Sorenson Unity Center engages our neighbors to create
opportunities, build community pride and enhance livability in
Salt Lake City.
Unity Center operates under the Salt Lake City Department of
Community and Economic Development.
Please Click here to download the Center's 2013-2014 annual report
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
SORENSON COMMUNITY FAIR: Thursday, May 28th, 5-8:30 PM
Join us for our Annual Sorenson Community Fair and Get into
the River Event. This year we have teamed up with Salt Lake
City Parks and Publics Lands, Salt Lake County Parks and
Recreation, and dozens of other partners to make this years’
fair bigger than ever!
Food vendors, service providers, health screenings, canoe
rides and live music are all part of the games will be
set up at the Sorenson Campus (9th West and California
Avenue) and across the street at Three Creeks Open Space.
For more information contact us at 801-535-6533. We
are also looking for volunteers.
NEW WORLD SHAKESPEARE COMPANY: JULIUS CAESAR - May
1st - 10th
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE: PARKS, TRAILS, & OPEN SPACES
Tuesday, May 19th 3:00 - 7:30 PM
Salt Lake City Corporation will be gathering input on
parks, trails and open spaces in Salt Lake City. Join the
conversation and make sure your voice is heard. This event
is sponsored by the Salt Lake City Mayor's Office.
SEEDLING SWAP & MINI MARKET
Saturday, May 16th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Seedling Swap brings together people with too many
garden plants and people who need some plants for their
There will be some to sell, some to trade, and some for
People using a food stamps/EBT cards can purchase food
producing plants with their cards. This event is sponsored
by the 9th West People’s Market.
WEST SALT LAKE ASSET MAP
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:
Downloadable Library Materials:
Friday, May 8th, 10 -11:30 PM
Friday, May 15th, 10-11:30 AM, A
Call 801-535-6533 to register.
FREE and OPEN to the public
FAMILY FILM SERIES- THE BOXCAR CHILDREN: Friday, May
This animated-feature, based on the classic book series,
tells the story of four orphaned and homeless siblings who
happen upon an abandoned boxcar which, with a little
creativity and hard work, gradually becomes their home.
Adult supervision required for children under 16. Sponsored by the
Utah Film Center.
From June 10 to August 18, Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30
PM. It’ll be a summer of fun with community service,
computer, film making, visual arts and much more!
Teen Programming from 12-5 pm.
After school Program until May 21st, 3rd - 7th grade
and Teen Program 8th - 12th grade.
Fees range from $11.00 - $430.00 per month for 3rd-7th grade
and Teen Program is FREE.
To register stop by the Sorenson Unity Center front desk,
or call 801 879-9678
FREE LAW CLINIC
Join us every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month for free
legal tips and advice.
May 6th 6:00-7:00 PM
May 20th 6:00-7:00 PM
FREE and OPEN to the public
HORIZONTE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES- FREE TUITION
MONDAY – THURSDAY, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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
For more information, call 801-535-6533.
TEEN MOM WORKSHOP
Tuesdays 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Are you pregnant or a mother under 18? Join our weekly
group. Teen Success members benefit by earning $10 for each
of completed class, and $100 bonus for every 25 weeks
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.
Rent Our Facilityfor 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
For more information see the new
page or contact the Sorenson Unity Center
Administrative Offices at 801-535-6533 or e-ail