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Center for Human Rights

Remembering Ted Wilson
TCHR Founding Director and Former Mayor of Salt Lake City

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We honor the memory of our beloved founding director, Ted, whose visionary leadership was the cornerstone of the Tanner Center for Human Rights. With unwavering dedication, he cultivated a legacy of compassion and activism, touching countless lives through his commitment to public service. Ted's profound impact extended far beyond professional realms; he cherished his family and cherished friendships, teaching us the value of prioritizing what truly matters. As we bid farewell, let us carry forward his spirit of resilience and kindness, remembering his timeless advice to never sweat the small stuff.


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The Tanner Center is dedicated to providing University of Utah students, faculty and the broader community with the inspiration and education needed to become advocates for peace, nonviolence, and human rights. The center seeks to provide avenues for the open discussion of important issues within the community, the nation, and the world.

Last Updated: 4/12/24