A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioActive team:
Wednesday, April 25:
KRCL's Radiothon Pick-up Party, 4:00-7:00 p.m. here at the station, 1971 W. North Temple, SLC. Stop in and say hello, enjoy a nosh, and pick up any thank you gifts for your Spring Radiothon pledge. When you do, KRCL doesn't have to feed the postage monster as much!
Local Conversations: New Americans + U.S., 7:00 p.m. at Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 280 W. 500 N., SLC. Moderated by RadioActive's Lara Jones, this will be a discussion on the complexities of DACA and the impact on communities. Panelists: Leah Farrell, ACLU of Utah; Alonso R. Reyna Rivarola, Dream Program Director, University of Utah; Will Pech, DACA-mented student.
Utah Gives Back - Wasatch Community Gardens, noon, Grateful Tomato Garden, 600 E 800 S, Salt Lake City, Utah Gives Back! Join us as we help Wasatch Community Gardens get ready for spring planting! If you'd like to volunteer with us, sign up now at utahgivesback.com. Presented by SelectHealth.
Climate Change and Health Symposium, Salt Lake County Health Department, Salt Lake County Health Department's Climate Change and Health Symposium brings together a diverse audience of health professionals, climate experts, and the public to study and discuss the local health impacts of climate change.
Scott Richardson presents "The Accidental Paleontologist" 7:00 p.m. Escalante Interagency Visitor Center, 755 W Main St, Escalante, Paleontologist Scott Richardson will talk about his 14 years working with Dr. Alan Titus on Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument as well as some important sites he has found, how we look for sites, and what can go wrong. Scott has a B.S. in Geological Engineering and has discovered 8 new species of dinosaurs in the last 15 years.
Thursday, April 26:
SpringFest 2018, 5:30 p.m. West Valley City Family Fitness Center, 5415 W 3100 S, West Valley City, Join the West Valley City Clean & Beautiful Committee at SpringFest 2018. The event will be held in Centennial Park near the West Pavilion. In the event of bad weather, the event will be relocated inside the WVC Family Fitness Center.
Black Lives Matter Resume Counseling/Applicant Training Program, 5:30 p.m. Spring Pines Professional Office Plaza, 865 E. 4800 S. #221, SLC.
Arts on the Town, 8:30 p.m. The Fifth Floor, 2411 Kiesel Ave, Suite 502, Ogden Utah, Arts on the Town is an annual event honoring Ogden Arts Grantees in the fiscal year 2017-18. Celebrate artists and the work they have contributed to the city.
Friday, April 27:
Journey to the Wasatch - 2018, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at The Falls Event Center (Salt Lake City), 580 S. 600 E., SLC. Hosted by The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City, Journey to the Wasatch is the IRC's annual fundraising party celebrating the journey hundreds of brave refugees undergo every year to make their home in Utah. By attending, you are joining IRC to stand with the banned. In September, the President set the lowest refugee cap in the history of the modern resettlement program, from 110,000 down to 45,000. Resettlement is a lifeline available only to those most at-risk refugees, whose safety cannot be assured without it. Funds raised at Journey to the Wasatch will support the work of the IRC in Salt Lake City and the refugees they serve in the local community.
Stand Against Racism/Stand for Equity, Salt Lake County Mayor's Office of Diversity Affairs, 2001 S State, N-2100, Salt Lake City, Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities.
Saturday, April 28:
Utah State Democratic Party Convention, Salt Palace Convention Center, SLC.
United Utah Party 2018 State Convention, 10:00-11:30 a.m. at Schools Public, Jordan District, Middle School, Midvale Middle, Main Office, 7852 S. Pioneer St., Midvale. Satellite viewing locations in some parts of the state will also be set up. Visit www.unitedutah.org for more information.
Community Weed Pluck w/REI, 6:30 p.m. Urban Habitat, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, This pull will be held in Red Butte Canyon and we will be controlling Myrtle Spurge. Please bring gloves, water, sunscreen, hat, and appropriate footwear. No sandals. We provide water refills, snacks, and raffle prizes! Bring your family, friends and neighbors.
Independent Bookstore Day 2018 Bookstore Crawl, 10:00 a.m. to close. The Printed Garden, 9445 S Union Sq, Ste A, Sandy, We'll soon have a special passport that will be available in all four stores. Pick it up ahead of time or in whichever store you begin your crawl on the morning of the 28th. Your passport will have a checklist of participating stores.
Saturday, May 5:
Thursday, May 10:
Saturday, May 19: Save the Date:
Saturday, May 25:
Tuesday, June 26:
Tuesday, November 6:
Civic Engagement Resources:
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