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A Letter to the UNP Community on Black Lives Matter and Anti-Racism

Dear UNP community,

Like you, we are in pain. We are angry. We are afraid. We are horrified by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others. …
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Informational Videos about COVID-19 in 10 Languages

Thank you to Valleywise Health in Arizona for the following helpful videos regarding Covid-19 and social distancing. This information is provided in 10 different languages…
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Cómo puede ayudar durante COVID-19

La propagación global del COVID-19 nos ha impactado a la mayoría de nosotros de alguna manera. Pero no nos ha impactado a todos por igual. …
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Resources for the UNP Community

In order to help mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic, UNP has closed its office, along with the UNP Hartland Partnership Center. However, we are still working, answering phones and emails, and collaborating with our partners to support our community in these difficult times. …
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An Important Message for the UNP Community

As a department of the University of Utah we are following recommended strategies to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID 19). …
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Parents Sharing Power in Salt Lake City Schools

By the Family-School Collaboration Design Research Project

If you attended parent-teacher conferences at a west side school this past fall, you may have been handed a small comic book about School Community Councils (SCC). That comic — and the parent leaders who handed them out — are part of a community-based research project working to increase family voice in school decision making….
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Partnering with Faculty for Deeper Youth Engagement

My name is Ana Antunes. I am an Assistant Professor & Lecturer in Gender Studies and a Youth Engagement & Leadership Coordinator working with University Neighborhood Partners. …
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Incubating Partnerships

I began working with UNP’s Startup Incubator (Incubator) as an MPA student in fall 2018 with Stephany Murguia, Dr. Jesus Valero, and Saolo Betham. My research studied ways to expand the resources of the Incubator for emerging organizations in the community. …
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Building Deeper Knowledge Systems at UNP

In 2018, UNP took stock of its work over the previous 15 years by celebrating partner and partnership accomplishments. UNP also looked ahead to the future by engaging west side residents and university stakeholders in the creation of a new long-range strategic plan. …
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The Westside Coalition and a Shifting West Side Narrative

The Westside Coalition is a social welfare organization that advocates for residents living on the west side of Salt Lake City. The Coalition fights for health, safety, and quality of life for its residents. …
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