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.

CLICK HERE for Movies For Activists: A list of films screening along the Wasatch Front that might appeal to grassroots activists and community builders.

Tuesday, Jan. 23:

  • A Conversation with Jacqueline Woodson, noon, J. Willard Marriott Library, Jacqueline Woodson is the 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir Brown Girl Dreaming
  • Solving Gender Issues in the Workplace, 11:30 a.m., Club at 50 West, 50 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, Please join us for the first BWF Luncheon of 2018! Nancy Pearce, Zions Bank, will be speaking on gender issues in the workplace. Nancy will lead round table discussions on what these issues are and what steps we can take to fix these issues.
  • Utah Valley Earth Forum- Bears Ears Utah Public Land Use, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem. Speakers: John Curtis, US Congressman from Utah's Third District and author of HR 4532 to replace Bears Ears National Monument; and—they anticipate—a distinguished Native leader representing the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition. If the Native leader is not available, Scott Groene, Executive Director of Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA.org), will serve in place of the Native leader. A limited number of tickets will be available, with a waiting list. Click here for tickets. 

Wednesday, Jan. 24:

Thursday, Jan. 25:

  • Volunteer Fair, 6:00 p.m., Utah Refugee Education and Training Center, 250 West 3900 South, SLC, UT, Join us for an open house orientation on refugees and learn about volunteer opportunities in Utah. 

  • Literature, Democracy, and Race in Cold War America, 6:30, Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Sq, Salt Lake City, Kristin Matthews, Professor of English at Brigham Young University, will discuss a chapter in her book “Reading America: Citizenship, Democracy, and Cold War Literature.
  • Faith & Poverty Day at the Utah Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, 10:00 a.m., In the past the Coalition of Religious Communities has organized a series of seven or eight Faith Days during the 45 day session of the Utah Legislature. This year we are bringing people together for one big Faith & Poverty Day at the Utah Capitol on the first Thursday of the legislative session, January 25, 2018.
  • Homeless Resource Center (275 W High Ave.) Open House, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Taylor Springs Apartments Community Room, 1812 S. West Temple, SLC. Can’t make it to an open house? Take the online survey instead. If you have questions or comments about the Homeless Resource Centers conditional use applications or the engagement process, contact David Gellner, at 801-535-6107 or david.gellner@slcgov.com, or Elizabeth Buehler, at 801-535-7925 or elizabeth.buehler@slcgov.com.

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Tuesday, Jan. 30:

  • MeToo: A Townhall Conversation, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Glendale Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 1375 S. Concord St., SLC. Join the Rape Recovery Center and the Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault (UCASA) for a town hall conversation about the implications and future of the #MeToo movement. It's time for Utahns to come together to discuss the future of our community. To give survivors an opportunity to define what progress looks like for our community. To estimate attendance, they request that you RSVP.

  • The first of 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.

  • Annual Update on the Impact of U.S. Immigration Policy, featuring ACLU of Utah staff attorney Leah Farrell, 6:30 p.m. at the University of Utah College of Social Work, Okazaki Community Meeting Room (155-A), 395 S. 1500 E. SLC. The event is free and open to the public, but they request and RSVP for planning purposes. Click here to RSVP.

Wednesday, Jan. 31:

  • ACLU Utah, EU, and PPAU Community Lobby Training, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. Get updates about potential upcoming legislation related to civil liberties, reproductive freedom, and equality. Presenters will also share tips on how to be engaged in the legislative process and ensure that your voice is heard throughout the legislative session. Can't make it? Invite the ACLU of Utah to do a “Civil Liberties 101” presentation or request a speaker for your group. They can talk to your civic club, student organization, senior center, congregation, or just a group of friends and neighbors gathered at your home.

January 2018: 

  • The Salt Lake City Public Lands Division is seeking public participation in the process of developing a Foothill Trail System Plan. The plan will apply to the Salt Lake City foothills between Emigration Canyon and the southern boundary of Davis County. It will produce a blueprint for an improved trails network for diverse users, to be implemented over a ten-year timeline. Members of the public are encouraged to submit their comments and ideas via an interactive mapping tool found on www.slcgov.com/trailsplan.

Thursday, Feb. 1:

Friday, Feb. 2:

  • Evening in Harlem, 6:00 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, The Utah African-American Chamber of Commerce begins Black History Month celebrating the Harlem Renaissance! Come dressed in your best Harlem Renaissance attire, the styles of the late 20s and 30s, and come party with us!

Saturday, Feb. 3:

  • Frontline Wellness Day, 2:00-7:00 p.m. at SLC ARTS HUB, 663 W. 100 S., SLC. Hosted by Frontline Wellness United, an international nonprofit medical-aid society providing no-cost medical care, wellness care, mental-health services and training to social-justice workers, environmental justice workers, and nonviolent civil-resistance movements. Are you an activist feeling fatigued or burned out? Are you looking to become more involved with and supported by other activists in your community? This is the event for you.

Tuesday, Feb. 6:

  • 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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Tuesday, Feb. 13:

  • 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.

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.

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 27:

  • 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. 

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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