Monday, June 19: Six months ago, Casey Erickson was made an offer — jail or Operation Diversion. Find out where his choice has led him in this latest installment of Voices from the Streets. Led by advocate Rachel Santizo, VoS gives the mic to those individuals experiencing homelessness in our community. Blindspot, KRCL’s storytelling series, brings you the story of Mormon Women for Ethical Government. Plus, #OpenMic Activists from the League of Women Voters of Utah, National Popular Vote Utah, and the Human Rights Campaign Utah. Hosts: Lara Jones and Dr. David Derezotes.
Tuesday, June 20: Imam Abdi from Madina Mosque talks about his recent trials re-entering the U.S. after traveling to Kenya to pickup his family. Refugee Justice League attorney Jim McConkie shares the court case Abdi's situation prompted. Plus, citizen diplomats frmo Hungary and Ukraine with Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy. And the role digital inclusion plays in helping refugees adjust to life in Utah. Hosts: Lara Jones and Noor Ul-Hasan.
Wednesday, June 21: EDGE OF MORNING: NATIVE VOICES SPEAK FOR THE BEARS EARS, a collection of essays, interviews, and poems giving testimony of the sacred landscape of Bears Ears and the Native American efforts to protect it. Plus, Braidan Weeks of Utah Dineh Bikeyah; and the science behind Utah’s first anaerobic digester for organic food waste. Hosts: Lara Jones and Nick Burns.
Thursday, June 22: Soul Salt’s Julie Warr talks about the value of non-violent communication in today’s political landscape. Sue Ashdown is back from Cuba, where she’s lived for the last five years. She’ll talk about communication when two countries are in conflict. And Damon Harris, co-founder of Utah Against Police Brutality and Salt Lake Cop Watch, who was awarded the Torch of Freedom by the ACLU of Utah this year. Hosts: Lara Jones and Billy Palmer.
Friday, June 23: Punk Rock Farmer Friday with Aldine and Lara Jones. Tune in for the Urban Farm Report and meet Shayn and Kristen Braswell of Utah Natural Meat & Milk. The family raises grass-fed and free range cows, pigs, chickens and turkeys on their farm in West Jordan. Plus, poetry at the Utah Arts Festival with RJ Walker. And live music from Jon Bean.
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