Rallies & Resources

A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioActive team:

CLICK HERE for resources to help you stay on top of the 2018 Utah legislative session.

Friday, Feb. 16:

  • NEW: Utah Educators in Solidarity with Parkland Vigil, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol. Join Utah educators, the community and students in supporting the Broward community following this week's violent mass shooting. This is a peaceful vigil of educators showing and sending their love, support and solidarity.

  • Breathe - Gallery Exhibit - Free, 6:00 p.m. DRAW Inc Art Gallery, 752 6th Avenue, Salt Lake City, This show not only showcases amazing works of art, but takes a critical look at Salt Lake’s poor air quality. Artist and guest speaker talks start at 7:00 p.m.

  • LGBTQ Valentines Evening with Encircle, 7:00 p.m. Studio Elevn, 435 W. 400 S., Ste 304, SLC. Love isn't singular and neither are you. Come celebrate love in all its forms with Encircle at Studio Elevn in SLC. Food, Music & story telling. Ages 12-24 are welcome. Allies & parents are also welcome.

  • Sacred Storytelling: Connecting to the Heart Wisdom of Peru, 7:30 p.m. Vitalize Community & Healing Arts Studio, Come join Leah Dietzen for an evening of Storytelling and Song as she shares the stories and pictures of her travels and the wisdom the land and people of Peru shared with her. From the locals and animals she met along the way, to her time spent in Retreat, connecting to the land and learning from the Q’ero Shamans sitting in Ceremony.

  • February Gallery Stroll in SLC. Celebrate visual artists and our creative community as Salt Lake galleries open their doors from 6:00-9:00 p.m. to welcome guests after hours. More info at www.gallerystroll.org/current.htm.

Saturday, Feb. 17:

Tuesday, Feb. 20:

  • State Capitol Day, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-Utah. To register, click here. AFSP State Capitol Days bring together passionate volunteers to advocate for state policy changes that will improve mental health and prevent suicide. 

  • Action Utah's Weekly Lobby Day at the Utah State Capitol. Meet each Tuesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Seagull Room of the Senate (East) Building, 350 N. State Street, SLC. Join Action Utah leaders and members on Capitol Hill each week to review their slate of bills and how ordinary community members can help impact them. Hear from legislators, get community lobbying tips, then head onto the lobbying floor to talk to legislators about the issues you care about and help influence policy decisions.

  • 2018 Rally for Mental Illness & Addiction Recovery, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, Join the Voices of Utah’s recovery community in celebrating our Utah Legislators, community leaders, advocates, and allies. We applaud the great efforts of many who are working to increase access to healthcare, mental health, substance use treatment, recovery support services, and affordable housing.

  • Women of Color Support Group, 6:00 p.m. Rape Recovery Center, 2035 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, Through this support group, we aim to build connections between individuals who have been impacted by sexual violence, and to provide a space where we can support each other as we navigate (re)traumatization from our current political environment, as well as invalidating and oppressive environments. Group members are invited to explore elements that hinder and motivate their healing.

Wednesday, Feb. 21:

  • 3rd Annual UCAIR Summit featuring NBA Legend Bill Walton, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Rice-Eccles Stadium, 451 S. 1400 E., SLC. This event is UCAIR's annual report on progress, grants and updates and serves as a major fundraiser for the organization. In addition to convening the community around clean air initiatives, UCAIR will be awarding the Clean Air Person of the Year, Clean AIr Business of the Year, and Clean Air Partner of the Year. To sponsor a table for this annual fundraiser, contact Mike Deaver at 801-245-9329 or Angie Koford at 801-660-8571.

  • Ladies that P.A.C., 7:00-9:00 p.m. at McCune Mansion, 200 N. Main St., SLC. Utah Women & Politics began with a group of 40 women from Utah who were frustrated after the 2016 elections and travelled to Washington, D.C., together to be a part of the Women's March on Washington. Now more than 100+ women, the group has evolved into a Political Action Committee seeking a more balanced, moderate/ progressive and diverse legislature. Learn how you can be a part of the movement.

Tuesday, Feb. 27:

Wednesday, Feb. 28:

  • ONE DAY ONLY 2/28: Through the Repellent Fence follows Native American art collective Postcommodity as they construct Repellent Fence, a two-mile long outdoor artwork straddling the U.S.-Mexico border a mile in each direction and suturing the region back together. Part of the Creativity in Focus Film Series at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts on the University of Utah campus, SLC, this FREE screening starts at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 28.

Tuesday, March 5:

  • Action Utah's Weekly Lobby Day at the Utah State Capitol. Meet each Tuesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Seagull Room of the Senate (East) Building, 350 N. State Street, SLC. Join Action Utah leaders and members on Capitol Hill each week to review their slate of bills and how ordinary community members can help impact them. Hear from legislators, get community lobbying tips, then head onto the lobbying floor to talk to legislators about the issues you care about and help influence policy decisions.

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Saturday, March 24: 

  • 2018 Spring Conference for Mormon Women for Ethical Government, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Brigham Young University-Tanner Building, Provo. CLICK HERE for more details and registration. A day of learning and empowerment as attendees explore new strategies and develop skills for promoting legal and ethical governance and for further promoting peacemaking in a society that appears less civil each day. Speakers hail from the worlds of politics, law, social work, academia, the media, and more.

  • Playworks Utah Race to Reduce Bullying, 9:00 a.m. at Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 S. 900 E., SLC. 
    Help reduce bullying by 43% in Utah elementary schools by participating in the most playful 5k in the greater Salt Lake area.

Thursday, March 29:

  • Blueprints from Biology, 7:00 p.m. at The Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. University of Utah engineer Steven Naleway outlines how the interconnected fields of biological materials science and bioinspired design offer the potential to provide ingenious solutions to modern engineering problems. Note: Reservations are required to this free event. CLICK HERE to reserve your seats.

Saturday, March 31:

  • The 3rd Annual Breaking the Pipeline Symposium, 8-4, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah. This event will bring together public school teachers and administrators, social workers, juvenile justice practitioners, legal practitioners, lawmakers, and University of Utah students to learn about the over-criminalization of youth in public schools, leading to what is commonly known as the School to Prison Pipeline. Presenters will analyze the roles that teachers, administrators, school police officers, social workers, legal practitioners, and the recently-enacted HB239 Juvenile Justice Amendments play in this system. CLE credits and CEU credits will be available. Contact tyler.bugden@law.utah.edu for more information.

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RadioActive: February 15, 2018

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RadioActive: February 14, 2018

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RadioActive: February 13, 2018

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