RadioActive: August 8, 2018

  • August 8, 2018
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#WhereDoTheyGo, Inland Port Update, Immigrant and 2nd Generation Youth Experiences in the Era of DACA and Immigrant Criminalization

Tonight’s lineup:

  • Jessica Roadman of Crossroads Urban Center on the launch of #WhereDoTheyGo.  
    • Aug. 9: Crossroads Urban Center and Alliance for a Better Utah will host a launch party for the release of the first in a series of three short videos highlighting the homelessness crisis in Utah. The videos will outline the growing affordable housing issue in Utah and will ask the question about impacted Utahns, “where do they go?”
    • The one-minute video will be shown to the audience, followed by an open period for discussion. Along with the video, a petition will be published calling on Governor Herbert to include financial resources in his 2019 budget to provide for increased affordable housing and rapid rehousing options for singles and families facing homelessness.
  • Immigrant and 2nd Generation Youth Experiences in the Era of DACA and Immigrant Criminalization, a panel discussion recorded March 30, 2018, at a day-long symposium presented by the Center for Research on Migration & Refugee Integration at the University of Utah College of Social Work. On the panel:
    • Stacey Shaw, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work, Brigham Young University. With first-hand experience in resettlement services in Utah and Malaysia, Shaw’s research focuses on the well-being of refugee populations.
    • Dr. Veronica Terriques, professor of sociology, UC Santa Cruz. Her research focuses on educational inequality, immigrant integration, and organized labor. Her work is linked to education justice and immigrant rights organizing efforts in California.
    • Dr. Tanya Golash-Boza, professor of sociology, UC Merced, who studies racial disparities and human rights implications of U.S. immigration policy. She is the author of several books, including Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism and Immigration Nation: Raids, Detentions, and Deportations in Post-9/11 America.

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

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Community Co-Host/Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer