Getting Connected with Communities in Utah | Lucidchart Blog
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At Lucid, we are always on the lookout for meaningful ways to connect with people from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives in our community, and we’ve discovered that we’re not alone in those efforts.

We put together a list of active Utah-based groups and resources that can help you find a place for learning, socializing, and support. Whether you’re looking to join an identity-based group, build professional industry connections, or just love dogs, there are groups in Utah who share your background and/or interests.

Business

Utah’s thriving business scene has earned it the nickname “Silicon Slopes,” and there is no shortage of career and business groups to help you further your professional development:

Business + socializing

Startups

Real estate

Marketing

Technical

Women in business

Emotional health

One in five adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year—these groups and courses offer assistance for those suffering and opportunities for individuals looking to help:

Environment conservation

Passionate about preserving the environment, reducing waste, and keeping the air clean? Connect with these groups to get involved:

Foreign languages

Looking for a group to practice a language with? Whether it’s your native language or you’re just starting to learn, check out these groups:

Hobbies

However you spend your free time, you can pursue your hobbies with a committed group in Utah:  

LGBTQ

If you’re wanting to connect with other members of the LGBTQ community, including allies, there are a number of groups in the Salt Lake area for you to join:

People of color

These groups are designed to bring people from shared ethnic backgrounds together:

Religious beliefs

Religion is often a fundamental part of a person’s identity, and Utah has groups for you to connect with others who share your beliefs:

For a more complete list of religions of Utah, including contact information and locations, check out the Utah Valley Interfaith website.

Volunteering

Interested in volunteering for a good cause? Help people in Utah get out of poverty, feed the homeless, or help kids get a head start on their education:

We hope you found a group on this list that you’re excited about—if you know of a group we missed, we’d love to add it to the list! Feel free to comment on this post with recommendations for additional affinity groups.