RadioACTive: January 22, 2019

  • January 22, 2019
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Hate crimes, 911 bill, food drive for federal workers, electing moderate candidates

Tonight’s lineup:

José Borjón, Consul of Mexico in Salt Lake City, on a meeting with Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox about recent violence against the Hispanic community and legislative efforts to put teeth in Utah’s hate crimes law.

Prof. Amos Guiora, author of The Crime of Complicity, on another attempt at a Bystander Bill in Utah. Look for Rep. Brian King to run the rechristened "911 bill" this legislative session.

Ginette Bott of the Utah Food Bank, which distributes food through a statewide network of 150 partner agencies. Utah Food Bank offers the following advice during this time:

  • Click here to find out how you can help the Utah Food Bank keep its shelves stocked as furloughed federal workers find themselves in need of the non-profit’s support.
  • Need help? Visit your local food pantry. Take some proof of federal employment with you to expedite the process, as our pantries have been instructed lift typical income requirements.
  • Call United Way’s 2-1-1 for a directory of services nearest you. Or, text 898-211 with your zip code and you’ll be sent a list of resources in your area within moments.

The win-loss record and 2020 strategy of Utah Women & Politics, a non-partisan PAC supporting moderate-progressive candidates in the Beehive State. RadioACTive spoke with original UWP members Cindy Kindred, Diane Stewart and Carol Osborn.

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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:  Ma Black