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. 



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

  • COVID-19 Testing Information

  • COVID Mobile Testing location map. "The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is offering free rapid antigen testing at many locations throughout the state of Utah. Locations are chosen based on high positivity rates, lower numbers of tests conducted, untreated wastewater sampling, and other surveillance data. Anyone can get tested at these free testing clinics, even if they do not have symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone who wants to be tested can register online at the links on each site. We also encourage anyone who might have any symptoms, even mild ones, to come and get tested. Please pre-register to cut down on delays at the test site. If you are unable to register online, you will be able to register at the site. Identification may be required."

  • 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.

  • Emotional Health Relief Hotline833-442-2211

  • 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.

  • 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:

Thursday, May 6:

  • Lamont Joseph White Gallery Opening, 2-3 p.m., Bird’s Nest room, located on Level 2 of the Snowbird Center. FREE, open to the public. Painted with oil on canvas during his residency in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, the collection is influenced by White’s experience as a Black and brown person in the historically white space of skiing. The artist will host a Q&A session. All attendees will be required to wear face coverings. For more information on the artist and gallery, click here.  

  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips, 6-7:30 p.m. online. Event by Conservation Garden Park and Localscapes. This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program — a rebate program available to most of Salt Lake County through Utah Water Savers. Click here to register to attend.

Saturday, May 8:
  • Recycling Round-Up at Harmons Draper, 10a-2p at 672 E. 11400 S., Draper. "Join us and the Recycling Coalition of Utah for a Recycling Round Up at the Draper Harmons. Bring by your recyclables and we'll help you get rid of them. We'll be accepting:
    • Cardboard, Glass, Books, & Plastic Grocery Bags
    • Clothing/Shoes, Textiles, and Household Items
    • Scrap Metal
    • Electronics ($10 charge for monitors, $20 charge for TV screens)
    • Paper & Hard Drives (for shredding)
    This is an in-person event. Masks and social distancing will be required.
    Collections made possible by Pro Recycling Group. 

Sat-Wed, May 8-12: Red Butte Garden Annual Spring Plant Sale & Fundraiser, 12:00-7:00 p.m. at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre, 2155 Red Butte Canyon Rd., SLC. This year the annual plant sale will be held over the span of five days to allow for pre-registration time slots and social distancing. Click here to register online.

Tuesday, May 11:

  • Walk/Bike Tour of Rose Park & Fairpark Neighborhood Byway. Event by SLCMoves: "Celebrate Bike Month in May by joining us on a walking or bicycling tour of the Rose Park & Fairpark neighborhood byway projects! The walking and bicycling tours will take place on the neighborhood byway. Each tour will highlight different safety improvements along 1300 West. Please plan for at least 25 – 45 minutes of active walking or bicycling depending on tour route. Please bring a bike and the appropriate safety gear if registering for the bicycling tour. This event is FREE, but you need to register."

Wednesday, May 12:

  • Build Bikes for Kids in Salt Lake City, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Squatter's, 147 W. Broadway, SLC. "Do a little good! Join Can'd Aid at Squatters Pub in an effort to build bicycles for the entire 1st-grade class at Mary W. Jackson Elementary! For many students, this will be their very first bicycle - providing a valuable opportunity to get outside. Can'd Aid will supply all necessary tools. Just come ready to jump in and help turn some wrenches! No previous bike building experience necessary." Sign up for a time slot here. Registration required.

  • Call for Art: SLC Queer-LGBTQIA+ Art Exhibition deadline today. The exhibition will hang from June 1-July 4, 2021, at Urban Arts Gallery, 116 S. Rio Grande St., SLC. There will be a reception and gallery stroll on June 18 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. For more details on how to submit, click here

Friday, May 14: 

  • Utah Thrive 125 call for artists deadline. Artists are asked to submit a Statement of Interest in creating new work related to this project and sample images of previous work by May 14th. This Statement of Interest may include why you are interested in the project, conceptual ideas for a new work, or explanations of how existing work proposed responds to this project. A minimum of 10 artists will be selected from the applications. Selected artists will be invited to create work based on their statement of interest, past work samples, or the proposed existing works. All selected artists will be paid $3,000 in exchange for a high-quality digital image of the artwork and the unrestricted use of the image by DHA in the promotion and celebration of Thrive 125 and the Utah arts community. 

Saturday, May 15:

  • Living Traditions Festival, 12:00-6:00 p.m. at Washington Square, 451 S. State St., SLC. Event by Living Traditions PresentsChase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts and Salt Lake City Arts Council: "In 2021, the in-person Living Traditions Festival will feature a series of free events and large late-night video projections, all of which will be presented at various outdoor locations throughout Salt Lake City. The events will kick off at Washington Square beginning on May 15 and continue through the rest of the month and into June. Featured throughout the month will be the Chase Home Museum in Liberty Park on May 22, The Gateway on May 23, the International Peace Gardens at Jordan Park on May 29, and the festival will come to a close on June 26 at Washington Square with “A Taste of Living Traditions. In addition to the in-person components of our reimagined festival, digital streaming will be available for viewers who are unable to attend in-person events. For more information on the Living Traditions Presents Program including the Festival and the Living Legacy video series, visit the Living Traditions Presents Page on the Salt Lake City Arts Council website or follow the festival’s social sites at @SLCLivingTrad."

