RadioACTive: June 23, 2020

  • June 23, 2020
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#QuarantineCocktails serves up Beetlejuice with Brass Smoothies and City Weekly. Utah Dreamers celebrate SCOTUS ruling on DACA. A Place for All promotes civic identity and character. Community Roundtable on Great American Outdoors Act.

Tonight’s lineup:

#QuarantineCocktails, featuring:

  • Salt Lake City Weekly's John Saltas. To read the latest issue and its cover story, “Black Voices Matter,” click here.

  • Ashlee House of Brass Smoothies mixed up a Beetlejuice, one of the 9th and 9th outfit’s signature smoothies. Good for what ails you, it features beet, lemon, pineapple, ginger, mixed berries, jalapeño, cilantro and coconut water. Get it mild, medium or spicy!

Utah Dreamers react to SCOTUS ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program

A Place for All Participatory Civics Conference, June 24 online:

  • Robert Austin, Humanities Team Coordinator at the Utah State Board of Education, (USBE) who specifically oversees K-12 social studies. 

  • Jenny Nicholas, a teacher of U.S. Government & Citizenship at West High School, where she’s been on faculty for 19 years.  The SLC School District has generously supported an "action civics" style program called Generation Citizen, which Jenny has incorporated into her classroom for two years. 

  • Andie Madsen, an environmental activist who just graduated from West High School. Through her work with Utah Youth Environmental Solutions and the Sierra Club she has worked on various campaigns, including the passage of a resolution that holds the Salt Lake City School District to goals of 100% renewable energy by 2040.

Community Roundtable on the Great American Outdoors Act and conservation in Utah:

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones

  • Community Co-Host: Amy Dominguez

  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer