RadioActive: May 22, 2017

  • May 22, 2017
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Blindspot, Legislative Update, Deportation Fears, One Utah

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

  • Know Your Rights, with Renato Olmedo of the Mexican Consulate in Salt Lake City, and LULAC state chapter president Antonella Packard
  • Sarah Scott and Josh Alvarez of Our Utah, which is launching Revolution 25, a concert series mixing music and activism to engage millennials in the political process. Ogranized around a Know Your Rights theme, the first concert is Thursday, May 25, at Metro Music Hall (a 21+ venue) and will feature hip hop acts. CLICK HERE for tickets.
  • Peggy Carrico of the League of Women Voters of Utah with a recap of last week's legislative interim sessions. Anyone is welcome to join The League. Visit lwvutah.org to learn more.
  • Blindspot, another edition of KRCL's new storytelling series highlighting the issues affecting the lives of women and girls. Tonight, Playdates with Purpose from award-winning storyteller Andrea Smardon and her Changing Our Stories podcast.
  • Jordan Miller, a chef in Park City, shares information about a deportation case that came to light earlier this month when a Hispanic man asked his employe to make good on back wages. Soon after, the man and two other family members were picked up by Immigrations and Custom Enforcement. Joining the conversation, immigration attorney Kate Barber of Immigrant Legal Services, which took part in a Know Your Rights workshop Saturday in Heber City, Utah, put together in light of the arrests and deportation worries in the surrounding Hispanic community.