RadioACTive: February 6, 2019

  • February 6, 2019
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The transcontinental 'Race to Promontory' in photographs, Poetry Happens, Rumi with cello, Day 11 of the Utah Legislature with the League of Women Voters of Utah and Alliance for a Better Utah

Tonight’s lineup:

Sara Warbelow, legal director for the Washington, D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign, responded to Pres. Trump's State of the Union speech. 

  • HRC Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect LGBTQ people and their families, and assessing how well states are protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination. Utah falls into the category, “Building Equality.” Use the media player below to hear a longer conversation with Warbelow about the report and how Utah could boost its ranking.

Poetry Happens monthly reading. Featuring:

Day 11 of the Utah Legislature, featuring reports from:

Timed for the Golden Spike Sesquicentennial in May, The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West is a new exhibit on display at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Guests:

  • UMFA Curator Leslie Anderson
  • Patricia LaBounty, Union Pacific Railroad Museum
  • Click here for a list of events, including free admission days, related to this exhibit

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

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer:  Billy Palmer
  • Volunteer: Natalie Benoy