RadioActive: August 4, 2016

  • August 4, 2016
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Ask a Black Person, Ask a White Person

Tonight's show was hosted by Lara Jones and Billy Palmer:

On the RadioActive Report (begins at 08:20):

Upcoming volunteer opportunities:

  • The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Classes: Aug. 6 @ 9:30 a.m. at 475 S. 300 East, Salt Lake City. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT volunteers can assist others in their community following a disaster when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT volunteers are also encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking an active role in emergency preparedness projects. Information on upcoming classes at slccert.org

  • Real Food Rising Harvest Volunteers: Monday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 9-11am at the Farm - 500 S. 1050 West. Our Summer Youth Program is coming to a close and we need lots of extra hands on the farm to help harvest fall crops! We now have volunteer sessions on Monday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 9-11am. We also need volunteers to help with our farm stands on Thursday afternoons! Sign up for slots at http://signup.com/go/oqtCrv or email Erin at eolschewski@slcap.org.

  • Twilight Concert Series Volunteers: Salt Lake City Arts Council is currently in need of volunteers that have day time availability to volunteer on Thursdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. helping blow up inflatable couches and hanging signage. Also on Thursdays from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. placing garbage cans around Pioneer Park for the Twilight Concert Series. Sign up and information at http://twilightconcertseries.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=8624

Ask a Black Person, Ask a White Person, (begins at 28:25) featuring:

  • J-Renee, co-host of the Oddly Influenced podcast and John Merrick, KRCL volunteer and retired police officer
Music featured on the show:
  • Nina Simone -- Revolution
  • Michael Kiwanuka -- Black Man in a White World
  • They Might Be Giants -- Your Racist Friend
Resources mentioned:
  • Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) kicks off his congressional town hall meetings on Aug. 4. More details and locations here.
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