RadioActive: January 25, 2018

  • January 25, 2018
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Ways in Which Prosecutorial Discretion Feeds the School to Prison Pipeline, League of Women Voters on Latest Reproductive Rights Legislation, Sundance Report from Sneaking Into Movies

Hosted by Billy Palmer and Lara Jones, tonight's show featured:

  • Davey and Cody D of Sneaking Into Movies with an update from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Follow Davey and Cody D's Sundance coverage on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, as well as KRCL's Sundance 2018 webpage.

  • Emily Walsh of the League of Women Voters of Utah with a recap of Day 4 of 45 at the Utah Legislature. Walsh talked about legislation dealing with reproductive rights (abortion and IUDs) and a slate of bills under the banner of Family Economic Prosperity Priorities, including removal of the sales tax on food and feminine hygiene products. 

    • Click here for the 2018 Legislative Session bills and resolutions the League is following.
    • Each Wednesday during the session, the League meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Seagull Room next to the Senate Cafeteria for a brown bag review of what is coming up in the session.

  • Tonight's panel discussion on the school-to-prison pipeline, and how prosecutorial discretion in the juvenile justice system may be feeding it, included:

    • Angela Doan, Senior Advisor for Education, SLC Mayor's Office

    • Moana Uluave-Hafoka, Policy Advisor & Community Outreach for Diversity and Human Rights, SLC Mayor's Office

    • Kathi Sjoberg, Davis County Deputy Prosecutor 

    • Nubia Pena, Juvenile Defense Attorney