University Neighborhood Partners

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Donating time, stuff and money

The College of Social work offers ways to continue volunteering and donating during this time of social distancing.

8 women who participated in design circles

Parents sharing power in Salt Lake City schools

A group of parents use a comic booklet to get other parents involved in local schools.

Group of paraeducators receives free training

Addressing Utah’s teacher shortage

The U’s University Neighborhood Partners is helping grow and stabilize the K-12 teacher workforce in Utah by investing in paraeducators.

Power to the parents

University scholars demonstrate that parents are the solution—not the problem—when it comes to education reform.

Humans of the U: Anahy Salcedo

“When I got to the U, I volunteered with an organization helping underserved communities find resources. Lots of parents wanted to sign their kids up for camps, but couldn’t get them to the location or couldn’t afford it. I thought Science in the Parks would be awesome here.”

An attitude of possibility

University Neighborhood Partners says farewell to a pivotal team member.

Jennifer Mayer-Glenn joins the U

The U appoints a new director of University Neighborhood Partners and special assistant to the president for campus-community partnerships.


University Neighborhood Partners at the U just celebrated its 15th year of Partners in the Park.


University Neighborhood Partners celebrates 15 years of bringing together university and west side resources for reciprocal learning, action and benefit.


Our CASA initiative is part of a partnership with Salt Lake City School District, University Neighborhood Partners, local school communities and Google Fiber to help socioeconomically disadvantaged students prepare for higher education.