Salt Lake on the Street: District Four candidate Jen Colby

Salt Lake City Council District Four Candidate, Jen Colby.
Salt Lake City Council District Four Candidate, Jen Colby.

SL City News presents its newest program, Salt Lake on the Street, a weekly podcast featuring discussions with community stakeholders about Salt Lake urban and community development.   The podcast is made possible through a podcast partnership with 90.9 FM KRCL.  New shows will be uploaded weekly with portions of each episode airing throughout the week on KRCL.

Salt Lake on the Street Episode Five:

Between now and the August 11th Salt Lake City Municipal Primary Election, Salt Lake on the Street will feature conversations with all five candidates for Salt Lake City Council’s Fourth District.  In this conversation, Jen Colby talks to SL City News about sustainability, transit, living wages, affordable housing and residential development in Salt Lake.  Colby created the University of Utah’s Office of Sustainability where she served as sustainability coordinator until spring 2015.  Colby was a founding board member of the Alta Community Enrichment, a nonprofit dedicated to arts and culture in the Alta/Snowbird communities.  She has also served on the board of Slow Food Utah, a nonprofit advocating for local food sources.

Posted by Isaac Riddle

Isaac Riddle grew up just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. He has a BA in English literature from the University of Utah and a Masters of Journalism from Temple University. Isaac has written for Next City, The Philadelphia Public School Notebook and Salt Lake City Weekly. Before embarking on a career in journalism, Isaac taught High School English in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. Isaac is the founder of Building Salt Lake and can be reached at isaac@buildingsaltlake.com.