RadioActive: July 28, 2016

  • July 28, 2016
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Racial Disparities in Elected Office

Tonight's show was hosted by Lara Jones and Billy Palmer:

RadioActive Report (begins at 06:05):

  • Matt Canham of The Salt Lake Tribune and Noor Ul-Hasan calling from the Democratic National Convention. 
  • Meet Your Maker, with Jessica Thesing of Craft Lake City and Kristy and Kyle from Fuze Interactive

Upcoming volunteer opportunities:

  • Ogden Pride Festival -- Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Ogden Ampitheater (343 25th St., Ogden) -- needs help with set up in the morning, making sure festival goers have fun, cleaning up the park after the festival, and various other tasks. Please visit to sign up.  
  • Catholic Community Services needs volunteers to help out in their Food Pantry. To sign up, visit or email
  • Off Broadway Theate is looking for people who want to do tech at shows, especially lights and sound. Email your interest to
  • United Way's Stuff the Bus -- August 27 at 9:30 a.m. at Rio Tinto Stadium (9256 S. State Street, Sandy) -- to help kids in need of back-to-school supplies. According to guest Stephanie Rokich, United Way of Salt Lake needs school supplies for more than 11,000 students. Join more than 300 volunteers to stuff backpacks with school supplies and assemble other kits. After volunteering, celebrate your hard work with free lunch, the chance to win prizes, the RSL mascot, and other festivities! All ages welcome, but anyone under 18 MUST volunteer with an adult. Please register at Volunteers are also welcome to donate new or gently-used soccer cleats at the event to go to UWSL Community Schools and Real Salt Lake international partners.

Racial disparities in elected office (begins at 31:20), featuring:

  • Rep. Sandra Hollins (D, Salt Lake City); Jeanetta Williams, NAACP-Salt Lake Branch; and Ernie Gamonal, former Salt Lake County Hispanic Democratic Caucus Chair. Note: NAACP will host a Hate Crimes Round Table Discussion Thursday, Aug. 4, from 2-4 p.m. at Law & Justice Center, 645 S. 200 E., SLC. No ticket necessary.
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