KUTV — Yesterday was the 2019 Encircle Summit for the LGBTQ+ youth, young adults and allies across Utah held in Lehi.
Gov. Gary Herbert, in conjunction with Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, released a statement directed to those attending the event. In the letter, Gov. Herbert welcomed and encouraged the summit. He wrote:
Best wishes for a successful event! And, remember to never give up on your hopes and dreams.
Gov. Herbert highlighted the fact that LGBTQ+ youth face higher rates of mental health challenges and other risk factors. And hopes those who attended feel welcomed in Utah. He added:
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