RadioActive: July 13, 2017

  • July 13, 2017
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Speaker Hughes on Panhandling Awareness Campaign, UtahAAGHS on Untold Pioneer Stories, Anti-Discrimination Training, Meet Your Maker at Craft Lake City

Hosted by Billy Palmer and Lara Jones, tonight's show covered:

  • University of Utah- Voices of Diversity VOD's Kiara Polee, Alicia Fisher and Leesa on Anti-Discrimination Response Training, which uses a witness-centered approach to prejudice reduction and anti-discrimination education. Register by July 22 for this free training by sending an email to irene.ota@socwk.utah.edu.
  • Craft Lake City's Alex Porpora brought in maker Autumn 80KV Rogers, a musician who's created a cybernetic interface you can try at the DIY festival next month. Look for her in the (air-conditioned) STEM hall, sponsored by Google Fiber. Click here to learn more about makers at this year's festival.
  • Dr. LaShawn Williams and Robert and Alice Burch on the first annual Day of Remembrance Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at Library Square, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. The event is hosted by UtahAAHGS, the Afro American Historical & Genealogical Society, Utah Chapter. Join UtahAAGHS to remember the African American Pioneers of Utah and of your family. The remembrance begins at 10:30 a.m. with a Libation Ceremony, an ancient and sacred ceremony that honors deceased ancestors, followed by food, music, dance, spoken word, and special observances.
  • Rep. Greg Hughes, Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives, talks about a new awareness campaignto direct charitable contributions to service providers instead of panhandlers. To make it easier to donate funds, a text-to-give component is part of the campaign. Simply text “HELPSLC” to 77948. Online donations can also be made at helpslc.org.