RadioACTive 09.18.23

  • September 18, 2023
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USU Prof. Patrick Belmont on running the Great Salt Lake. Silver and Sandstone, celebrating Volunteers of America, Utah effort to end homelessness and care for those needing detoxification and mental health services. Plus, Living the Circle of Life talks with Darren Parry, who's creating a new K-12 curriculum from an Indigenous perspective.

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

Kathy Bray, president and CEO of Volunteers of America, Utah, which provides community-supported programs for people experiencing homelessness as well as those who may need detoxification and mental health services. BREAKING NEWS: Bray shares that the nonprofit today reached 70% of its $20 million capital campaign goal. 

  • Oct. 19: Silver & Sandstone, VOA Utah's Fall Gala, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Natural History Museum of Utah, SLC. "Volunteers of America, Utah is thrilled to unveil our newly revamped fall gala, Silver & Sandstone. Formerly known as Silver Spurs, the updated name reflects a desire to host a celebration where we honor our community's resilience, strength, and natural beauty and surroundings. We hope you will mark your calendars and join us for an evening of fun and meaning, where we raise critical funds to support VOA Utah’s important work." For tickets, click here

USU Prof. Patrick Belmont, who's leading an effort to run the perimeter of the Great Salt Lake. Fellow ultra-runner Erin Anzalone and student filmmaker McCaulee Blackburn join the conversation.

From yesterday's edition of KRCL's Living the Circle of Life, DJ Dave John spoke with Darren Parry, former chairman and a current councilman for the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation. The Spring '23 Practitioner-in-Residence at the University of Utah College of Humanities, Parry is developing an Indigenous-centered curriculum to teach Native American history for kindergarten to grade 12.

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: