RadioACTive: July 28, 2020

  • July 28, 2020
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Report: LEFT OUT -- Adding Up the Cost of Excluding Undocumented Utahns from State and Federal COVID-19 Relief. Community Roundtable with women talking about their military service against the backdrop of nationwide civil unrest. Dreams in the Time of COVID with Alex Caldiero, aka The Wordshaker.

Tonight's lineup:

Maria Montes and Aimee Contreras of Comunidades Unidas on a new report entitled: "LEFT OUT: Adding Up the Cost of Excluding Undocumented Utahns from State and Federal COVID-19 Relief."

  • Authored by UoU Economics Student Mario Ramirez-Arrazola, the report finds that undocumented Utahns, even though they are workers -- in many cases essential workers -- and taxpayers, have been excluded from $154 million in state and federal COVID-19 relief

  • Click here to read the full report is available in pdf form in both English and Spanish.

Community Roundtable: Tamrika Khvtisiashvili talked with female veterans talk about their military service, including issues of race, inclusion and sexual assault, against the backdrop of Black Lives Matter protests locally and nationally. Panelists included:

  • Deborah Gaterell
  • Kalia Jones
  • T'liza Kiel
  • Amelia Peacock
  • Miranda Queen
  • Mea Williams

Dreams in the Time of COVID, the first in an occasional series with Alex Caldiero, aka "The Wordshaker." Today's dreamscape included Alex and his daughter, Sara Caldiero, and friend and UVU colleague Scott Abbott. 

  • Want to share your dreams with Alex? Write down a week's worth of dreams, then use your smart phone to record a short description and reflection of what you're dreaming these days. Email it to or call (385) 800-1899 and leave a voice memo about it. 

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:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Tamrika Khvtisiashvili