RadioACTive 10.13.21

  • October 13, 2021
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Call to action with Dave John of Our Unsheltered Relatives. Who's Helping Kids in Utah Courts and YJAM with Voices for Utah Children. Meet the DJ: Barby Garcia of Vagabond Radio shares some of her story.

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

Dave John of O.U.R's - Our Unsheltered Relatives, which serves breakfast most Saturday mornings to folks living on the streets of SLC. Visit OURS page on Facebook to get involved this weekend!

October is Youth Justice Action Month - YJAM. RadioACTive talked about it as part of a panel discussion on Who’s Helping Kids in Utah Courts? A new report from Voices for Utah Children, the only statewide, multi-issue child advocacy organization that speaks out on behalf of children. Panelists included:

  • Martín Muñoz, KIDS COUNT Data Analyst at Voices for Utah Children

  • Anna Thomas, Senior Policy Analyst at Voices for Utah Children 

  • Alyssha Dairsow, Coordinator of Utah’s Racial and Ethnic Disparities (RED) Advisory Committee 

  • Liliana Bolaños, who participated as a Court Observer for the report

  • Estefania De Lucas, who participated as a Court Observer for the report 

Events mentioned during tonight's panel discussion:

  • Oct. 20: YJAM And Yet We Rise, 3:30 p.m. online. Event by Utah Board of Juvenile Justice & Community Partners: "In recognition of YJAM, the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice and partners are hosting a free, public, virtual event. And Yet We Rise will elevate the voices of young people, including those who have experience in the juvenile justice system, through a variety of formats interwoven into an online showcase. Leaders, both youth and adult, will be awarded for their service and commitment to the juvenile justice system."

  • Oct. 28: 2021 Children's Champion Awards Gala, 7:00 p.m. online. Event by Voices for Utah Children: "Please join us in celebrating making a difference for Utah's children and families during our Children's Champion Awards Gala! ."

Meet the DJ: Barby Garcia, host of Vagabond Radio8:00-10:30 p.m. every Tuesday on KRCL. "Sometimes it's nostalgic, sometimes it's a dance party, but it's always a trip."

  • Find out why Paris is Barby's musical inspiration and personal reboot, the first song that changed her life, and why community radio matters to her. 

  • To hear the last two weeks of Vagabond Radio, click here

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's show was produced and hosted by Lara Jones.