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. 

 

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Legislative Bill Trackers during 2023 General Session of the Utah Legislature:

Thurs-Sun, Jan. 19-29: Sundance Film Festival 2023. For tickets and info, click here

Thurs-Sat, Jan. 26-28:

  • 2023 Salt Lake County Homeless Point-in-Time Count needs volunteers. This event is conducted to gain a deeper understanding of how may individuals are experiencing unsheltered homelessness on a given night. Volunteers will be using a smart phone app to complete short surveys with those you encounter experiencing homelessness each morning from 4:00-6:00 a.m. To learn more and/or volunteer, click here

Friday, January 27:

  • Downwinders Day of Remembrance: Free Film Screening, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at William R. & Erlyn J. Gould Auditorium at the Marriott Library, 295 S. Campus Dr., SLC. Event by HEAL Utah: "Please join HEAL Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah, our special guest, PBS Utah's Mary Dickson, and Utah artists for a film screening of the documentary 'Downwinders: Did the government kill John Wayne.' This event is free and open to the public. After the screening, there will be a panel including Lexi Tuddenham, HEAL Utah; Mary Dixon, activist, playwright and Utah Downwinder; Danielle Endres, the University of Utah: and Deb Sawyer Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (UCAN)."

Saturday, January 28:

  • First Annual Utah Flower Conference, 9a-2p at Wheeler Historic Farm6351 S. 900 E., Murray. Event by Utah Cut Flower Farm Association: "Come learn from experts in the floral industry and connect with other growers as we improve our ability to grow and sell sustainable blooms in Utah! This year’s conference program includes expert speakers, a floral demonstration, Q&A sessions, a catered lunch and more! Special keynote speakers include Alison Faulkner and Danielle Dall’Armi from Rose Story Farm. This is a ticketed event that is open to the public, so both members and non-members are welcome to attend. UCFFA members do qualify for a 70 percent discount." For details, click here.

Tuesday, January 31:

  • Be part of the 2023 Davis Arts Council's Sunday Night Concert Series lineup. Chosen artists will be compensated for their performance. Genres that will be considered include: Pop/Top 40, Soft Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Singer/Songwriter, Folk, Jazz, Broadway, Latin, Motown/R&B, Big Band, and A Capella. Applications are due by 5 p.m. today. To apply, click here

  • Deadline for A Taste of Art: "A Taste of Art is an art show and sale to benefit the Red Acre Center for Food and Agriculture. Located in Cedar City, Utah,  Red Acre Center for Food and Agriculture is a 501c3 whose mission is to promote and advocate for the exposure, education, and success of urban and rural farms and ranches throughout Utah. We are seeking artists in all media to represent farming and farm life through their art. Art must be farm related but can include people, animals, landscapes, crops, farm events, etc. Artists will be invited to work en plein air at selected farms throughout Utah. Artists are not required to paint en plein air and may create from their own farm inspiration as they find it throughout Utah. Organizers of the event will select the art to be included in the show. Participating artists are asked to donate a work of art in support of Red Acre Center for Food and Agriculture. Artists will receive 50% of the sale amount with 50% going to the Red Acre Center for Food and Agriculture. A Taste of Art events will also feature food and drink purveyors from Utah to include farmers, chefs, wineries and distillers — all of whom will donate certain portions of their offerings toward the event. A Taste of Art preview will be held March 30, 2023 at Central Ninth Market, with a finale March 10, 2024 at Snuck Farm, in Pleasant Grove, UT. To learn more and apply, click here

Wednesday, February 15:

Thursday, February 16:

  • The Future of Refugees in Utah - A World Affairs Symposium, 1:00-5:30 p.m. at Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 S., WVC. Event by Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy: "Learn how you can do ONE thing to help refugees in Utah at this free and public event. Join us for a critical conversation that welcomes experts who will explore critical questions about the future of refugee resettlement and integration, addressing topics like: vetting process of refugees, benefits refugees contribute to host communities, how host communities and refugees can work together to strengthen integration and opportunity."

  • 2023 Utah Rally for Recovery, 4:00 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol, 350 N. State St., SLC. Event by USARA - Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness: "Please join USARA, NAMI Utah, and Utah's recovery community for our 2023 Rally for Recovery at the Utah State Capitol. The event begins with the Walk to Remember in-person at the Capitol building to honor lives lost to substance use and addiction. The Rally for Recovery will begin at 4:30 PM and will be both in person and streamed on Facebook live. Speakers include people in recovery, allies, leaders, and legislators."

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