RadioActive: April 10, 2017

  • April 10, 2017
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Pioneer Park Coalition, ACLU of Utah, Homelessness Programs, Plus Women of Color Panel

Hosted by Lara Jones and Dr. David Derezotes, tonight's show included:

A conversation about recommendations to address ongoing challenges delivering services to homeless individuals in the Rio Grande District. The Pioneer Park Coalition's Scott Howell and Dave Kelly talked about operational recommendations from Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder, to which Anna Thomas of the ACLU of Utah provided a civil liberties perspective.

It's National Poetry Month. RadioActive is featuring poets from Ogden all week long. Tonight: poet Christina Miller, who said encouraged listeners to check out:

Panel discussion
Women of color sharing their views of life in Utah, as well as some of the work each of them is doing:

  • Renee Harrison, holds a Master's of Social Work from the University of Utah. Navajo from Shiprock, New Mexico, Harrison works at the Indian Urban Center of Salt Lake as a Behavioral Health Specialist. For more information about the Safe Dates Project for 8th Grade Native Americans/Alaskan Natives at the Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake , call 385-267-1290 or email rharrison@iwic.org
  • Samantha Eldredge, Political Science PhD student, University of Utah; former Senior Program and Policy Analyst at National Education Association
  • Elizabeth Gamarra, who was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship
  • Angie Gamarra, a junior about to graduate high school with her Associate's Degree
  • Josselyn Ramos, Executive Vice President, SLCC Student Association