Rallies & Resources
A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioACTive team. Featured events do not imply endorsement. Information adapted from public listings posted by organizers. All times Mountain unless otherwise indicated. 



Community Resources:

  • Call 2-1-1 or visit 211utah.org to connect with housing and utility assistance, food resources, legal aid, and more

  • COVID-19 info line 1-800-456-7707 or visit coronavirus.utah.gov

  • COVID-19 Testing Information

  • Emotional Health Relief Hotline833-442-2211

  • HHS Web-Based Locator for COVID-19 Outpatient Treatment Sites for Monoclonal Antibodies. This page shows locations where monoclonal antibody therapeutics have been delivered, including the facility name and address and which monoclonal antibody therapeutic has been delivered to the site. Only facilities that are open to the general public are listed. The locator does not include facilities that receive the monoclonal antibody therapeutics for outpatient treatment of specific groups, such as for patients in long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, psychiatric facilities, or prisons.

  • SafeUT Crisis Chat and Tip Line, a mobile app for both iPhone and Android. A statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through live chat and a confidential tip program – right from your smartphone. For immediate mental health crisis help, please use the chat feature or call 833-372-3388 (833-3SAFEUT). Licensed clinicians in our 24/7 CrisisLine call center respond to all incoming chats and calls by providing supportive or crisis counseling, suicide prevention, and referral services.

  • Salt Lake City’s Youth and Family Division free summer meal program for children. "Any child in the YouthCity summer programs who qualifies according to the USDA’s family size and income standards for free or reduced-price meals, or who are members of Food Stamp, Federal Employee Program (FEP) or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) households, are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits at program sites. Meals will be served Monday through Friday through August 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the following site(s):

    Sorenson Center – 1383 S. 900 W.

    Utah State Fairpark – 155 N. 1000 W.

    Youth and Family Office – 210 E. 600 S.

    YouthCity at Liberty Park – Liberty Park North Shelter

    YouthCity at Fairmont Park – 1040 E. Sugarmont Dr.

    YouthCity at Ottinger Hall – 233 N. Canyon Rd.

  • Salt Lake County Aging Services Cool Zones: Need to get out of the heat? Try one of the public places on this Google map of cool zones throughout the county. It shows you different county buildings -- libraries, recreation centers, government buildings -- where you can get out of the heat if your place is getting too hot.

  • SLC Community Bail Fund, now accepting applications. The fund's two-fold mission is 1) to minimize the incarcerated population of Utah jails by providing cash bail to those who cannot afford the posted amount, and 2) to end all pre-trial detention in Utah, using the Community Bail Fund as a mechanism to expose the community harm caused by cash bail and unnecessary time spent in jail. The Salt Lake Community Bail Fund is operated by Decarcerate Utah. To donate, click here. Contact: slcbailfund@gmail.com.

  • Utah Rent Relief: The Emergency Rental Assistance program can help renters who are unable to pay their rent and utilities due to circumstances related to COVID-19. You can apply here starting March 15, 2021.

    Eligible households have:

    1. Combined household income at or below 80% of area median income 

    2. Someone in the household has qualified for unemployment, or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19

    3. Household is experiencing housing instability (for example, received a past-due utility or rent notice or eviction notice, or living in unsafe or unhealthy living conditions) due to COVID-19

    4. Applicant resides in the household and is on the lease

  • Utah Warm Line: 801-587-1055. Answered 7 Days a Week, 8a–11p. This line is for Salt Lake County residents who are not in crisis, but seeking support, engagement or encouragement. Certified peer specialists offer support and empower callers to resolve problems by fostering a sense of hope, dignity, and self-respect.

Resources to Confront Racism:

July 9-18:

  • 2021 Damn These Heels Queer Film Festival, various locations and times. Event by Utah Film Center: "Break out those heels and save the date for the 18th annual Damn These Heels Queer Film Festival! Come celebrate our LGBTQIA+ community through cinema at drive-in and online screenings. The annual festival explores LGBTQ+ issues, ideas and art via fiction and non-fiction films from around the world. Damn These Heels remains a community-focused, grassroots, locally-produced festival with strong community partnerships. Passes on sale now and individual tickets will go on sale on June 8. Schedule to be announced in mid-June."

