RadioACTive: March 26, 2019

  • March 26, 2019
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People Before Politics, the local and global rise of digital authoritarianism, how transgender visibility dispels myths

Tonight's lineup:

Katie Matheson of Alliance for a Better Utah and Christine Stenquist of TRUCE talked about the work they do to help people get involved in local politics. 

  • March 27: People Before Politics: Elections 101, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. Alliance for a Better Utah and TRUCE are teaming up to show Utahns the roadmap from now to November 2020. We'll help you figure out next steps, how to get involved with the political party of your choice, how to support a candidate that will defend the initiative process, and how you can get involved on issues that are *still* in the works, such as Medicaid expansion.

The local and global rise of digital authoritarianism with Carrie Rogers-Whitehead of Digital Respons-Ability and Victor Villa of Openwest Conference.

  • Digital Citizenship Student Workshops. Guided and facilitated conversations on digital citizenship principles such as: online safety, media literacy, digital law and more. Workshops are uniquely tailored toward age and developmental need and encourage students to develop critical thinking skills.

  • Digital Citizenship Parent Workshops. In-person workshops for parents to learn about devices, how to communicate about technology to your child, and much more. We also offer one-on-one digital parenting consulting. Contact for pricing details.

  • April 10-12: Annual OpenWest Conference, with topics for developers, designers, engineers, and business leaders who use open standards and technologies to solve business needs from the cloud to the desktop.

March 31 is the 10th anniversary of International Transgender Day of Visibility. A panel of community members who are transgender discussed how transgender visibility dispels myths. Panelists included:

Upcoming events:

  • March 28: Lunch and Learn-Pronouns 101, 11:30 a.m. at the Utah Pride Center, 1380 S. Main St., SLC. 

  • March 31: Transgender Day of Visibility, 2:00-5:00 p.m. at Sun Trapp, 102 S. 600 W., SLC. 

  • April 9: Employment Empowerment Conference & Job, 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. The event is open for any attendee and will focus on educating and enabling the employment of members of the Transgender Community. It is designed to empower applicants by providing employment related training while bringing the best employers in the greater Salt Lake City area to recruit from our diverse talent pool. There is no sign-up required. Please come prepared to talk with employers and leave your application or resume with them.


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

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones   
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host:  Ma Black