RadioACTive: February 25, 2020

  • February 25, 2020
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Creating Beloved Community to #KeepFamiliesTogether, Unknown Faces of female farm workers, #ThePeoplesBusiness with The League of Women Voters of Utah, YWCA Utah and HEAL Utah

Tonight’s lineup:

#ThePeoplesBusiness, a report from community partners about the actions of lawmakers and lobbyists during the 45-day general session of the Utah Legislature — which ends March 12. Tonight’s report featured:

Photography as an act of solidarity with Rosa Villoslada, who spent a year documenting female farm workers in Washington’s Yakima Valley. Her work is on display at the main City Library from March 7-April 17.

 

The Utah Coalition to Keep Families Together is currently organizing a campaign to stop a proposed immigrant prison in Evanston, Wyoming. Guests: Esther Meroño Baro of the coalition and Ashley Dixon, a former Core Civic employee who will be in SLC this weekend

 

  • Feb. 29:  Creating Beloved Community: An Evening of Stories & Reflection, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Jackson Elementary, 750 W. 200 N., SLC. Free and open to the public. Learn more about this campaign and explore the connections between this issue and other local struggles moving the community toward freedom and justice for all.

 

Got a story you'd like to share on the show or an issue you’d like us to cover? Record a voice memo on your smart phone, then email it to radioactive@krcl.org. Keep it under 3 minutes and be sure to include a name and phone number in the message.

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Amy Dominguez
  • Volunteer Producer: Risshan Leak

 

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