A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioActive team:
Utah rallies to #EndSeparationOfFamilies:
June 23: Keeping Families Together Vigil, 6:00 p.m. at City Creek Park, North Temple and State Street, SLC. Hosted by MWEG-Utah.
June 23: Prepare & take action for 'Unite the Families Rally' next Wed, 9:00 a.m. at The Ogden Amphitheater, 343 25th Street, Ogden.
June 27: Unite the Families Rally, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Municipal Building, 2550 Washington Boulevard, Ogden. Hosted by Indivisible Ogden.
Wednesday, June 20:
AU's Interim Session Tour of the State Capitol (Spotlight: Education Advocacy) - Wed, June 20th, 12-1:00p. Featuring AU Education Policy Coordinator Ashley Anderson and Utah Education Association's Jay Blain. Tickets are going fast. Register today!
Info Session - DNC Unpledged Delegates and Other Party Reforms, 6:00 p.m. Salt Lake County Council Chambers, 2001 South State Street N1100, Salt Lake City, The DNC Unity Reform Commission recently recommended changes based around unpledged delegates, primaries, caucuses, and other party reforms. The Utah Democratic Party has four votes to help determine how the DNC will go forward in these areas.
Tell Them We Are Rising, Film & Discussion, 6:00 p.m. Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, Tell Them We Are Rising, Stanley Nelson's documentary on the tremendous role of Historical Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU's) in the US. If you graduated or attended an HBCU, they would like to hear from you.
Finding Home - Free Screening & Discussion, 6:30 p.m. Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E Broadway, Salt lake City, Join KUED and Utah Refugee Services in celebration of World Refugee Day! Watch KUED's original documentary, "Finding Home: Utah's Refugee Story" and listen to refugees talk about their experience in making Utah their home. Light refreshments will be served in the lobby before the film where you can mingle with local service organizations.
Thursday, June 21:
Liberty Laughs & Libations with Tig Notaro, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., SLC. Hosted by Planned Parenthood Action Council of Utah. All proceeds will go to PPACU's political work in Utah. This special one night performance features Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian Tig Notaro, along with a special musical guest to be announced the week of the event. Click here for more information and tickets.
National Day of Prayer for the Protection of Native American Sacred Places, organized by Native American Rights Fund. As part of its mission, NARF has long advocated for sacred site protection, religious freedom efforts, and cultural rights. NARF has expanded its efforts to protect sacred places, lands that are sacred and precious to Native Americans, such as Bears Ears National Monument.
Excellence Concerts Summer Series at the Gallivan Center, 7:30 p.m. Salt Lake City and Gallivan Center, 239 S Main St, Salt Lake City Events, Excellence Concerts offers free concerts presented by professional musicians throughout the summer at the Gallivan Center in downtown SLC. Check out our awesome lineup, it's going to be a great summer! Come out and enjoy a wonderful evening of amazing music in the heart of Salt Lake City.
HEAL Utah Happy Hour! 6:00 p.m. Fisher Brewing Company, 320 West 800 South, Salt Lake City, Join the HEAL Utah team and other volunteers for drinks, fun, and updates on our campaign and summer volunteer opportunities. We will also have a raffle with some great gear generously donated by our friends at Smith Optics.
Friday, June 22:
Saturday, June 23:
Youth Leadership and Activism Conference, 8:30a-4:30p, FREE, at The University of Utah College of Social Work, 395 S. 1500 E., SLC. Come learn practical activism skills, from getting your voice heard to getting involved in grassroots organizing. Everyone is invited, but they particularly encourage students of color, LGBTQI+, low-income, undocumented, and other marginalized students to attend. Sorry, no adults! *exceptions for supervisors/chaperones of formal programs. For people from 14-19. Open to students from all over the state. CLICK HERE to register.
Punk Rock Farmer Star Party, 8:30-11:00 p.m. at Stansbury Park Observatory Complex, Tooele. Meetup with Aldine Strychnine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer, the KRCL RadioActive team and SkyWatcher Leo T for an amazing Star Party with folks from the Salt Lake Astronomical Society. It's FREE -- you just gotta get yourself there!
2018 South West Bike Polo Qualifiers, 23 June - 24 June, 1060 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1515, United States
Monday, June 25:
Tuesday, June 26:
Community Meet-up | Chiura Obata: An American Modern, hosted by Topaz Japanese American Internment Camp Museum and Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Join the UMFA and the Topaz Museum in Delta to learn about Chiura Obata, one of the twentieth century’s most significant Japanese American artists. Begin the day at 8 am at the UMFA to see the exhibition "Chiura Obata: An American Modern" free from 8–10 am. Create art inspired by his unique style of printmaking and drawing in the UMFA education classroom. At 9 am, curator ShiPu Wang will offer informal tours of the exhibition and be available to answer questions. At 10 am, Wang will sign the exhibition catalog, available in the Museum Store. Refreshments will be provided. Please arrive at the Topaz Museum at 1 pm sharp to view some short videos followed by a discussion and gallery tour. Afterward, guests will travel to the Topaz Internment Camp site by bus; guests are discouraged from driving their own cars to the site, where parking is extremely limited.
Tuesday, November 6:
Civic Engagement Resources:
Complicity and Ethical Immigration Policy, History and Hamilton, World Refugee Day, Liberty Laughs and LibationsREAD MORE
Protesting ICE, Call for Volunteers, Legislative Update, Juneteenth, Utah Black RoundtableREAD MORE
Live Music from Panther Milk, Garlic Harvest, Alta's Farms and Cleaning Up the Weber River, Holisticon, Food Truck Face OffREAD MORE