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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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:

Through August 13th:

July 28-30: Occupy Salt Lake rallies against the American Legislative Council annual meeting in SLC. Event by Lionel P Trepanier and Occupy Salt Lake City. Protest location: Grand America, 555 S. Main St., SLC.

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."

  • 2021 African Festival, 12:00-8:00 p.m. at Liberty Park, SLC. "United Africans of Utah is excited to announce The 5th Annual African Festival. The family-friendly event is FREE and will feature music, dance and spoken word performances, with art and food booths galore!"

  • 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."

Tuesday, August 3:

  • Night Out Against Crime in communities across the country to build community-police partnerships. Check with your City or County for planned events.

  • WestPointe and Jordan Meadows Night Out Against Crime, 4:00-8:00 p.m. at West Pointe Park, 1920 W. Colonel Rd., SLC. Featuring Political Patio with The League of Women Voters of Salt Lake, hosting a Meet & Greet with Salt Lake City Council District #1 candidates Blake Perez and Victoria Petro-Eschler from 6-7 p.m., followed by a Panel Discussion from 7-8 p.m. Moderated by RadioACTive's Lara Jones.

  • Night Out for Safety and Liberation, 6:00 p.m. at Jordan Park, 1000 S. 900 W., SLC, southwest pavillion. Event by Decarcerate Utah: "Join us for the annual Night Out for Safety & Liberation! This year, Decarcerate Utah is hosting a community block party to bring joy to our community and celebrate the strength and safety we can build together. The evening will feature music, karaoke, free food, speakers, community building & resources. All are welcome, including families with young ones! This event is part of a national network of NOSL events to encourage communities to come together and reimagine safety beyond police and prisons—safety through our connections with each other. Come out and meet your neighbors to heal and unite through a shared vision of a better world! Learn more about Night Out for Safety & Liberation at https://nosl.us/." 

Wednesday, August 4:

  • Born from Corn: The Soul of the Americas, 6:30 p.m. at Kimball Art Center, Park City. "Corn is indigenous to the Americas and is included in the creation stories of the Choctaw, the Cherokees, the Keres, the Zuni, the Seminole, the Shoshone, the Aztecs, the Maya, and many others. It was of great interest to the people who came to the Americas from Europe and has become one of the main foods consumed in the U.S. Join us as we explore the meaning and cultural legacy of corn to the indigenous peoples of the Americas through presentations, dialogue, and art-making for the entire family." Presenters: Fanny Blauer – Executive Director, Artes de México en Utah; Franci Taylor – Director of the American Indian Resource Center, U of U; Jorge Rojas – Artist, Curator, Educator.

Friday, August 6:

Saturday, August 7:

  • Rock Camp SLC 2021 Camper Showcase. Doors at 11:30 a.m., show at noon at The Commonwealth Room, 195 W. Commonwealth Ave. (2100 S.), SLC. $5 suggested donation. Event by Rock Camp SLC. “Come see what happens when 60+ campers (ages 8-17) come together and form 12 bands in 5 days, then perform their original songs in one of Salt Lake’s best music venues!” Masks required.

Tuesday, August 10:

  • Lunch & Learn - Fairmont Park Monarch Habitat, 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Fairmont Park, 1040 E. Sugarmont Dr., SLC. Event by Rachel Taylor and Utah Friends Of Monarchs: "If you live/work around Fairmont Park in Sugarhouse (SLC), SLC Corp is hosting a Lunch & Learn at the Monarch/Pollinator habitat, and I'll be talking about what's planted, and a quick overview of what's happening with monarchs. Bring your lunch, chairs provided, monarch bookmarks for the kids (and their parents). Super easy access off the 9 Line Trax - the eastern end drops you off 100 yards from the park. Or park in the swimming pool parking lot and walk around to the east side."

  • Mexican Art and History | Indigenous Perspectives on Women and Fertility, 6:30-7:45 p.m. online. Event by Utah Museum of Fine Arts and Artes de México en Utah: "How has the female body and its ability for procreation been perceived in art and society? Women and fertility are at the center of cultures around the world—this is particularly true for Mesoamerican civilizations. Explore art and indigenous philosophies that pay homage to women and their power to create life." Presenters include: Luke Kelly, associate curator of collections and antiquities, Utah Museum of Fine Arts; Dr. Brenda Romero, assistant professor of Spanish at the department of world languages and literature at California State University, Sacramento; Aida Salazar, award-winning author, arts activist, and translator. Moderator: Fanny Guadalupe Blauer, director of Artes de Mexico en Utah.

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.

Friday, August 13:

  • Revin’ For a Reason Charity Car Show, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at The Auberge at North Ogden, 1340 N. Washington Blvd, Ogden. Event by The Auberge at North Ogden to benefit the Children’s Justice Center. “Mark your calendars: the Auberge is hosting their annual REVIN’ FOR A REASON charity car show! This year all proceeds benefit the Children’s Justice Center, which serves children who are victims of alleged sexual or physical abuse. Join us for cars, a carnival, food, music, and more! Fun for the whole family!” Contact Haeli or Traci at (801) 737-1230 to sign up for sponsorship opportunities.

Saturday, August 14:

  • Afro Utah Festival, 10a-5p at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main Street, SLC. $10. Event by GK FOLKS Foundation: “Afro Utah Festival is a cultural event that provides Black, African and Black immigrants the opportunity to share their culture, pride and their heritage with others. The festival will highlight, promote, and recognize Afro-Black culture and the great work Afro Blacks are doing in the community. A day of culture, arts, food, entertainment and fashion.”

  • 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. 

Saturday, August 21:

  • Project Rainbow Big Gay Barbie-Q, 11a-5p at 1060 S. 900 W., SLC. Event by Project Rainbow: "Please join us for our 1st Annual Big Gay Barbie-Q and Project Rainbow Volunteer Appreciation Party. Get to know your Gayborhood, find out about local LGTBQIA+, QTBIPOC resources and community programs and partners. We will have Music, Games, Face painting and much more Fun! Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and Snacks ( Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free options will be available) for more information or to participate please reach out to robertolopezPRU21@gmail.com."

Thursday, August 26:

Tuesday, August 31:

  • International Overdose Awareness Day Utah State Capitol, 7:00 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol, 350 N. State St., SLC. Event by Overdose Awareness Utah: "FINALLY!!! Let's gather, raise awareness and show love to those we've lost and those who grieve. More info to come!"

Thursday, September 9:

Saturday, September 18:

  •  Activism Matters: 4th Annual Fun Run, 8:00 a.m. at Liberty Park, 600 E. 900 S., SLC. $35; kids 12 and under FREE. Event by League of Women Voters Salt Lake: “Come run, walk or just enjoy visiting with the League of Women Voters of Salt Lake at our 4th Annual 5K Fun Run- ACTIVISM MATTERS. This year we’ll be hybrid with a virtual 5K and an in-person event at Liberty Park with music, games, swag and tables from our non-profit partners.” Sign up at lwvsl.org to participate and/or volunteer.

Friday, September 24:

Saturday, September 25:

  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Rio Tinto Stadium, 9526 S. State St., Sandy. FREE. Event by Alzheimer’s Association: “The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is a free event where all the funds raised help provide care, support and education to families with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, along with funding research to find a cure. Join us at Rio Tinto Stadium for an uplifting and fun event featuring vendor booths, food trucks, and a walk around the stadium to show support.” Please contact Moriah Mason at memason@alz.org for sponsorship or event information.

Saturday, October 30:

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