RadioACTive 12.19.22

  • December 19, 2022
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Women and homelessness in Utah with Dr. Susan Madsen of the Utah Women and Leadership Project. Tech-Moms new Ready to Work program. Crossroads Urban Center's Teddy Bear Rally and Christmas Food Giveaway. And Mahsa Amini, saying her name on the streets of SLC.

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

VoxPop: Iranian-Americans and their supporters gathered at Gateway Mall on Saturday to raise awareness about the executions of protesters in Iran. RadioACTive shared comments from Nasrin Mohammadi, who will also be on the show tomorrow night.

Bill Tibbitts of Crossroads Urban Center, which includes Powerful Moms Who Care and CORC, the Coalition of Religious Communities. They've got two ways for you to help out in the community this month:

  • Dec. 19: Teddy Bear Rally / Diaper & Formula Drive, 6:00 p.m. at Utah State Capitol, 350 N. State St., SLC. Event by Coalition of Religious CommunitiesCrossroads Urban Center and Powerful Moms Who Care: "Please come to show your support for the one hundred plus Utah children that have been turned away from shelter because there are not enough beds for all of the families in need. We ask that you bring a teddy bear to symbolize a child who will wake up in a car or a tent on Christmas morning. We will also be collecting diapers and baby formula for Crossroads Urban Center's emergency food pantries. This is a family-friendly event, kids of all ages welcome!"

  • Dec. 23: Christmas Food Giveaway, 10a-2p at Rowland Hall, 843 S. Lincoln St., SLC. "If you need help with food this season, come and receive a [frozen] turkey and sides for your holiday meal. Drive north on Lincoln Street and a volunteer will load a turkey and sides into your truck. First come, first served until supplies are exhausted. Limit 1 food basket per vehicle. Walk-up options available. No documentation required. For more information, call 801-364-7765 or visit" 

Dr. Susan Madsen of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, just released a Research Snapshot on Homelessness Among Utah Women (with Candice B. Pierucci and Dr. Emily S. Darowski). 

  • Inspire InUtah is an initiative to help support women entrepreneurs and women in the workplace at every level. 

Tech-Moms Co-Founder Robbyn Scribner is ready to help women re-entering the workforce in a variety of fields. To find out more about her new program, Ready to Work, we spoke with Scribner and Tech-Moms graduates Kelsey Taylor and Samea Nielson.

  • Jan. 17-March 7, 2023: Ready to Work, the Tech-Moms workforce re-entry program designed for women looking to find a job in any industry (not just tech). It is an 8-week program designed to support women as they return to the workforce after a career break. This fully virtual program will be a synchronous course meeting for 2 hours each week for 8 weeks. The course will run every Tuesday night (7-9 pm MT). Course tuition is $100 (tuition assistance available for those who qualify).

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 was produced and hosted by Lara Jones. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email