RadioACTive 03.21.23

  • March 21, 2023
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Project Rainbow's Lucas Horns and Jacey Thornton on Transgender Day of Visibility, especially in the wake of anti-trans legislation recently passed by Utah lawmakers. AmeriCorps' Michael Smith on community service. Plus, a preview of Treefort Music Fest in Boise, ID!

Tonight's show features the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Having spent the weekend staking hundreds of transgender pride flags across the Beehive State, Project Rainbow’s Lucas Horns and Jacey Thornton talk about Transgender Day of Visibility. To learn more, visit the TDOV page of the Human Rights Campaign. Local resources include Project Rainbow and the Utah Pride Center

  • March 31: 14th annual International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV) Rally and March. Transgender Day of Visibility celebrates the resilience and success of transgender and gender-nonconforming people and raises awareness of transgender rights. It's very important for trans and non-binary youth to have support and to be seen.
    Friday, March 31st
    (All ages)
    5:00 PM - Rally at the Utah State Capitol
    5:30 PM - March to City Creek Park
    5:45 PM to 7 PM - Speakers and Youth Open Mic
    Followed by an amazing and fun-filled 21+ event at @milk.slc

AmeriCorps' Michael Smith on community service. He was in town this month for the annual gathering of AmeriCorps folks. Last year, according to the federal agency, "more than 3,800 Americans of all ages and backgrounds united to meet local needs, strengthen communities, and expand opportunity through national service in Utah."

RadioACTive shares a preview of Treefort Music Fest in Boise, ID. We're sending a team to cover the five-day fest across 50 venues and featuring 500 bands. Tonight, we spoke with KRCL's Gavin Dahl, Radio Boise's Wayne Birt and Treefort co-founder Eric Gilbert. To follow the KRCL team on its Treefort experience, click here

  • March 22-26: Treefort Music Fest is a multi-venue, emerging artist music festival in downtown Boise, Idaho. Celebrating #Treefort11. A Duck Club Production. For tickets and info, click here.

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email Tonight's RadioACTive team included: