Rallies & Resources

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

  • Salt Lake City Library COVID-19 resource list. Browse resources by age group and topic.

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

  • Emotional Health Relief Hotline: 833-442-2211

  • The 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.

  • 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.

  • COVID-19 Testing with the Utah Wellness Bus

    Mon, July 27 9AM-1PM Centennial Park 5600 W 3100 S, West Valley
    Tues, July 28 9AM-1PM Central Park Community Center, 2797 S 200 E, South Salt Lake
    Wed, July 29 9AM-1PM Grangers/LDS Stake Center 3175 S 3450 W, West Valley
    Thur, July 30 9AM-1PM Sorenson Multicultural Center, 855 California Ave, Glendale

    We highly recommend that everyone make an appointment and pre-register, it speeds the testing process.

    The number to call to make an appointment is 801-587-0712, option #3. For more information on COVID-19 visit https://healthcare.utah.edu/coronavirus/

Resources to Confront Racism:

Thursday, July 30:

  • Voice for the Voiceless March. Hosted by Candle In A Dark Room: "Join us on Thursday July 30th @ 6pm to walk through downtown SLC straight up to the Capitol to spread awareness on child sexual violence & human trafficking!"

  • Social Permaculture: A Case Study, 5:30-6:30 p.m online. Hosted by Resiliency Hub and USU Extension Sustainability: "Social Permaculture: A Case Study in Food Justice and THRIVING During the Age Of COVID-19.

    "This webinar will explore a project in social permaculture in the Domincan Republic as an example of how permaculture principles can be applied to create resilient communities and systems that can withstand pandemics like COVID-19. Feel free to come with thoughts, questions or ideas about how social permaculture can be applied in your communities and personal lives! Presenter Alyssa Reynoso-Morris is a co-author of "Pedagogy of Permaculture and Food Justice," (https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1193673.pdf) and founder of Schools for Sustainability, a residential farm school program in which students grow their own food and manage energy and water in closed loop systems.

    "Registration is free and open to all, but please consider donating to our presenter for sharing her work via Venmo @AlyssaSpeaks or through Cash App $AlyssaSpeaks. If you'd like to participate, fill out the questions under registration and we will send you a zoom link to participate!"

Friday, July 31:

  • Hágase la prueba del #COVID19, puede acudir al Utah Wellness Bus este viernes, 31 de julio de 9am a 1pm en el estacionamiento de Victor's Event Center, 2537 S. 3270 W., WVC. #PruebaSinCosto. Haga su cita llamando al 801-587-7012 o 801-436-7118 (bilingüe) #TestDay. Las pruebas se administrarán en el automóvil de la persona, al estilo Drive-Thru, sin costo. Cabe mencionar que estas pruebas son para aquellos que actualmente no tienen seguro médico y deberán programar una cita comunicándose a los siguientes números: 801-587-7012, opción #3 o 801-436-7118 (bilingüe).

    Get tested for #COVID19, visit the Utah Wellness Bus this Friday, July 31st from 9am to 1pm at Victor’s Event Center, 2537 S. 3270 W., WVC. #NoCostTesting. Schedule your appointment by calling 801-587-7012 or 801-436-7118 (Bilingual) #DíaDePruebas. The tests will be administered in the person's vehicle, Drive-Thru style at no cost. Please note that these tests are for those that do not currently have health insurance and they will need to schedule an appointment by contacting any of the following numbers: 801-587-7012, option #3 or 801-436-7118 (bilingual).

  • Utah Virtual Job Fair, 10a-1p online. Hosted by Utah Department of Workforce Services: "Meet with a variety of employers throughout Utah at our third Virtual Job Fair, and see what job opportunities are available in right now."

    TO REGISTER

    1. Go to jobs.utah.gov.
    2. Click ‘Sign in’ on the upper right hand corner and select ‘my Job Search.’
    3. Sign in using your Utah ID Username and Password. If you do not have a UTAH ID, you will need to create an account.
    4. On your Job Seeker Home page select the red message center button and then select the ‘Calendar’ link.
    5. The link to register for the job fair is located on the date of the job fair (July 30). Select this link.
    6. Pre-register for the event by selecting the ‘Register’ button.
    7. On the day of the job fair, come back to the same spot to find the live link to join the event.

  • Share the Blessings of Eid al Adha with the Refugees, 9a-12p.  Hosted by Jamilla Alani, Gul Siddiqi and Helping Hand-Utah Supporters: "Eid Al Adha is right around the corner. I wanted to welcome you to put your order in with Helping Hand for Relief and Development which selects animals adhering to Islamic guidelines and protocols then performs the sacrifice, portions, and packages the meat, and finally distributes it to local communities around the world. We will be accepting orders until July 29. This is a great program that supports the local economy by purchasing local animals and providing jobs for those caring out the slaughtering. Place your order today at https://hhrd.org/new/qurbani. Ask friends and family to contribute in a share with you."

