RadioActive: April 2, 2018

  • April 2, 2018
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DACA Workshops, Poet Jesse Parent, MusicGarage Summer Camps, Nonprofits Helping Nonprofits, and HER Salt Lake Contraceptive Initiative

Guests:

  • Steve Auerbach of MusicGarage is back with Osito, an MG graduate who will teach the summer recording workshop. MusicGarage is in the middle of a fundraiser to replenish its scholarship program. Click here for more details.

  • With Pres. Trump tweeting over the weekend that a DACA deal is dead, what's next for Dreamers in Utah? We'll find out with Silvia Araoz of SLCC Amigos Mentores Peer Mentor program.

    • Thursday, April 5: DACA, Citizenship & Deportations, a FREE workshop workshop, 5:00 p.m. in the Student Event Center (Room STC 130) of SLCC's Redwood Road Campus, 4600 S. Redwood Road.

  • April is National Poetry Month and we'll featuring Utah poets or poems all month long. This week, poets from Wasatch Wordsmiths and Sugar Slam.

    • Tonight: Jesse Parent, a two-time runner-up at the Individual World Poetry Slam, a two-time finalist at the Ill List Invitational Poetry Slam, a finalist at the 2012 Ontario International Poetry Slam, and a two-time semi-finalist and group piece finalist at the National Poetry Slam. He has been on 9 Salt City Slam teams, has served as SlamMaster and coach for Salt City Slam, and serves on the executive council for Poetry Slam, Inc. His poetry has been featured on the Huffington Post, UpWorthy, TheBlaze.com, and WorldStarHipHop.com.

  • Nonprofits Helping Nonprofits: Jerry Rapier, artistic director of Plan-B Theater Company, and Meggie Troili of Craft Lake City. 

    • Tuesday, April 4:  A Craft Lake City Fundraiser with Plan-B. Receive a single admission to a special preview showing on April 4 at 7 p.m. for every $20 donation to Craft Lake City. 100% of the donation will go to directly to Craft Lake City! Donate $20 (or more) here. Your name will then be added to the preview list to receive admission to this special showing of JUMP.

  • What happens when you give thousands of women access to free birth control? HER Salt Lake reported on the results of the Salt Lake Contraceptive Initiative. Guests: Doctors David Turok, Jessica Sanders and Kyl Myers of the Family Planning program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

RadioActive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Host/Executive Producer: Lara Jones
  • Community Co-Host/Associate Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Volunteer: Tommy Sutter