RadioACTive: May 5, 2020

  • May 5, 2020
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#QuarantineCocktails with the #FreePress and Gateway. Electing moderates may mean registering as a Republican for the June Primary Election. Utah Women and Politics PAC is working to flip the Utah House. Community Roundtable with self-care workers, including Princess Kennedy. Local activist talks with Dolores Huerta. Celebrating Utah nurses and the bicentennial of Florence Nightingale's birth.

Tonight’s lineup:

#QuarantineCocktails Ep 22:

  • John Saltas of Salt Lake City Weekly, Utah's independent newspaper for 35 years and counting. Click here to read the latest issue.

  • Greta Belanger DeJong of CATALYST Magazine, which for 35 years has been exploring and promoting ideas, events and resources that support conscious, empowered living for people and the planet. Click here to read the latest issue.

  • Jackie Briggs of The Gateway, where the last public events were KRCL’s Queens of Music Festival and Catalyst’s Clean Air Solutions Fair on March 7. To see which restaurants and shops are open for curb-side pickup or limited-capacity shopping, click here.

Politics in Moderation, featuring:

  • Utah businessman Kem Gardner, whose recently wrote about why the Election for Utah governor is in June, not November in The Salt Lake Tribune.
  • Lucinda Kindred of Utah Women and Politics PAC, which is to raises money to provide financial support to viable candidates of either party running for the Utah State Legislature. In anticipation of the June primary, UWP is interviewing candidates this month and will make financial and in-kind contributions to moderate candidates in nearly a dozen races. Click here for more information.

Ma Black, host of Night Estéreo on KRCL, busted a few myths about Cinco de Mayo.

Latino Leaders Network: Ciriac Alvarez, policy analyst and immigrant rights activist with Voices for Utah Children, talked about her Virtual Cafecito with Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta. The Facebook live special included a special performance by Las Cafeteras. To watch the archived video, click here.

Roundtable with self-care workers, moderated by RadioACTive Community Correspondent Tamrika Khvtisiashivili. Panelists included:

Nurses Day/Week/Month/Year: May 12th is 200th Anniversary Florence Nightingale. RadioACTive checked in with Dr. Richard Cowling, Dean of Nursing, at Utah-based Ameritech College of Healthcare, and ACH student Brandi Altman.

  • May 6: National Nurses Day and Ameritech is sharing a FREE Cookie or FREE 24oz Drink with all Nurses🎉. Stop by Swig on Wednesday, share your Nurse’s badge, and get your free drink or cookie. Promotion only valid on May 6, 2020 in Utah, while supplies last. Must show Nurse’s badge. 

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
  • Community Correspondent: Tamrika Khvtisiashivili
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Volunteer: Isabella Sabala