The John R. Park Debate Society is the University of Utah’s national championship-winning competitive speech and debate program. Their programming includes regular issue forums and other community engagement. The Debate Society, founded in 1869, is the University of Utah’s oldest student organization. For more information, visit debate.utah.edu.
The ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice in Utah is focused on prosecutorial and parole reform. Our goals include reducing incarceration rates by 50% and combating racial disparities in the criminal justice system. For more information, visit www.smartjusticeutah.org.
The League of Women Voters encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Their all-volunteer membership also works to register voters, provide voters with election information through voter guides as well as candidate forums and debates. For more information, visit http://www.lwvutah.org/.