Sunday, May 16: 

  • Bark at the Moon 2021, 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Humane Society of Utah, 4242 s. 300 w. "Come enjoy our 4th Annual Bark at the Moon event. Bark at the Moon 2021 will be a socially distanced event with food, drinks, fun, and fresh air for dogs & their humans."

Tuesday, May 18:

  • Friends Allies and Mentors (FAM) Rally to support LGBTQ Inclusion in Utah Schools, 5:30 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol. "Please join FAM to send a clear message that LGBTQ+ students, families, and educators deserve to be represented in Utah schools. The May 18th rally is a chance to send a signal to Utah state legislators, school boards, and administrators, showing that we value diversity, inclusion, and want basic human respect taught in our schools."

Saturday, May 22: 

  • NAMIWalks Your Way, 8a-2p, virtual. Event by NAMI Utah: "Our collective mental health needs are at their greatest now. One in three U.S. adults reported experiencing depression or anxiety since the pandemic began. NAMI’s programs and advocacy are needed more than ever, and with your help, we are pleased to present NAMIWalks Your Way online again this year! We will have virtual events, share pictures, and walk from our homes. Register at www.namiwalks.org/utah."

  • Opening day of Farmers Market Ogden, 8a-1p from Wall Ave. to Washington Blvd. on Historic 25th Street - Ogden, Utah. "Join us for 17 weeks of supporting local produce, artisan, grocery and prepared food vendors. Farmers Market Ogden will run Saturdays, May 22 through September 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, visit www.farmersmarketogden.com." 

  • Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Great Basin Desert: SLC Area, 9a-3p, approx. 35 miles west of SLC. Event by Blue Wind School of Botanical Studies: "The spring bloom period, after the snow melt but before the searing heat of summer sets in, happens to be the IDEAL time to explore this majestic landscape of shrub dominated valleys, riparian canyons, piñon/juniper foothills, and high desert mountains. Join us as we discover together many of the amazing native/naturalized edible & medicinal plants that can be found growing throughout this uniquely diverse bioregion." Detailed directions and other more specific class info (including carpool networking) will be emailed out to the registered/paid students by May 12.

Wednesday, May 25:

  • Black|White, 8:00 p.m. online, a live internet performance work that confronts racial polarization on the anniversary of George Floyd. The event is co-hosted by the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company in SLC. Black|White takes place live & online, the first workshop production of 3SN's Deep Third Space Lab for networked theatre. It unites dancer/choreographer Daniel Charon performing from the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Studio in Salt Lake City, with tenor and performance artist Charles Lane, from his home studio in downtown Los Angeles. Click here to register & save your spot on Crowdcast.

Mon-Fri, June 21-25:

  • Utah Domestic Violence Coalition Core Advocacy Training, 8:30a-5:30p online. "This training is open to the public; however, REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Core Advocacy Training (CAT) is a free 40-hour training that details the skills and knowledge necessary to support and empower survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, stalking, and human trafficking. CAT benefits victim advocates, in need of basic domestic/intimate partner violence training, and a variety of other professionals whose work involves supporting survivors. Presented by experienced advocates and subject matter experts." Click here to register.

Tues-Tues, June 1-7:

Saturday, June 5:

  • 2nd Annual BLM Food Truck Roundup & BIPOC Market, 1751 S. 1100 E., SLC. Event by Brownies Brownies Brownies: "Because black lives still - and always will - matter. Join us for our second annual black-owned food truck 🚚 roundup and BIPOC market with live DJ!!! Let us know if you're coming so we have enough food and dessert to go around!⁣⁣⁣ 𝟏𝟎𝟎% 𝐨𝐟 𝐟𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐤 𝐬𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐠𝐨 𝐝𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐥𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐤 𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬. 𝟐𝟎% 𝐨𝐟 𝐛𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐢𝐞 𝐬𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐠𝐨 𝐭𝐨 @𝐂𝐮𝐫𝐥𝐲𝐌𝐞𝐒𝐋𝐂 - a nonprofit dedicated to educating, empowering and encouraging black kids in our community.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣*Please remember to wear a face mask 😷 - still mandatory in SLC."

Saturday, June 26:

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.

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. 


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RadioACTive: April 9, 2021

#PunkRockFarmerFriday digs into Community Supported Agriculture with Stagl Organics and Fungal Focus on Al's #UrbanFarmReport. Plus, music from the Delbert Anderson Trio, which will be at the Orem Library for Earth Day, #PoetryStillHappens with Cindy King, SkyWatcher Leo T, and fiber artist Jeanne Akita.


RadioACTive: April 8, 2021

#FreeTheHair: Black Beauty, Equity, Art & Expression, a Changing the Narrative Special with Professor Erika George and Professor Wendy Green. Plus Representative Sandra Hollins


RadioACTive: April 7, 2021

Celebrating Earth Month with upcyclers, including Clever Octopus, SLCC Sustainable Fashion, Viridescent and the Utah Recycling Alliance. Plus, Of hawks and Hope.