RadioACTive: February 26, 2019

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Celebrating the life and times of the late-Robert 'Archie' Archuleta with his family and friends. Plus, legislative updates and a grassroots group that serves as a Latter-Day Saint LGBTQ resource center

Tonight’s lineup:

Legislative updates, featuring:

  • Catherine Weller of The League of Women Voters of Utah. Each Wednesday during the session, the League meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Seagull Room next to the Senate Cafeteria. Bring your own lunch and catch up on The People's business with the League.
  • Erin Jemison, policy director for the YWCA Utah. March 27, join Jemison for breakfast, a recap of the 2019 Utah legislative session, and a discussion of the Y's priorities moving forward.

Holy Cross Ministries returned with one last call for nominations for the 2nd annual Sister Kathleen Moroney Legal Service Awards. Guests: HCM Director of Immigration Maribel Real and Development Specialist Maria Mullahi.

Listen Learn and Love, an online LGBTQ resource center aimed at the Latter-Day Saint community. Guests: Richard Ostler, who created the website, and board member Debra Coe. Active members of the LDS Church, Coe and her husband, Don, share their family’s story in Episode 16 of the Listen Learn & Love podcast.

Peace, Justice and Equality: Celebrating the life and times of the late-Robert “Archie” Archuleta, a civil rights activist and voice of Utah’s Latino community. Featuring Archie’s wife, Lois; son, Jason; and two of his daughters, Lucienne and Micaela; as well as Maria Garciaz of NeighborWorks Salt Lake and state Representatives Sandra Hollins and Mark Wheatley.

Other friends shared their stories of Archie in recorded interviews, including former SLC Mayor Rocky Anderson, for whom Archie served as Minority Affairs Director; state Representatives Angela Romero and Karen Kwan, whom Archie mentored and advised; and Crossroads Urban Center’s Glenn Bailey, who said the non-profit exists today because of Archie’s support and guidance.

 

Got a story you'd like to share on the show? 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 body of the message.

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

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer:  Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host:  Ma Black
  • Volunteer: Saida Dahir

 

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