RadioActive: August 15, 2018

  • August 15, 2018
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Grizzly Goat Live in the Studio, the Economic Benefit of Medicaid Expansion, #StandOnEveryCorner, Fresh Start Ventures and the Tiny House Movement, Seattle's Tiny Homes for the Homeless

Tonight’s lineup:

  • Stacy Stanford of the Utah Health Policy Project on what her group says would be the economic benefits of expanding Medicaid — should voters approve Prop. 3 at the polls this fall.
  • Grassroots activist Ashley Weitz, who has been taking a stand on the southeast corner of South Temple and 1300 East in SLC for the last 40 days. She’s part of a movement called #StandOnEveryCorner, which is growing quickly across the U.S.
  • Tiny homes on wheels – smaller, attractive, affordable. Are they the answer to Utah’s homelessness crisis? Can they provide a way to successfully re-enter society after incarceration? David and Linda Donaldson of FreshStart Ventures talked about their unique approach to empowering people who, like themselves, need to create a new start after incarceration.
    • Aug. 23-25: FreshStart Ventures’ Tiny Home Showcase at University Place in Orem. Free event, but they’d like it if you reserved a ticket.
    • REAL Transition, a community within the Utah State prison and Utah’s county jail systems focused on providing incarcerated individuals with a method to improve themselves by establishing healthy connections and supporting them in developing a personal vision for success. Weekly orientation from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Thursday evenings at 195 S. 200 E., Provo.

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RadioActive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Host/Exec. Producer: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Nick Burns
  • Volunteer: Isabelle Sabala