Mayra Cedano takes the reins at Comunidades Unidas, Miller Family Boys and Girls Club names Carrisa Vera Youth of the Year, Chef Abudu of Kafe' Mamai and Spice Kitchen Incubator gets his food truck rolling, Roam Wyld launches with a Wyld Transition Soulstice Dance Party, Soap2Hope's #HolidayWishlist, and live, homegrown music from The Pho3nix Child, Martian Textilez, 2020 Vandal Visionariez and Omnipotent Genii.
Live, homegrown music from The Pho3nix Child, Martian Textilez, 2020 Vandal Visionariez and Omnipotent Genii.
Jillian Orr, director of the teens program at Murray’s Miller Boys & Girls Club, introduce us to Carissa Vera, the club’s youth of the year. A 4.0 sophomore at Murray High School, Vera organized a service project last Saturday to make sack lunches to feed over 600 homeless individuals. She recruited more than 80 teenagers and 20 adult volunteers to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and holiday cards, then deliver the meals throughout downtown Salt Lake City.
Spice Kitchen Incubator was back for another visit with Kafe’ Mamai Llc.-Catering company’s Chef Abudu. Since last time, he’s launched the Kafe’ Mamai food truck 11a-2p at the University of Utah Student Union when class is in session. And look for him quite possibly at Streamline Industries, Inc. in Sugar House this weekend.
#HolidayWishlist, featuring January Riggin and Courtney Averett of Soap2hope, a nonprofit 501(c)3 that that builds awareness, offers resources and advocates for women, men and teenagers who have been sexually exploited, sex trafficked and are working in the sex trade, as well as individuals who are facing addictions, abuse and trauma in the community.
Roam Wyld is a new women-owned Consulting & Event Production company for Cultural Creatives. Founders Michelle Stephen and Jennifer Hamilton stopped by the show to talk about the start-up and the launch party, WYLD Transition - Winter Soulstice Dance, this Saturday from 7:00-11:00 p.m. at Avenues Yoga, 867 E. 2100 S., SLC.
Latina Mayra Cedano has been named executive director at Comunidades Unidas, which for 20 years has been empowering Utah’s Latino Community to recognize and achieve its own potential and become a positive force for change in the larger community. RadioACTive talked to the community organizer about her new job and what’s in store for 2020.
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