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Affirmation LIVE Monthly Virtual Fireside with Sarah Bowers and Paul Cardall

July 27, 2020 |

On Sunday, July 26th, we hosted our Affirmation LIVE monthly virtual fireside with guest speaker Sarah Bowers and musical guest Paul Cardall.

Ron and Sue Raynes 2019 Affirmation International Conference Mortensen Award

Mortensen Award Call for Nominations – 2020

July 12, 2020 |

This award is named in honor of Paul Mortensen, the first to receive it and one of the founders of Affirmation, and is the highest honor Affirmation can bestow upon an individual member. We call upon all members and supporters of Affirmation to nominate worthy candidates for this award for 2020.

2020 Int Conf FB Event Cover

International Conference Dates, Registration, and Workshop Proposals

July 12, 2020 |

This year’s Affirmation International Conference will be hosted virtually over four weekends from September 12th to October 4th. Registration will open on July 19th. Applications are open for conference workshop proposals. More details at conference.affirmation.org.

Affirmation LIVE BLM Roundtable

Watch: Black Lives Matter Roundtable Dialogue

July 12, 2020 |

An enlightening and motivating discussion highlighting the important intersectionality of the LGBTQ and Black Lives Matter movements and the responsibility we all have to work for equality, justice, and liberation.

Devils Advocate

Two Degrees off Center: The Devil’s Advocate

July 12, 2020 |

When I first heard the word “coronavirus,” I had flashbacks to the early days of the AIDS crisis, and something told me to take this seriously, and I’ve followed Dr. Anthony Fauci like a prophet guiding us through this crisis.

Affirmation LIVE Kris Irvin and Conner Leavitt

Affirmation LIVE: Monthly Virtual Fireside with Kris Irvin and Conner Leavitt

July 1, 2020 |

Affirmation LIVE: Monthly Virtual fireside featuring trans-masculine non-binary Latter-day Saint Kris Irvin and UVU vocal student Conner Leavitt.

Fork in the Road

Two Degrees off Center: The Fork in the Road

June 28, 2020 |

We must make choices that will decide which way we go, to look inward and be brutally honest with ourselves, to focus less on our rights and more on our should, and then to stop…and listen…listen to others…to really understand things as they see it through their eyes…to admit we don’t know, we don’t have all the answers, and our only hope to get through this is Christlike love—for us and our fellow man.

2018 Affirmation Collage

New Affirmation Leadership in Chile, Ecuador, Argentina, and Mexico

June 14, 2020 |

Affirmation is pleased to announce the appointment or election of leadership teams in Chile, Ecuador, Argentina, and Mexico. We thank these leaders for volunteering their time and talents to work…

Affirmation LIVE Charlie Bird Savannah Stevenson

Video: Affirmation LIVE Virtual Fireside with Charlie Bird and Savannah Stevenson

June 1, 2020 |

The very first of our monthly virtual firesides! This month, we were thrilled to have former BYU Cosmo the Cougar Charlie Bird as our guest speaker with musical performances by West End leading lady Savannah Stevenson.