Partnerships

SLC Voices: Schooling during COVID-19

It’s the first week of school in Salt Lake City School District. …
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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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A Focus on Youth & Families: Bridging University and Community Wellbeing

There is some exciting energy building with a family engagement partnership between the Hartland Youth Center and the Hartland Bridge Training Clinic (UNP and the U of U’s College of Social Work). This partnership is focused on home visits to families in the Hartland neighborhood from a team of social workers and Youth Center staff, increasing trusting relationships and student support….
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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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A conceptual rendering of the Public Market at the State Fairpark.

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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New West Side Leadership Institute Pathways

While coupling rich diversity with community action, UNP has created a network of support from various partnerships all around Salt Lake City. The depth and strength of all these partnerships is  vital to the sustainability of the programs they offer on the west side. …
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A Study in Social Interventions at Hartland

Districts and after school programs throughout the United States grapple with ways to best serve their students.  For some students, growth and progress come through various school and after school community partnership experiences….
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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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