Celebrating Juneteenth in the Beehive State, featuring a Roundtable Tuesday panel discussion with the NAACP Salt Lake Branch and Sema Hadithi African American Heritage and Culture Foundation. Plus, More Than a Flag (on National Flag Day) and Summer of Civics with Utah Civic Learning Collaborative.
Led by Volunteer Host Risshan Leak, tonight's show featured the following people, organizations and/or events:
Summer of Civics with Robert Austin of the Utah Civic Learning Collaborative, an informal alliance of educators, nonprofits, policymakers and academic partners dedicated to preparing youth for civic life. Austin also serves as Humanities Team Coordinator and Secondary Social Studies Specialist with the Utah State Board of Education.
Today is Flag Day. RadioACTive got an update on the campaign for a new state flag from David Wicai, project manager for More Than a Flag. Expect official designs by August! Follow the project's timeline at flag.utah.gov.
Roundtable Tuesday panel on Juneteenth, featuring:
Robert Burch of Sema Hadithi African American Heritage and Culture Foundation, which just this last weekend conducted a soil ceremony for Black men lynched in the Beehive State.
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