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Mission Statement

The Sorenson Unity Center’s mission is to serve as a community resource and gathering place where all cultures are celebrated and welcomed.  The Center enhances lives through participation in visual and performing arts, education and community programs aimed at improving mental and physical well-being.

The Sorenson Unity Center operates under the Salt Lake City Department of Community and Economic Development.

Check out this video about the Jordan River Youth Ambassadors, a Sorenson Unity Center partnership with YouthCity, SLC Parks and Public Lands, Intel Computer Clubhouse, Splore, Jordan River Community Initiative and Hartland Community Adopt-a-Trail.

   
   
   
Holidays November 11 for Veterans' Day, November 27  and  28 for Thanksgiving .
   
NOVEMBER  2014  
 
  New Events with Family Festival, Youth Marketplace,  Family Movies, Free Law  and Health Care Clinics , and more!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL EVENTS
   
   
United- Way

United Way 2-1-1  Health Care Assistance  - Mondays 9:30AM-1PM until February 16, 2015.

Free Service to help local families enroll in health coverage. These services include private health insurance, Medicaid and Primary Care Network (PCN) enrollment. If you do not qualify for any of these services, the 2-1-1 team will work with you to ensure your health care needs are met through Community Health Clinics and other health related resources.

If you have questions or concerns, please call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment. Walk-in appointments are also available.

In order to meet with an expert, you will need the following documents:

  1. Names, dates of birth, and Social Security Numbers for all those applying
  2. Estimated annual household income (to see if family qualifies for a discount)
  3. Pay stubs from the last 3 months for anyone working in the household
  4. Information about health insurance offered for those with a job
   
   
   
  YOUTH CITY
November 3-December 19
3:00 - 6:30 PM
   
YC

YouthCity, Salt Lake City’s youth and families program, is ecstatic to announce the opening of its fifth location at the Sorenson Unity Center.
The YouthCity after school program is designed to provide high quality learning and enrichment activities for youth and provides skill building activities focusing on academics, arts,
sports and recreation, technology, community service, and college
and career exploration.


IT’S ALIVE:
Environmental effects on the human body.
Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
*Grades 4 - 6

SLC’S HUNGER GAMES
Mondays & Wednesdays
*Grades 7 - 12

SURVIVING A ZOMBIE
APOCALYPSE

Tuesdays & Thursdays
*Grades 7 - 12

FILMING AND
FIELD TRIP FRIDAYS

*Grades 7 -12

FREE and OPEN to the public,
SPACE IS LIMITED!
Applications are available online:
www.slcgov.com/youthcity

Any questions?
Please call: 801-535-6533.
   
   
   
  WEST SALT LAKE ASSET MAP
   
Asset In the summer of 2013, the Sorenson Unity Center began participating in a neighborhood asset mapping project in partnership with University Neighborhood Partners, Utah Community Data Project, and the Glendale Mountainview CLC.

The goal is to provide policymakers and service providers with a better understanding of key assets in Glendale and Poplar Grove  neighborhoods.

A brief summary of this information has been broken down by category and included in the report below:

Asset Map Report
   
   
   
Legal FREE LAW CLINIC
 

Join us every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month for free legal tips and advice.
November 5th   @ 6 - 7 PM
November 19th @ 6 - 7 PM
FREE and OPEN to the public
   
   
   
  HORIZONTE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES- FREE TUITION
MONDAY – THURSDAY, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
   
ESL Register for Horizonte’s English Language Classes. Sign-up with the instructor at any time, all levels taught.
Please bring a Driver’s License or Utility Bill for proof of address when registering.

Daycare available (3 hours free for kids 8 weeks — 8 years old between
9am—1pm.)

For more information, call 801-535-6533.
 
   
   
   
  TEEN MOM WORKSHOP
Tuesdays 5:00 - 7:00PM
Teen-Mom
Are you pregnant or a mother under 18? Join our weekly support
group. Teen Success members benefit by earning $10 for each week
of completed class, and $100 bonus for every 25 weeks attended!

Free snacks and childcare provided!
   
   
   
  SALT LAKE DONATED DENTAL SERVICES
   
Donated Dental Patient Information Line:
Free Program Hotline: 801-983-0345
Discounted Program: 801-972-2747

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Wednesday:
9am-12:30 pm  & 1:30 pm-4pm
Thursday-Friday: 9am-12:30 pm
 

 

In Gallery

   
PHOTOGRAPHS by CAT PALMER
October 3rd to December 2nd
Large Gallery
 
   
Palmer  
   


   
Computer Centers

 

 

  Visit the Computer Center Page for Schedules 
Click here for more information
 
 

 

 



 
Community Gallery Call For Entries
Apply Now!!!


The Sorenson Unity Center Community Gallery promotes the cultural vision of Salt Lake City  residents and the global community.  The Community Gallery's exhibits help build unity by celebrating cultural diversity and identity.  The gallery offers an opportunity for local artists, community members and organizations to share their unique stories with a wide audience.

For proposal guidelines,
click here and visit our gallery page
   

Rent Our Facility
for your next event

The Center’s Performance Theatre, Gallery Lobby, Reception Area, and Kitchen are available for rental space to the general public, community groups, cultural organizations, and local businesses. The space can be used for performances, concerts, rehearsals, classes, meetings and private events.
For more information see the new
Rental Rates page or contact the Sorenson Unity Center Administrative Offices at 801-535-6533 or e-ail unitycenter@slcgov.com

 

Visit our services page for additional Center activities

or call 801-535.6533.

Past programming newsletters:

October 2013 November  2013 December 2013 January 2014
February  2014  March 2014 April 2014 May 2014
June 2014 August 2014 September 2014 October 2014
       

 

   
     
     
     


NOTE: SORENSON UNITY CENTER PARKING IS LIMITED; PLEASE CARPOOL OR USE ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION.



   
 
 
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