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The Multicultural Affairs Office was created by executive order in January During the legislative session, a housekeeping bill codified the Office thereby renaming and structuring it as the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs under the Utah Department of Heritage and Arts, and solidifying its integral role in state law.
The Division recognizes the importance of developing relationships with the many different communities throughout Utah in order to achieve its important mission. Our vision for impact across Utah has translated into three foundational pillars: Youth LeadershipTraining Resources and Professional Developmentand Community Engagement.
The strategic model was influenced by our increasingly diverse and changing demographics in Utah. This has led us to intentionally focus on empowering emerging leaders and underrepresented communities to support a vibrant and thriving Utah for all. Through dynamic partnerships that are committed to cultivating communities that celebrate diversity, we believe we can all do our part to ensure people feel like they belong and this is their home—a place to invest in. Build awareness of pathways to higher education and empower emerging leaders to see themselves in spaces of achievement. Develop capacity building resources to promote an inclusive and welcoming climate in Utah across sectors.
Collaborate on initiatives that address the needs of and celebrate historically resilient communities. She is a national training consultant dedicated to bringing awareness to intersections of trauma and the School-to- Prison Pipeline, an epidemic that targets our most vulnerable youth by streamlining them into the juvenile justice system.
Quinney College of Law in May During that year, she was selected as one of 25 law students in the nation to be recognized and highlighted for her social justice activism in the National Jurist, a leading news source in legal education. She has actively sought to bring awareness to issues of violence and systemic oppression through her personal faith-based and professional endeavors. She has a decade of experience assisting survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and violent crimes as a Law Enforcement Victim Advocate.
In addition, she is also the founder and director of Royalty Rising Youth Ministry, a culturally relevant and gender specific outreach initiative for at-risk and marginalized young adults. In working towards sustainable and equitable changes, she hopes to root these practices in frameworks that prioritize and acknowledge the cultural abundance of our communities.
She also helps administer the Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Commission. Her parents and grandparents instilled in her the value and importance of education that has remained strong throughout her life. After earning her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of New Mexico, she provided speech-language therapy services for 10 years to school-age children. Also, she worked with families in her hometown as director of a family literacy program. She continues to be a proponent of educational equity and building bridges between community members and state government.
Claudia Loayza has a strong sense of heritage and desire to be an advocate for equitable resources and opportunities for communities of color and underrepresented groups.
City planning became her conduit for this drive and she quickly learned that the state of a community lies in the harmony of its intersections. She recently graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science where she studied the crosses between urban de and public health. In the fall, she will be attending the University of Utah's Masters in City and Metropolitan Planning program to better address disparities in city planning, health, and education from a systemic approach.
Ephraim Kum was born in Kumasi, Ghana and immigrated to the U. He was raised in Atlanta, GA and traveled to Utah two years ago to pursue higher education. Ephraim is passionate about advocating and creating opportunities for marginalized communities. At school, he is involved in student government where he serves as an Associate Director, and loves to promote inclusivity in that capacity. The importance of serving and uplifting others, has been on the forefront of his mind since high school.
Over the years he has spearheaded multiple service and community dialogue initiatives seeking to bridge the gap between diverse communities. He plans to pursue graduate school later in life, and hopes to make helping others to reach their full potential a lifelong mission. Read The Governor's Executive Order.
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