Starting the Conversation

November 24, 2020

With Utah’s high rates of sexual violence, one group is looking to equip teens with the knowledge needed to keep them safe.  Teen Council trains high school students to become sex educators for their peers, teaching them about consent and healthy relationships.

 

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A Separate Space

November 17, 2020

Finding role models can be difficult when you don’t ever see people that look like you in the media.  But Woke Words, a writing and reading program for women, femme, and non-binary artists 15 years and older, is changing the narrative.  By highlighting diverse female authors, the group provides a safe space for young black, indigenous, and women of color. 


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A New Kind of Candidate

November 10, 2020

In addition to the lack of representation in politics, women face unique challenges when they run for office. In this episode, we hear from Celina Milner about her journey campaigning as a Latina single mom.


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Refugee Girls Lobby

November 3, 2020

This is a story about opening doors into politics for young girls. Not just any girls, but girls who face some of the highest barriers to civic and political engagement. It’s about giving some of Utah’s young refugee women a chance to take a stand and represent their communities.


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The Myth of Motherhood

October 27, 2020

Maternal mental health struggles are one of the leading complications of childbirth and something 1 in 3 women in Utah will experience. But despite their prevalence, the myths around what motherhood should look like mean many women don’t talk openly about their mental health.


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