RadioACTive: May 7, 2019

  • May 7, 2019
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The Inclusion Experience Project is ready to get comfortable with the uncomfortable. Kazakhstan to Utah, an exchange student's story. IRC immigration coordinators honored.

Tonight's lineup:

Maribel Real, director of immigration services for Holy Cross Ministries, and Tanya Micic and Anna Springer, immigration coordinators with the International Rescue Committee-SLC and the Moroney Legal Service Awardees at this year's Holy Cross Legal Service Awards.

Extraordinary exchange students, featuring:

  • Aidana Smat, an exchange student from Kazakhstan, shared stories from her year in the Beehive State.
  • Bailey Bergstrom, youth coordinator for the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy, and Salar Ahmed and Bridget Raymundo of the council’s Young Diplomats of Utah program. It’s a certification program that empowers youth (ages 14-20) to grow as productive citizens, learn essential leadership skills, and have fun by engaging in a globally connected world through volunteerism and service projects. Questions? Email us youth@utahdiplomacy.orgor call 801.832.3275.

    • UCCD also seeks seeking home hosts for the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP), July 23-Aug. 6. Click here for a host family application.

    • UCCD will host the World Learning Digital Young Leaders Exchange Program, which digitally connects youth to other students in the U.S., Algeria, Yemen, and Iraq. It only takes 2-4 hours a week for 8 weeks (June 24-August 18), and participants will receive a certification, possible project funding, and a $400 discount on study abroad opportunities. Not to mention it's free and a great way to build up your resume for college. Questions, email Bailey at

Ready to get comfortable with the uncomfortable? Then you're ready for the Inclusion Experience Project, a series of unique and intentionally designed experiences aimed to elevate the consciousness of leaders for the purpose of driving trust, stimulating growth and building a culture of inclusivity in the workplace. RadioACTive got a sneak peek with several business leaders, including Sara Jones, CEO InclusionPro; Shawn Newell, VP Business Development, Industrial Supply Co.; Sui Lang L. Panoke, Founder, Rethink International; and James Jackson, Executive Director, Utah Black Chamber.


Got a story you'd like to share on the show? Record a voice memo on your smart phone, then email it to Keep it under 3 minutes and be sure to include a name and phone number in the message.

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