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:
Are you ready? It's Caucus Night. Pick Your Party!!!
What Happened, Miss Simone? – SLC Free Film Screening, 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. Free screening hosted by YWCA Utah and Utah Film Center. Post-film discussion with Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin (local Jazz vocalist, writer, actress and producer), Joshy Soul (local member of Joshy Soul & The Cool), and Mason Aeschbacher (M.A. in Jazz, teacher, and composer).
Natural Resources: A Boon or Curse for the DR Congo, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Jewett Center for the Performing Arts, Westminster College, 1840 S. 1300 E., SLC. How can a country that has rich, natural resources be ranked among the poorest countries? Join guest lecturer Mr. Mvemba Dizolele, foreign policy analyst has he explores this question as it relates to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Hosted by Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy. The World Affairs Lecture Series is free and open to the public. However, registration is required. CLICK HERE.
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:
Wednesday, March 28:
Wilma Mankiller-Free Screening, Panel/ Q &A, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 280 W. 500 N., SLC. Hosted by PANDOS and Utah Women of Color Council, partnering to bring you this compelling documentary about Wilma Mankiller — first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Hear from local activists inspired by her legacy and learn about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women campaign in Utah.
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 Times. Enrique'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.
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May 19: Save the Date:
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