Rallies & Resources

A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioACTive team. Featured events do not imply endorsement.

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Wednesday, January 15:

  • Saving the Ocean's Wildlife: Sustainable Food, 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 S. Central Campus Dr., SLC. Despite staggering challenges, the Global High Seas Marine Preserve plans to save the world’s oceans through education, its Sustainable Seafood Cities Campaign, and by amending the Law of The Seas Treaty to create a Global High Seas Marine Preserve. Join president and founder Danny Quintana as he discusses the challenges oceans face and the role Salt Lake City can play in saving them. Free and open to the public. 
  • Medicaid Expansion Celebration and Enrollment Event, 4:30 p.m. Utah Health Policy Project, 2369 West Orton Circle, Suite 20, West Valley City, Join us to celebrate this big victory for Utah voters, health care advocates, and future enrollees. There will be drinks and refreshments and enrollment assisters on site to help people get signed up on the spot! Come check out a display of photos, newspapers, and mementos tracking the history of this long Medicaid expansion journey. Plus Yes On 3 shirts will be available, or bring your own to show off! There is still work to be done- there always will be- but we deserve a chance to celebrate all of our hard work and what this means for the people of Utah!
  • ACME Session | Air Justice, 6:00p.m. Chapman Branch Library, Salt Lake City,  Air Justice: Bringing Equity, Democracy, and Participation to the Air Quality Conversation. In this session, the inequities related to pollution in the Salt Lake Valley. We will explore the intersections between air quality, art, justice, energy, and democratic participation. Join the SLC Air Protectors to share your knowledge and stories about the impact that our air quality has on you and your community, as well as a chance to tell us where you want to hear your voice amplified.  

Thursday, January 16:

  • Utah residents gather for events to advocate for a full and fair impeachment trial. Groups include Mormon Women for Ethical Government, Stand Up Republic, Black Lives Matter Utah, Salt Lake Indivisible, Vote Common Good, MoveOn, Public Citizen, Daily Kos. 

    • Prayer and Action Breakfast, 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Impact Salt Hub, 150 S. State St. Suite #100, SLC

    • Press Conference, 11:00 a.m. at Office of Senator Romney, 125 S. State St., SLC

    • Rally, 4:30-6:00 p.m. at Utah State Capitol Grounds, 350 N. State St., SLC

  • MLK Community Conversation on KRCL 90.9 FM, 5:00 p.m. Westminster College, 1840 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, Each year, Westminster holds a week of events celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with opportunities to connect and have conversations about diversity, community, and engagement.Engage in this live radio broadcast to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with Westminster College and KRCL 90.9 FM. Listen on KRCL 90.9 FM or RSVP to attend in person. 

  • Transgender Health Seminar: Trans-feminine Surgeries, 6:00 p.m. Utah Pride Center, 1380 S Mian Street, SLC, The University of Utah Health Transgender Health Program invites you to a free seminar to learn how our gender-affirming expert surgeons and physical therapist. 

Friday, January 17:

  • Make Utah Breathable! Storm The Capitol, 10:00 a.m. Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, Join several clean air advocates, indigenous leaders, and local food advocates to rally for a healthier environment as we ramp up for the legislative session.

  • Celebrating the Political Kaleidoscope, 5:30 p.m. YWCA Utah, 330 E broadway, SLC, Celebrating the Political Kaleidoscope aims to foster critical conversations amongst women of color, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized groups facing unique challenges and opportunities in navigating political spaces in Utah. Join us for an engaging, intimate conversation with Winter Training Keynote Speaker Jehmu Greene.

  • Intermountain Psychedelics Symposium, Friday and Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, This conference is for ALL that are curious in the safe and legal advancement of Psychedelics as healing tools. These tools include Ketamine, Ayahuasca, Psilocybin, LSD, and MDMA. With sessions on Integration, Healing, Microdosing, Harm reduction, And Therapy. Chances are that you have heard about Psychedelics in the news, read Michael Pollan's book, or may have even experimented! Come Learn More.

Saturday, January 18:

Monday, January 20:

  • MLK Rally and March, 8:30 p.m. Westminster College, 1840 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, Westminster College faculty, staff, and students will gather in the Richer Commons on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for a rally and march. Westminster president Beth Dobkin and first-year student Daud Mumin will speak followed by a performance from Westminster’s Black Student Union. The crowd will then march through the Sugar House neighborhood.

Wednesday, January 22:

  • Art Ambassadors Community Celebration, 6:30 p.m. Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia & John Price Museum Building, Join the UMFA for a free evening of fun in the galleries. Enjoy a brief reception and then a sampling of unique tours from our Art Ambassadors, a new group of volunteer tour guides who lend the UMFA's collection their diverse, dynamic, and personal perspectives.

Thursday, January 23:

  • 2020 Legislative Preview: Salt Lake City, 6:00 p.m. Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 280 W 500 N, Salt Lake City, Action Utah hosts an annual legislative preview to introduce community members to good bills on the issues Utahns care about most, featuring bill sponsors from both sides of the aisle and community advocacy tips.

  • FMFP in Utah? Conversation, 6:00 p.m. Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 280 W 500 N, Salt Lake City, Come join us in a conversation about potentially hosting FMFP in Utah for the summer of 2022. Who should attend? Leaders in the education justice movements in Utah!

  • Equal Means Equal, 6:00 p.m. The Wave,  Equal Means Equal offers a real, and often tragic, look at how women are treated in the United States. The film follows true stories and legal cases to uncover how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence workplace matters, domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, the foster care system, the healthcare system, and the legal system.

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Wednesday, January 29:

  • State Capitol Tour with Action Utah, 8:00 a.m. Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, Join Action Utah on Utah’s Capitol Hill to find out what’s happening at the “People’s House” and how community members can witness the legislative process during the session and throughout the year.

Thursday, January 30: 

  • How to Attend a Committee Hearing, 10:00 a.m. Utah State Capitol, Seagull Room, Join Action Utah for a workshop on how committee hearings work on Capitol Hill and how community members can participate as witnesses or community advocates.

Monday, February 3:

  • Advocacy Day at the Capital 2020, 9:00 a.m. Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, Moms Demand Action members from all over the state come together for a day of in-person advocacy. Meet at the Capital building in Salt Lake City to advocate for laws that will make our state safer.

Friday, February 7:

  • 12th Annual Nonprofit Day on the Hill, 8:00 a.m. at Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City,  an annual  event for nonprofit organization's who seek to engage elected officials and the public in their work and advocate on behalf of communities they serve. The day on the hill also helps give visibility to Utah's nonprofits from across the state by providing the space and materials for nonprofits to advocate.


SAVE THE DATE:


Civic Engagement Resources:

  • Utah State Legislature, a website where you can track bills, listen and watch debate, find your lawmaker.
  • State of Utah Boards and Commissions, information on Utah's boards and commissions, including board members, authority, expiring terms, vacancies and other valuable information. Don’t want to run for office? Apply to serve on a board or commission.



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