Partner Spotlights

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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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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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Meet this Year’s Community Leadership Partnerships Team!

University Neighborhood Partners is committed to amplifying the leadership and engagement of west side residents in defining, creating, and participating in the evolution of Salt Lake City’s west side. …
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Greetings from Jenny Mayer-Glenn, UNP’s New Director

Dear UNP Community:

My name is Jennifer Mayer-Glenn, but please feel free to call me Jenny. I am honored to be the new director of University Neighborhood Partners….
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Go Girlz Summer Camp Wrap Up

Friday, August 9 was our last day of Go Girlz Summer Camp 2019. It was our first year piloting a summer program for 14-15 years olds transitioning into high school. …
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New Westside Leadership Institute Pathways

As the Westside Leadership Institute (WLI) celebrates 15 years of success building leadership skills among residents on Salt Lake City’s west side, the collaborating organizations behind it seek to increase the institute’s wrap-around services by expanding its length and breadth into a year-long leadership pathway….
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Theatre for Social Action at Hartland

This past semester the Department of Theatre offered a flipped classroom course entitled Theatre for Social Action.  The premise of the class was to focus on devising social action pieces with youth at the UNP Hartland Partnership Center, located in the Glendale neighborhood.  …
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The 2019 Xipetotec Graduation & Upcoming Imaginemos Latinx Summit

Casa Quetzalcoatl celebrated the 2019 Xipetotec Graduation this past June 1st. The event honored First Generation students, along with their families, for the important mile stone of high school graduation. 


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The West High Our CASA: A Thriving Educational Hub

Although my time here at West High school hasn’t been very long, I have been welcomed with open arms. Our CASA is a program created through a partnership between University Neighborhood Partners and the Salt Lake City School District….
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Este Barrio No Se Vende (This Neighborhoodis Not for Sale), mural and photograph by Jessica Sabogal.

This Neighborhood is Not for Sale

In the 2018 anniversary issue of Community Voices, we shared how residents and their partners have worked for a decade and a half to improve lives and strengthen community in Salt Lake City’s west side neighborhoods. The mural pictured above speaks to the very real concern that residents may not be able to enjoy the benefits of their own efforts. …
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