On Primary Election Day, RadioACTive Intern Diego Bradley took over the show for a youth perspective on politics and civic engagement with UCCD's Young Diplomats. Kearns Youth Council takes the lead on service in their community. League of Women Voters of Utah's Genevra Prothero on voter services.
Tonight's show featured RadioACTive Intern Diego Bradley joining Lara Jones to talk with the following people, organizations, and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!
Kearns Youth Council, which is part of Evidence 2 Success, a group created to reduce Kearns youth substance use and depression. The youth council just got a $50,000 grant from Annie E. Casey Foundation to make KYC a national model. Follow them at instagram.com/kearns_youth. On the show tonight:
Emily Rojo Mendoza, council president
Giovanni Rojas Chavez, council member
Angel Balladares, council member
Andrew Busath, teacher and council advisor
UCCD's Young Diplomats, a program that enables high school students to engage with the global community in their hometown. The results are youth who are committed to civic activism, engaged with Utah's diverse peoples, and practicing our guiding principle of citizen diplomacy - the concept that we all have the right and responsibility to help shape foreign relations one handshake at a time. On the show tonight:
SAVE THE DATE! Sept. 24: International Youth Summit, a free, single-day conference for Utah youth, aged 14-32. The International Youth Summit aims to bring current and future activists, changemakers, and leaders together to network, connect, and inspire each other. This year's theme: Rising Tide. To register, click here.
Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's RadioACTive team included Lara Jones and Diego Bradley.