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The Hartland Resident Committee in Action

In the Spring of 2019, after completing the Westside Leadership Institute, members of the Hartland Resident Committee (RC) came together to create a plan to redefine the purpose and structure of the committee. …
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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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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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Strategies for a Shared Future: UNP’s Long-Range Plan

The following post is an exerpt from UNP’s most recent issue of it’s Community Voices magazine.

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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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Fundamentals Course by Westside Leadership Institute

The Westside Leadership Institute is currently accepting applications for Fundamentals, which begins January 9, 2020. The 16-week course is $40 and offered every Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Glendale-Mountain View Community Learning Center. …
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SLC’s West Side and the Legacy of Lowell Day of Service

Join the University of Utah’s Bennion Center and Salt Lake City’s west side neighborhoods in a morning of intensive community service! …
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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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Youth Voices is Recruiting!

Are you, or do you know, a high schooler (9th to 12th grade) from Salt Lake City’s west side who is interested in community research, social justice, art, critial thinking, college credit. . . or all of the above? Because, Youth Voices is recruiting participants for the 2019-20 school year!…
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