RadioACTive 11.22.23

  • November 22, 2023
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Residents of SLC's West Side report on the I-15 expansion process and how they're trying to hold power accountable. SLCC's James Singer on the community college's new scholarship program for Utah tribal members. Plus, SLAM Rocks!

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

Steve Auerbach of SLAM: Salt Lake Academy of Music, a non-profit organization that gives hundreds of K-12 youth free-to-fee access to high-quality musical instruments, instruction, and programs in classical, rock, jazz, blues, bluegrass, and electronic music. 

  • Dec. 2: SLAMROCKS! 2023 BENEFIT CONCERT, 7:00-10:00 p.m. at The Commonwealth Room, 195 W. Commonwealth Ave., South Salt Lake. Event by SLAM: Salt Lake Academy of Music: "A high-energy celebration of youth and music featuring ages 11-18 performing rock, metal, jazz, punk, pop, funk and soul music on the big stage! We invite you to support the majesty and power of youth and music with SLC’s future rock stars! THE FIRST 300 YOUTH, AGES 18 AND UNDER GET IN FOR FREE! For adults, we offer a 21+ reserved-seating VIP section, 21+ adult general admission section, and adults and youth all-ages section with FREE admission for youth 18 and under."

Jasmine Walton and Dave Galvan of People Over Freeways report on the effects of I-15 expansion in West Side neighborhoods and ongoing negotiations to offset that impact, especially for those right next to the freeway.

Salt Lake Community College Professor James Singer on the college’s recent announcement that it will cover the tuition for members of Utah’s federally recognized tribes. Singer is SLCC's Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Curriculum. For details on how to apply for the scholarship program that will roll out in January, click here.

  • Salt Lake Community College’s Native American Community Scholars & Fellowship Program supports SLCC’s Native students who are enrolled members in one of Utah’s federally recognized tribes. SLCC recognizes the enduring presence of Indigenous peoples on this land and is committed to building relationships rooted in respect and mutual understanding. Through this program, SLCC will cover the tuition costs for students enrolled in up to 18 credit hours. 

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: