incredible programs and campaigns to raise awareness, worked with local organizations to broaden their reach, […]
May 6, 2014
April was a trying month. As we were gearing up for our second annual event, at a location that we had secured way in advance, we found out that that location would no longer be able to host us due to zoning and licensing issues that they were having with the city. Shortly after that, […]
The RAD Youth Council is a youth run organization, under Excuse Me, that allows youth to become more involved in their community and assist making changes that they see as necessary and important.
The RAD Youth have their own board, made up of their members. They discuss and vote on ideas and programs, and those votes are honored.
Empower U Inc. is a local based organization that is poised to become a national voice for Anti-Bullying and Suicide Prevention programs. This grass roots organization has teamed up with Ashley Johnson, Miss Teen Salt Lake City 2013 to bring programs such as Project Bully Busters to children in our community.