  • Deadline for Art for Hope SLC, the RDA’s latest public art project. Artwork digitally submitted for consideration may be comprised of any medium, such as photography, painting, design, poetry, etc., with submissions due by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 31. Click here for details on eligibility, artwork criteria, application requirements, and submission instructions. Deadline is 5:00 p.m. today. Solicitud de Propuestas (RFP) del Proyecto Arte por la Esperanza de SLC. Fecha límite de entrega: 31 de julio de 2020, 5 p.m.

Sat.-Sun., August 1-2:

  • Ogden Pride Virtual Festival. Hosted by Ogden Pride Inc. and Youth OUTreach a program of Ogden Pride: "Think of it as taking the awesome Ogden Pride Festival and combining it with the power of the internet! We are presenting it like a conference with a potential global audience. Except this Festival doesn’t have the long line at the bathroom, you can wear your pjs if that’s your prerogative, and celebrate PRIDE with us with the AC on full blast!"

Sunday, August 2:

    Friday, August 7:

    • ACLU of Utah Community Block Party, 6:00-7:00 p.m. online. Hosted by ACLU Utah: "This celebration will allow members, partners, and supporters to come together and recognize the wonderful communities we serve and partner with, in the fight for civil rights and liberties. This event will also honor an amazing of group of Utahns who have made a positive impact on civil liberties and the opportunity for generational racial justice reform as we present the 2020 Torch of Freedom and Mickey Duncan Awards. Plus, we will recognize the accomplishments of four high school seniors receiving Youth Activist Scholarships. Click here to start getting inspired by watching video interviews with the scholarship winners. FREE, but RSVP requested. 

    Sunday, August 9:

    Wednesday, August 12:

    Friday, August 14:

    • Pre-Pride Drag Show: Utah Trans Pride 2020, 9:00 p.m. online. Hosted by Genderbands and Genderbands: Utah: "Get ready to PARTY! Get pumped to celebrate the Utah Trans Pride Festival with our awesome pre-Pride drag show! The show will feature music and performances by members of LGBTQ community! Show starts at 9pm August 14th. A link will be posted to view the show. Stay tuned for our lineup"

    Saturday, August 15:

    Thursday, August 27:

    • Human Trafficking: Trends and Best Practices, 10:00-11:00 a.m. online. Hosted by Utah Domestic Violence Coalition: "Through this training, participants will be able to identify the many indicators of human trafficking, examine risk factors, recruitment tactics, victimization, dynamics of control present in trafficking, and how to apply a trauma-informed and victim-centered approach in their work with those who have been exploited." Although free, registration is required. Click here

    Wednesday, September 2:

    • What’s On Your Ballot: Removing Slavery From the Utah Constitution (Constitutional Amendment C), 3:00 p.m. online. Hosted by Action Utah: "Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865. Then why is it still allowed in Utah as a punishment for crime? In 2019, the Utah Legislature unanimously passed a resolution to place a constitutional amendment question on the 2020 ballot to remove slavery as a punishment for crime. What does the question say, what is the background for this question and what implications does it have for Utahns? Join Action Utah for an online panel discussion to learn more and ask your questions. Featuring panelists Rep. Sandra Hollins (D-Salt Lake) and Robert Burch (President of the Utah Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society). Moderated by Andrea Himoff (Executive Director of Action Utah)." This online event will be hosted over Zoom. Click here to RSVP and get link info

    Thursday, September 10:

    • Amos N. Guiora | Armies of Enablers, 6:00 p.m. online. Hosted by The King's English Bookshop: "This free, virtual event will take place on Crowdcast. Purchase Armies of Enablers from The King's English Bookshop and receive an autographed bookplate. *While supplies last* What do sexual assault survivors expect of the enabler-bystander? In this powerful book, Amos N. Guiora shares the stories of survivors to expose how individual and institutional enablers allow predators to perpetrate their crimes through silence and other failures to act. He then proposes legal, cultural, and social measures aimed at the enabler from the survivor’s perspective."

    Friday, September 11:

    • Ancestral Remembrance Day, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Fort Douglas Military Museum. Hosted by Sema Hadithi: "Join us for our 4th annual Ancestral Remembrance Day as we remember, honor, and celebrate our Ancestors and the work they did and what they left us. We will open the evening with the African American traditional Libation Ceremony, have a short speech, music, and dance. Presenters will be announced as the program is finalized. This is a FREE event and suitable for children, especially 8 years up."

    Saturday, September 12:

    • SLC VegFest 2020, 12:00-8:00 p.m. at Library Square Salt Lake City Utah, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. Join Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC) for its 5th annual SLC VegFest. This FREE event is Utah's largest vegan festival, attracting over an estimated 6,000 attendees each year. SLC VegFest brings together local businesses, nonprofits, and individuals committed to creating a more compassionate, sustainable, and healthy community. UARC is currently planning to host SLC VegFest with the hope that the current COVID-19 risk will subside. SLC VegFest could be a vitally important "comeback" event for our local business community and the public. With this potential scenario in mind, UARC plans to maintain a sense of optimism.

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