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Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are speaking out and speaking up about the issues facing our community. We are engaging in conversations that seek to help us understand our differing views and opinions on complex social justice issues, and what possible common ground might guide us in our search for solutions.

Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are speaking out and speaking up about the issues facing our community. We are engaging in conversations that seek to help us understand our differing views and opinions on complex social justice issues, and what possible common ground might guide us in our search for solutions.

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United States

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Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are speaking out and speaking up about the issues facing our community. We are engaging in conversations that seek to help us understand our differing views and opinions on complex social justice issues, and what possible common ground might guide us in our search for solutions.

Language:

English

Contact:

801-575-6397


Episodes

Recapping Election Day 2020 with Ann Dent and Jim Curry

11/12/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason. Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are joined by political consultant Ann Dent and Jim Curry, political science professor at the University of Utah to discuss the results of Election Day 2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:06

Election Politics with Jim Curry

10/27/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are joined by Jim Curry, political science professor at the University of Utah to discuss the race for the White House, voter turnout and the potential implications of either candidate winning. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:05

Youth Sports in an age of COVID-19

10/24/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason. we’re joined by Warren Van Schalkwyk, co-founder of the Utah Boys Volleyball Association, who is working to help kids compete safely despite the challenges presented by the coronavirus outbreak. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:57

COVID hits home in US politics

10/2/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason. Amy and Jasen are joined by friend of the show and political consultant Ann Dent to talk about the impact of the president and first lady testing positive for COVID-19, the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court and whether character still matters in national politics. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:48

Criminal justice and replacing RBG in the Supreme Court

9/25/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason we’re joined by Edward K. Brass, SLC Defense attorney to discuss criminal justice as it relates to officer involved shootings/violence against people with mental health issues and people of color. We also speak with Juliet Carlisle, associate professor of political science at the University of Utah about the political implications of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s passing and what to expect in the coming weeks as the...

Duration:00:40:45

Talking politics, police brutality and white supremacy with Ann Dent

9/4/2020
Ann Dent, political consultant and HomeSafe Coordinator for the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition joins Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee on this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason. We discuss presidential politics, Jasen rants about police brutality and we chime in on white supremacy infiltrating the ranks of law enforcement nationwide. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:33

A candidate conversation with UT GOP gubernatorial nominee Spencer Cox

8/21/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason we’re joined by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who is now running as the Republican candidate for Utah governor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:38

A candidate conversation with Utah gubernatorial hopeful Chris Peterson

8/16/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, we’re having a candidate conversation with Chris Peterson, a University of Utah law professor and democratic candidate for Utah governor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:54

Talking current events with fellow journalist Brittany Johnson

8/7/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason we’re joined by Brittany Johnson, news anchor and reporter with ABC 4 News in Salt Lake City to talk about back to school in the era of COVID-19, the power of protest erupting in surburbia, a major change at one of Utah's largest news organizations and offer our thoughts about the legacy of civil rights icon John Lewis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:26

AOC and the battle versus sexism in American politics

7/31/2020
Utah Rep. Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake joins Amy Donaldson and guest cohost Ann Dent, political consultant and HomeSafe Coordinator for the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition to discuss the recent controversy involving U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York and Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Florida and the ongoing fight against misogyny in national politics. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:39

BYU educator Anthony Bates talks about race and U.S. civil rights history

7/25/2020
Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are joined by Anthony Bates, the director of the Student Connection and Leadership Center at Brigham Young University and creator of the BYU Family Home and Social Sciences Civil Rights Seminar which explores America's history regarding race and civil rights of people of color. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:55

Special Episode: Race Relations in Utah

7/10/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee joins KSL Newsradio's Jeff Kaplan on Utah's Noon News for a discussion on Race Relations in Utah. The are joined by Chris Burbank, vice president of Law Enforcement Strategy for Center for Policing Equity; Monica Willams, assistant professor of criminal justice at Weber State University; Sara Jones, co-founder of Inclusion Pro and James Jackson III, founder of the Utah Black Chamber of Commerce. See...

Duration:00:47:08

Growing black business in Utah in a time of racial change

6/19/2020
With Utah and the nation in the midst of a potential racial revolution, I’m joined by Brittany Johnson, news anchor and reporter with ABC4 Utah. On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, we’ll be speaking with James Jackson III, founder the Utah Black Chamber about the growth of African American and minority businesses in the Beehive State and other issues facing communities on the issue of race. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:27

Talking race and taking action with Paul White, PhD

6/12/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason we’re talking with Dr. Paul White, professor of social psychology at the University of Utah about issues of race, policing ways to address social injustice. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:37

A conversation with Utah Black Lives Matter and SLC Police

6/2/2020
Black Lives Matter Utah Chapter leader and SLCPD Chief Mike Brown and Sgt. Brandon Shearer join Amy Donaldson and guest host Dr. Paul White to talk about recent local protests and what can be done to bridge the divide between law enforcement and people of color. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:18

The challenges of being black in America

5/28/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason we’re talking with Josh Chamberlain of Holladay, Utah, about the hazards and hardships of being African American when encountering law enforcement. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:35

Erin Castro, PhD talks about bringing education to people behind bars

5/22/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason we’re talking with Erin Castro, associate professor of Higher Education at the University of Utah and co-director of the Utah Prison Education Project that supports social transformation and education equity through on-site high ed, empirical research and advocacy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:22

How CrossFit OUR is working to rescue children from human trafficking

5/14/2020
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are talking with Tyson Monney and Brittney Crump with CrossFit Underground Railroad about their mission to help raise awareness about child sex trafficking through physical fitness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:36

Caring for patients in hospice during the coronavirus outbreak

4/24/2020
On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson talk with registered nurses Candy Kinser & Abbey Bell, along with caregiver Erin Nolte with Yarrow Hospice about caring for patients in the time of COVID-19. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:12

A Candidate Conversation with Jon Huntsman Jr.

4/21/2020
Joining us on this episode is former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. and his running mate Provo Mayor Michelle Kaufusi. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:50