RadioACTive 11.16.22

  • November 16, 2022
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Sweet Streets SLC on UDOT's plan to expand Interstate 15 from SLC to Farmington, and how you can add your voice. Plus, Project Rainbow's Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial, Yoga Forward's gratitude festival, and another episode of Lake Effect.

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

Sunday is the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. RadioACTive spoke with Lucas Horns of Project Rainbow about his nonprofit's memorial at the City-County Building and front yards across the state. Plus, Valene MC of Living the Circle of Life on the origin of "2Spirit" among Indigenous communities.

  • Nov. 20: TDOR Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil, 3:00 p.m. in Room A of the downtown Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. There will be short speeches from community advocates as well as a reading of the names represented at the memorial. Following the service, there will be a candlelight vigil at the memorial, with a reception afterward at The Shops, located next to Library Square, at 6:00 p.m.

  • Project Rainbow's TDoR Memorial is on display at the City-County Building through Monday to honor and remember the transgender victims of violence in 2022. Look for the display of flags, with the names of each victim, on the west side of the City-County Building, 451 S. State St., SLC. Through Project Rainbow, Utah is home to the largest TDoR Memorial in the nation. 

Yoga Forward's Denise Druce and Leah Lobato stopped by to talk about this Saturday's Yoga Forward Gratitude Fest, 9:45a-2p at Roots Charter High School, 2250 S. 1300 W., SLC. FREE. 

Lake Effect with Lila, a junior high student in Houston: "The strangest thing about floating in the Great Salt Lake, it feels almost like a secret, was that I almost felt dead, in a good way. The weightlessness, the white mist, the silence in the air and the silence in my head. And strangely it comforted me, made me less afraid of death."

  • Lake Effect is part of the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a solutions journalism initiative that partners news, education and media organizations, including KRCL, to help inform people about the plight of the Great Salt Lake—and what can be done to make a difference before it is too late. Read all of our stories at greatsaltlakenews.org.

  • Want to share your story of Great Salt Lake with us? Click here

Sweet Streets SLC's Shelby Stults and UoU Prof. Alessandro Rigolon on UDOT’s plan to expand Interstate 15 from Farmington to SLC. Ways to comment:

  • READ: I-15 Environmental Impact Statement, Farmington to SLC.

  • DEC. 16: Last day to submit public comment on UDOT's proposed expansion of I-15 from Farmington to SLC. Those who would like to learn more and provide feedback on the alternatives should visit i15eis.udot.utah.gov. Visitors may provide input using a variety of methods available at the study website, including the option to leave comments on an interactive map. 

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. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

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