Better to Burn Out or Fade Away? Activists Answer the Immortal Question
Hosted by Lara Jones and Billy Palmer, tonight's RadioActive asked activists whether it's "Better to Burn Out or Fade Away?" Guests included:
- Micah Vorwaller, Utah Health Policy Project, part of several groups who quickly pulled together a Utah Hands Off Our Healthcare Rally at 7:30 p.m. this evening, outside the Wallace Bennett Federal Building, 125 S. State St., SLC.
- Artist Denae Shanidiin, whose art exhibit, I Honor You: A personal commemoration to the AMERICAN INDIAN MOVEMENT, is on display at the Mestizo Institute of Culture & Arts through May 12.
- Braidan Weeks of KRCL's Living the Circle of Life was back to shine a light on Saturday's Monumental Rally for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Monuments, 1 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol. It's hosted by Utah Diné Bikéyah, whose spiritual leader, Jonah Yellowman, also joined the show.
- David John, PANDOS, Peaceful Advocates for Native Dialogue & Organizing Support. John also shared info about White Mesa Ute Community Protest & Spiritual Walk set for 11 a.m. May 13 at White Mesa Community Building, White Mesa, Utah. Directions: The White Mesa Ute Community is between Bluff and Blanding, Utah. The community center is located slightly off Hwy 191, on the west side of the road, behind the Mobil Gas Station. Wear comfortable shoes and bring plenty of water. Sponsored by White Mesa Concerned Community.
- Cassandra Begay, who affiliates with both Utah Diné Bikéyah and PANDOS.
- Karrie Galloway, CEO and president of Planned Parenthood Association of Utah and Planned Parenthood Action Council of Utah, provided an update on the reproductive health care provider's lawsuit with the State of Utah and details on the annual Liberty Luncheon, May 11, at The Falls Event Center.
- Jasmine Despain, UCASA's Student Advocate of the Year, president of PPAU's Students for Choice and president of I Am That Girl, shared the trauma she experienced that turned her into a poet and an activist.