DACA-powered panel discussion on Dreamers and their expiration date existence. Plus, Women of the World, Escalera Foundation, Ed Opps, and live, homegrown music from Moodlite.
Live, homegrown music from Moodlite. If you’re one of the lucky ones who heard about their Sofar Sounds Salt Lake City gig this Friday, congratulations! Everybody else, you’ll have to make do with downloads of the alternative electro-soul group.
Samira Harnish of Women of the World, which helps refugee women to achieve self-reliance, find their voice in the community, and attain economic independence. Joining her were case worker Dakota DelValle and WoW graduate Mwamini Ramazani.
Jann Garbett of Escalera Foundation, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Escalera works with students in rural areas in Southern Mexico in order to motivate them to continue on to high school. The group is about to build its 180th school in Mexico.
Walter Franco, president of Educational Opportunities for Utah's Children. Since 2010 Ed Opps has awarded more than 140 scholarships to first-generation students attending eight different college and universities in Utah.
RadioACTive passed the mic to community members closely watching the Supreme Court as it decides the fate of 700,000 dreamers. Moderated by Amy Dominguez, the panel included:
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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: