Partner Spotlights

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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The Case Management Certificate & Local to Global Social Work

Developed as a response to the initiative of resettled communities and UNP community partners, the College of Social Work’s Case Management Certificate program continues its commitment to community-driven pathways to education….
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“We are Hartland!” Youth Performance

For the past few months at the UNP Hartland Partnership Center, four University of Utah Theatre Teaching students lead by Kelby McIntyre-Martinez worked with the Hartland Youth Center to put together a social action theatre piece, “We are Hartland!”…
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Julianne Rabb Honored as Field Instructor of the Year

This past week the University of Utah’s College of Social Work recognized and celebrated the important work and contributions of their field faculty and the students with …
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