Saturday, July 31:

  • 9th Annual Utah Pacific Island Heritage Month Kick-Off, 5:00-10:00 p.m. at 3 Rivers Confluence Park, 950 W. 1300 S., SLC. "Our theme and artwork featured in the design is by Pasifika Enriching Arts Of Utah Director Kalani Tonga. 'Charting New Waters' is a fitting theme for a year following so much change and shift in culture. If you are interested in being a food vendor, retail vendor, community resource/nonprofit vendor, volunteer or even perform on stage, get registered right here. We will be giving out passports and for those that visit each Pacific Island Cultural Booth they earn a backpack with school supplies. We will give out 400 backpacks this year. If you have any other questions please contact us at info@pik2ar.org."

  • Burning Sissy Valley, 3:00-10:00  p.m. at The County Library, 5350 S. 4220 W., Kearns. Event by Burning Sissy Valley: "Hang out, play games, dance, and shop with the QPOC of Utah. Burning Sissy Valley is free a 1-day event with workshops, a local market, free clothes swap, and a dance party. If you’ve been wanting to connect with other people of color who are LGBTQ+, this event is for you. Follow us on IG @thabsve for updates. Get your free tickets and comment on what you want to see at Burning Sissy Valley."

Wednesday, August 11:

  • Building Equitable Communities Speaker Series: Hugh Vasquez, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at The Grand Theater, SLCC. Event by United Way of Salt Lake: "Hugh Vasquez is one of the country's top equity and diversity educators and a consultant to campuses and organizations working towards creating healthy multicultural environments. This candid Q&A with United Way of Salt Lake CEO Bill Crim will address ideas for working together in challenging systems of exclusion, marginalization, and oppression." Tickets are $10. To register, click here. ***Subject to change to a virtual event due to COVID-19 protocols.

Saturday, August 14:

  • Hike with an Arborist & Clean-Up, 10a-12p at Brighton Resort, 8073 Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, Brighton. Event by TreeUtah: "Join Tree Utah's expert Arborist, Ian Piesner, for a guided tour in some of Brighton's beautiful forests. Tours will begin at the Brighton Lodge and head up a trail within our forests. We will use some of the time on the tour to pick up some garbage leftover from snowmelt to help keep our mountains clean! Tours will require a moderate hiking skill and are not recommended for children under the age of 5. The hike will be approximately 1 mile with some elevation gain and on uneven and rocky terrain." Sign up & liability required. Questions can be directed to erika@brightonresort.com.

Fri-Sun, Aug. 20-22: 

  • The Helper Arts, Music & Film Festival. Artists are invited to submit an application to the Helper Arts, Music and Film Festival sponsored by the Helper Arts Alliance. The Festival is looking for high-quality original artwork and handcrafted arts. Those wishing to participate in this year’s Festival may do so by submitting a completed application, four photos of your work. Deadline: July 28, 2021. 

Friday, September 24:


RadioACTive Summer Break: July 20, 2021

Queer Pioneer history with Princess Kennedy, who highlights Mae West and Joe Redburn. #3QuickPicks on Utah pioneers from Azra Basic at The County Library. More #songsofsummer.


RadioACTive Summer Break: July 19, 2021

Wrapping YWCA Utah's Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge with CEO Liz Owens. Queer Mormon Theology author Blaire Ostler. New music from future.exboyfriend.


RadioACTive Summer Break: July 16, 2021

#PunkRockFarmer Friday with Wasatch Community Gardens' Green Phoenix Farm, Darklord, SkyWatcher Leo T, Utah Friends of Monarchs, Fish for Garbage, Utah Cultural Alliance. 


RadioACTive Summer Break: July 15, 2021

Byron Stamps brings Truth in Comedy to SLC. TiC storyteller Kamaile Tripp. Utah Independent Redistricting Committee launches new website so you can pick your politicians -- instead of the other way round.