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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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Improving Schools by Investing in Local Educators

The Grow Your Own Educators partnership has just published its second annual report
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SLC Voices: Schooling during COVID-19

It’s the first week of school in Salt Lake City School District. …
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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 ā€” and the parent leaders who handed them out ā€” 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 Uā€™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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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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