RadioActive: November 28, 2017

  • November 28, 2017
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Solidarity Dinner, Mercado Pop Up, El Barrio Salva al Barrio, PAshdown on Net Neutrality, Kids Speak Up for Parks, Meet the Millennial Policy Tank

Hosted by Lara Jones and Ma Black, tonight's show featured:

  • Amy Dominguez of Unidad Inmigrante, which is co-hosting Solidarity Dinner to Keep Families Together.  Set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 29, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 261 S. 900 E., SLC, dinner will be prepared by two women facing deportation, their families, and other community organizers to represent community coming together. If you plan on going, organizers ask you to bring an appetizer to share potluck-style.

  • Artists Ella Mendoza and Alethia Rodriguez, who shared the opening of Mercado {Market + Pop Up}, featuring the artists of the Colectiva Nopalera. Check it out Saturday, Dec. 2, 4-8 p.m. at Boing! Anarchist Collective, 608 S. 500 E., SLC.

  • Santos Guzman and Aléf Kuhl, who are helping with El Barrio Salva al Barrio, an event Saturday, December 9, 7-10 p.m., at Mestizo Institute of Culture & Arts, 631 W. North Temple, SLC, to raise funds for children affected by the earthquake in Oaxaca earlier this year.

  • Update on net neutrality with Pete Ashdown of Xmission. He said expect a lawsuit when, not if, net neutrality goes away under FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a former attorney for Verizon. Note: Xmission provides streaming services for KRCL, and Ashdown serves on the station’s board of directors.

  • Kids Speak for Parks’ Robbie Bond, a 10-year-old visiting the national monuments under review by the Trump Administration. He’ll be in town to speak at the Rally Against Trump’s Monumental Mistake, 1 p.m. Saturday in the Rotunda of the Utah Capitol building.

  • Meet the founders of the Millennial Policy Tank, which aims to re-engage millennials in the game of politics. Guests: Sui Lang Panoke, Becca Olea and Erik Roan.