Topic: Connect

Spaceship Earth: a new film to inspire the power of small groups and to re-imagine our world

Photo courtesy of Sundance Institute You may remember the story––in 1991, in Oracle, Arizona, about an hour north of Tucson, eight people sealed themselves inside “Biosphere 2,” a …

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Mantras for Sanity: Quarantine Staff Picks (Part 5)

We don’t know about you, but we’ve been losing it a little bit the last few weeks. Even though Utah has entered the “orange” phase, our state has yet to reach its projected peak in …

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Sweet Streets

What you get when you design and construct safe alternatives to driving cars. Cities along the Wasatch Front are growing and evolving. People are moving to the area as they discove …

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Monica’s story

The following story is one of three collective stories (see “Community Cats” and “Meet the Cat Avenger: Julie Davis”) on feral felines and the women who love them.  One cat leads t …

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Zoom Yoga

Maintaining community in quarantine These times of quarantine are challenging us all, one way or another. My yoga studio, Mindful Yoga Collective, has been closed since mid-March, …

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Podcast “Foreign Somewhere” Episode 1: Shanghai during the covid-19 pandemic with Jayden Ke

Foreign Somewhere is a podcast connecting with people from around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. While we’re sitting at home in isolation all this time, feeling …

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Positivity: Good News During A Pandemic

The past few weeks have been difficult for a lot of us. I know that I can’t go more than five minutes without seeing the escalating turmoil caused by COVID-19, and with so many of …

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How to Politely Decline an Invitation to Gather During COVID-19 (Plus, a note on quarantine-friendly alternatives and Zoom etiquette)

Social etiquette in the days of the coronavirus pandemic is changing. No more handshakes, no more hugs, no more clinking glasses together during a group cheers. The new polite thin …

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Clean Air Solutions Fair 2020

Last grand gathering for a while. Saturday, March 7, 2020 seems like a dream, now. It was the day of our 7th Annual Clean Air Solutions Fair, held at The Gateway. We expected an ex …

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Complete your 2020 Census: Now is a great time

The U.S. Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the country’s people, businesses and economy. The Census Bureau has the responsibility to count all of the …

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My Corona

Let Uncle Dennis tell you a bedtime fable. “Stop crying, Jimmy. I’ve done all the research and there is only a .001% chance of a monster coming out from under your bed to eat you; …

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COVID-19 hastens the need for CATALYST’s first ever podcast – an introduction

Photo created by xb100 – www.freepik.com As we start to hibernate in physical isolation, a necessary response to the fact that the U.S. is now considered the Coronavirus “epicenter …

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Local businesses who are bending over backwards to stay open and need your patronage during social isolation

Owner Dean Pierose of Cucina Although it may feel like everything is closed after the March 18 earthquake and the COVID-19 pandemic, many local businesses are working hard to keep …

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Closed and cancelled

In an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus there has been a blitz of shutdowns both statewide and locally. Beginning at 11pm on Monday, restaurants and bars in Salt Lake Co …

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Utah’s 7th Annual Clean Air Solutions Fair

Saturday March 7th, 11am-4pm The Gateway, South end of the Union Station Come with questions, leave with solutions On one hand, the longterm prospect for the Salt Lake Valley’s air …

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