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Glendale Systems Mapping

In August 2019, leaders from the Salt Lake County Health Department began partnering with UNP to discuss specific issues regarding public health disparities within west side communities….
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Elevating Youth Voices

Ana Antunes, assistant professor in the Division of Gender Studies.

A faculty member in the School for Cultural and Social Transformation (Transform) is receiving national recognition for her social justice and community-engagement work….
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Digital Navigators Connecting Community

Salt Lake City community members have been coming to the City Library to use public computers or attend computer classes for decades. …
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Beautiful Growth at UNP

Sometimes something beautiful grows in the ugliest of places. …
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2020 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award

APLU names University of Utah 2020 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award Winner…
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A Letter to the UNP Community on Black Lives Matter and Anti-Racism

Click here to Watch the UNP staff read this letter.

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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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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