RadioActive: June 19, 2018

  • June 19, 2018
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Complicity and Ethical Immigration Policy, History and Hamilton, World Refugee Day, Liberty Laughs and Libations

Tonight’s show:

  • Celebrating refugees in Utah’s community, with:
    • Asha Parekh, Director, Utah Refugee Services Office
    • Fatima Dirie, Refugee Community Liaison, SLC Mayor's Office
  • Opportunities to meet and support refugees in Utah:
    • June 20: Finding Home - Free Screening & Discussion, 6:30 p.m. Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. Broadway, SLC. Watch KUED's original documentary and listen to refugees talk about their experiences making Utah their home. Light refreshments will be served in the lobby before the film where you can mingle with local service organizations.
    • June 23: World Refugee Day, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Fairmont Park, 1049 E. Sugarmont Dr., SLC. Admission is FREE. Events: citizenship ceremony (10am), cultural entertainment and dancing, global market, Spice Kitchen food festival, kids’ activities, refugee youth volleyball championship game and men's soccer championship game. Hosted by Utah Refugee Services.
    • June 23: World Refugee Day with Special Guest Masha Shukovich, 6:00 p.m. at Wasatch Theatre Company, 124 S. 400 W., SLC. Dr. Shukovich is a writer, a poet, a scholar of Gender Studies, a mother, a chef, a performer, a visual artist, and an immigrant from a country that no longer exists. She speaks five languages. She is also a neurodivergent person with a super power called Synesthesia: her brain interprets words as moving images, numbers as colors, and tastes as shapes, colors, and sounds. 

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

  • Host/Executive Producer: Lara Jones
  • Community Co-Host: Ma Black
  • Associate Producer: Billy Palmer