RadioActive: September 12, 2017

  • September 12, 2017
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Deep dive into DACA with Community Co-host Ma Black, Latinos in Action, National Education Association, Divided by Deportation, DACA recipient Adam Ledesma, Mexican Consulate in SLC. Plus, Voterise launches #GiveWhen to support voter registration drive, and street artist Vexta reports him from her 5-story project in downtown SLC

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

  • Street artist Vexta calls in from her current work painting a 5-story-tall mural in downtown SLC.

  • Voterise's Elsa and Dick Gary and Sarah Scott talk about the launch of #GiveWhen, a new program that allows contributors to donate only for each new voter registration VOTERISE secures on a monthly basis.

  • Miguel Gutierrez and Mitchelle Jangara of Brave New Films share details about Divided by Deportation, a new film series available via Facebook. Each week they'll post a new film, which they invite you to share in support of Dreamers.

  • Chelsie Acosta, a teacher at Glendale Middle School where she teaches ESL and Latinos in Action, and former Utah teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia, who now serves as president of the 3-million-member National Education Association.

  • UVU student Alan Ledesma shares his story as a DACA recipient.

  • Claudia Benítez, Cultural Attaché at the Mexican Consulate in SLC, shared DACA resources and cultural events for Hispanic Heritage Month. Part of Excellence in the Community, the consulate invites the public to a free concert with Mariachi Sol de Jalisco at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 14, at the Gallivan Center in downtown SLC.