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ry | : Order Dept. Serials libraries U. of Utah City THE BEGINNING OF UNDERSTANDING “WORDPO (2) 84112 spats 1 SPN 44 ‘es . Poh STOTT ALENT i (CGS © fie PS RTRNE NORE Rey nL ; LN AT TT eeeTCE | IRR att a oe I RE TAD Co RtaNeats a rhs vaste os SOE SEER T OF seh era ORStn Dh 2 aI0U TEN OLY bom eseSee SATE TS.r a7 ; W ¢) J Editorial Ofc. 975 E. 3300 South ite 1 Tel: 486-9371 SEMINAR FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING | Full tuition scholarships are available for a three-week Human Relations Seminar in Subculture Awareness opening June 22 at Westminster College. Dr. Mack D. Gift, workshop director, said the scholarships are being funded by the National Council of Christians and Jews for the $90, three credit hour course. The seminar is designed to broaden knowledge of subculture problems and to provide a perspective in dealing with them, Dr. Gift said. Application is open to anyone, although the program is geared for those in_ service occupations, he said. Participation will be limited to 25 enrollees. The three-phase program will offer an orientation into the beliefs and values of minority groups and will give participants the chance to learn more about their personal feelings. During the second week they will be involved in training programs connected with community projects. Then participants will return to the campus to work iprograms of curriculum development, Dr. Gift explained. | Further information may be obtained by calling, 484-7651, extension College. 62 at Westminster HUD REPORTS HOUSING GOALS OGDEN NAACP HOLDS BANQUET EDWARDS NOMINATED TO_ PRIMARY BALLOT The Ogden chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held their annual banquet Saturday, June 13 with William E. Pollard, representative of the AFL-CIO’s Department of Civil Rights in Washington, D.C. as the honored guest and speaker. Pollard told members, “The situation in Utah is still viable. I think local people should, and can, work together.” | Distinguished citizenship awards were presented by Chapter President James H. Gillespie to the last four redeaps at Ogden’s Union Station. The four men — LeRoy ACHIEVED A. top official of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development stated that goals for increased starts of housing units for lower income families were achieved in the first five months of L970: Woodward Kingman, Deputy Commissioner of HUD’s Federal Housing Administration, said that HUD had also made much headway this year to attract new sources of funds into housing mortgages. _ “We are going after new capital sources to help all who need Johnson, indicate backed by FHA and VA mortgages two men “worked hard to get jobs Roy A. Goodwin, Glenn L. Edwards, representative for the Utah Legislature from District No. 3 came close to receiving the 70% delegate votes needed to place him uncontested on the primary ballot, receiving 16 votes against Beatrice Marchant’s 10 votes. Mr. businessman, Edwards, local is active in community affairs, with a background in public relations and law enforcement. Robert V. Williams will face Representative Nellie Jack in a primary election to be held in September. Representative Jack received 16 delegate votes as Williams finished second with 12 votes. . | Mr. Williams, a graduate of Westminster College where he was included in Who’s Who in American Colleges, continued his education as a law student at the U of Utah. He worked closely with KUTV-2 in preparing a documentary on local housing problems entitled “Ghetto.” He is presently working with the YMCA and the Central City Satellite Center. Robert V. Williams Legislative District 10 Glenn L. Edwards Legislative District 3' John W. Hayes and James A. West — had more than 155 combined years of service. Awards for outstanding service in the area of civil rights were housing,” said Mr. Kingman, who is presented to Marion Carter and also President of Government National Mortgage Corporation and Nobel Heath. Carter is first vice president and Heath is on the Assistant Secretary of HUD. executive committee of the Ogden He explained that GNMA’s new current’ reports from field offices— progirams-of guaranteed. securities - NAACP. Preside “2 Gulespie satd the homes that and more than apartments 400,000 will be started this year involving Federal subsidies to benefit low and moderate income families and individuals. That more than doubles the number started last year. _ In the first five months this year, he said, about 122,000 homes and apartment units were started under housing subsidy programs. That was 9,000 more than the number targeted. As the main season for homebuilding develops, and more funds become available, higher starts figures are targeted for later months of the year. : Mr. Kingman told a National Association of Credit Management meeting in Cherry had attracted major investments by pension funds and other groups. These include $25 million of securities thus far issued of the pass-through type (investors receive regular repayment of principal), and another $170 million more is pending in this form, Mr. Kingman said. In addition, $400 million of GNMA — guaranteed mortgage — backed bonds were sold on May 19. He explained that the bonds provide for lump-sum return of principal and thus offer an attractive new investment form for minority young people.” Pollard urged that the local black community establish “coalescence with other groups in Utah with similar problems, namely Indians, Mexican-Americans and_ labor groups. The problems they all have will not be solved alone or withoui help of white people.” to. large private and public investment groups. Don’t Miss — Accusation aimed at SL School Board PAGE 6 Two Salt Lake City officials have said money has been taken out of been directed to make a study of the public safety department what state and federal funds may budget to finance the center. be available to finance the Central He added that two proposed City Community Center 615 3rd budgets, for $42,000 and $60,000 Kast. respectively, have been proposed This action was taken by city for the center. commissioners after board members “But there is no money available of the Central City Center appealed and we may have to struggle for to the group for a budget. another year,” Mr. Barker said. “I Mayor J. Bracken Lee made the have asked Salt Lake County to motion to have Vernon F, take over the center’s Operation, Jorgensen, city planning director, but they said no.” and Lynn J. Marsh, city personnel Glen Larsen, member of the director, make the study. ' Central City board, said they have The mayor’s motion also had to rely on the generosity of included the suggestion that the business firms to make donations Community Action Program (CAP) and hope they can get a budget offices in the center be moved. from the commission. Currently, he said, CAP rents office space in the building. The mayor said a state employment center could be put in the center. _ Public Safety Commissioner L. Barker, ELECTS BLACK Hill, N.J., that Central City Fund Drive Approved James NEWARK. Jr., who is in charge of the Central City Center, After not receiving a budget for the up coming year from the City Commission, the Central City Community Center, 615 South 3rd East was granted approval by the Commission to begin a fund-raising drive for operational money. The goal is $65,000 and Betty Stanton, center business consultant MAYOR Kenneth A. Gibson, newly elected mayor in Newark, New Jersey, supporting a belief of. “Power to the People”, said, “When Robert Treat, the man who said, the drive will be conducted by founded Newark over 300 years ago television or a_ radio-telephone came here, I’m sure he _ never campaign. realized that some day Newark Distribution of the funds raised would have soul. We have won a will be according to the priority - very important victory for our needs in the present budget. nation because all the people of the Donations specified for certain city of Newark — Black, Puerto items will be used for such and set Rican and all colors — will come up under special project accounts. together to tell that people can ‘““Each contribution should be reverse the trend of decay in our earmarked, even if it’s for general city and in other cities around the fund,” Mrs. Stanton advised. nation.” . A group of concerned citizens Supporters said Gibson forces volunteered to initiate the had overcome a campaign of hate campaign following a commission and fear, although he tried hard statement that the Central City throughout the campaign to play Center had not been included in the down the race issue. 1970-71 fiscal city budget. Gibson defeated incumbent Information or suggestions on Hugh Addonizio, who had contributions can be gained by appointed him to his post as city calling the Center, 322-2436 or civil engineer in a drive to add more Wordpower Newspaper, 486-9371. Blacks to the city payroll. Moss Urges Emphasis on Youth Senator Frank E. Moss asked for a re-evaluation of government priorities, with youth requiring one of the highest priorities in a visit to the Central City Community Center, 615 South 3rd East. Senator Moss was invited to the center to discuss funding problems. The residents criticized the Salt Lake City Government for funding golf courses and bird houses while ignoring the Community Center. Senator Moss complimented the citizens on their use of the center despite obvious limitations of funds. He readily agreed “people can become disillusioned with a building and grounds but no funds for supplies or cperation.” The Senator said, “Youth should be given all the help possible to become productive citizens of New Aide Heads Youth Services Robert F. Gallagher has been named to serve as Utah’s Youth Services Project director, Planning Coordinator Olson announced. the State Kenneth C. A mental health specialist with State Department of Public Welfare, Mr. Gallagher has served on the staff of the University of Utah.