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.
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.
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.
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:
Black Lives Matter instructional library, with links to audio
Salt Lake City Library Black Lives Matter book list. Staff picks for children, teens and adults.
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."
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."
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!"
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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.
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Civic Engagement Resources:
National Disability Voter Guide, nonpartisan political commentary on U.S. elections with a focus on disability issues.
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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