October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. #RoundtableTuesdays explores Utah's uptick in DV amidst the pressures of coronavirus. Plus, ASUU's plan to combat intimate partner violence on campus, and #3QuickPicks from SLCPL.
#3QuickPicks with Azra Basic, adult services librarian at the Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 280 W. 500 N., SLC. Tonight's picks:
Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival, a memoir by Kelly Sundberg.
No Visible Bruises: What We Don't Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder, award-winning author and journalist whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Slate, Salon, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, New Republic, and others.
Hands are not for hitting by Martine Agassi. A children's book that "demonstrates that 'hands are not for hitting' by suggesting many positive uses for them, such as saying hello, playing, creating, and helping."
#RoundtableTuesdays panel on the state of domestic violence in Utah, featuring:
Krista Flink of Bikers Against Domestic Violence.
Asha Parekh, Director, Utah Refugee Services
Atem Aleu, Refugee Community Team Supervisor, Utah Refugee Services
Domestic violence services mentioned on tonight's show:
Utah Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-897-LINK (5465)
MyPlanApp.org, a free app to help with safety decisions if you, or someone you care about, is experiencing abuse in their intimate relationship. It’s private, secure, personalized and backed by research.
StopTheViolenceUtah.org, a list of providers and their services
Utah Domestic Violence Coalition, a private non-profit organization recognized nationally for providing expertise concerning issues of domestic and sexual violence to member programs, community partners and others in Utah.
Utah Refugee Services, 801-618-5096
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: