Rallies & Resources

A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioActive team:

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Saturday, March 17:

  • Utah's Undocumented Reality March, 9:30 a.m. The march starts in President's Circle at the University of Utah and ends with a rally at First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 E., SLC. Parking is available at the University of Utah West Stadium Parking Lot, a middle point between President's Circle and First Unitarian Church. Many community members will be speaking at the event, sharing their stories and experiences, including Salt Lake City mother-in-sanctuary Vicky Chavez and Mondis Nkoy of Black Lives Matter. The mic will be open for anybody else that would like to speak as well.

  • Yascha Mounk will read from and sign his new nonfiction book, The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger & How to Save It, 7:00 p.m. at The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 E., SLC. This event is co-sponsored by Better Boundaries.

  • Sheep to Shawl, 10:00 a.m. Frontier Homestead State Park,  635 N Main St, Cedar City, Utah 84721, See how wool gets from a sheep's back to yours. The Sagebrush Fiber Artisans join us to demonstrate the processes of making fabric like the pioneers. Weaving, spinning, dying and live sheep make this an event for the whole family.

  • Fix-It Clinic, Hosted by Clever Octopus 11:00 a.m. The Leonardo, 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111, Bring your broken appliances, electronics, bicycles, furniture or clothing that needs mending! You’ll be paired with a coach who can help you diagnose, fix or just get to know your belongings a little better. All broken items must be carried into the clinic by the participant (please, no large appliances, furniture, etc.).

Sunday, March 18: 

Tuesday, March 20:

Saturday, March 24: 

  • First-ever Punk Rock Farmer Star Party, 7 p.m. at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge. FREE, you just gotta get yourself there. It's about an hour to an hour-and-a-half north of SLC. CLICK HERE for all the details!!!

  • 2018 Spring Conference for Mormon Women for Ethical Government, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Brigham Young University-Tanner Building, Provo. CLICK HERE for more details and registration. A day of learning and empowerment as attendees explore new strategies and develop skills for promoting legal and ethical governance and for further promoting peacemaking in a society that appears less civil each day. Speakers hail from the worlds of politics, law, social work, academia, the media, and more.

Monday, March 26:

  • The University of Utah Environmental Humanities Program presents author Amitav Ghosh its inaugural Utah Award in the Environmental Humanities, 7:00 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. Ghosh has written 10 novesl and several books of non-fiction, including 2016's The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable. His writing focuses on environmental consciousness in a multi-cultural, globalized and interdependent world. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 27:

  • Salt Lake Community College will host the Voices of Abuse panel discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Theatre at South City Campus, 1575 S. State Street, SLC. ABC 4 news anchor Kim Fischer, who is a victim of abuse, will moderate the discussion. The event follows national media coverage of abuse in the entertainment industry, politics and elsewhere, prompting needed conversations and debates around the country about how to deal with abusers and help victims. There will be representatives from several organizations on hand to talk with and assist anyone who may be in an abusive relationship. The event is open to everyone, especially those who may need encouragement and confidence to help stop abuse wherever it happens.

Wednesday, March 28:

Thursday, March 29:

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sonia Nazario will discuss her bestselling biography, Enrique's Journey, as part of the University of Utah Tanner Center for Human Rights 2018 Forum at The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, SLC. Nazario has spent more than 20 years reporting and writing about large social issues in the U.S. - hunger, drug addiction and immigration - most recently as a projects reporter for the Los Angeles TimesEnrique's Journey chronicles the experiences of Latin American children who immigrate to join their parents in the United States. The forum is free and open to the public.

  • Blueprints from Biology, 7:00 p.m. at The Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. University of Utah engineer Steven Naleway outlines how the interconnected fields of biological materials science and bioinspired design offer the potential to provide ingenious solutions to modern engineering problems. Note: Reservations are required to this free event. CLICK HERE to reserve your seats.

    Saturday, March 31:

    • The 3rd Annual Breaking the Pipeline Symposium, 8-4, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah. This event will bring together public school teachers and administrators, social workers, juvenile justice practitioners, legal practitioners, lawmakers, and University of Utah students to learn about the over-criminalization of youth in public schools, leading to what is commonly known as the School to Prison Pipeline. Presenters will analyze the roles that teachers, administrators, school police officers, social workers, legal practitioners, and the recently-enacted HB239 Juvenile Justice Amendments play in this system. CLE credits and CEU credits will be available. Contact tyler.bugden@law.utah.edu for more information.

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    May 19: Save the Date:

    • Equality Celebration, St. George. Details TBD.

    Civic Engagement Resources:



    RadioActive: March 16, 2018

    St. Patrick's Day Eve with Murphy and the Giant, Utah Hibernian of the Year, Return of Ireland's The Sod Show Garden Podcast, Rose Park Urban Homesteader Jonathan K, SkyWatcher Leo T


    RadioActive: March 15, 2018

    RadioACTive OpenMic - featuring listeners' comments on the Utah Legislature, the public process, politics


    RadioActive: March 14, 2018

    WoC Support Group at Rape Recovery Center, Legislative Recap with SL Tribune's Robert Gehrke, Rep. Becky Edwards, and a Host of Green Groups


    RadioActive: March 13, 2018

    Utah Women and Leadership Project, Sexual Harassment — What Utahns Should Know