Emerald Hills Institute’s mission is to develop social capital—the creation and extension of positive connections within and between disparate social networks to achieve mutual understanding and common commitments to enriching the social good in the Western US States.
Emerald Hills Institute seeks to accomplish its vision by engaging in a variety of civic activities and inviting others to generate and share insights, thereby removing barriers to confidence-building and trust. This sharing of insights and understanding can then create real opportunities for mutual respect and appreciation, offering an environment in which a shared narrative can be rooted.
Emerald Hills Institute was founded as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization by a group of dedicated volunteers in Salt Lake City, Utah. Idea was to do good for the community they live in. Emerald Hills Institute receives donations and is supported by business people and professionals, and efficiently achieves a high level of output due to the support of committed volunteers.
Emerald Hills Institute strives for social justice, interfaith cooperation, advocacy through positive change and connections, relationship-building and partnership for the common good, and respecting both religious and non-religious identities through its wide range of activities like Social Responsibility Projects, Festivals, Panels, Conferences, Talks, Civic Engagement Projects, Annual Dialogue and Award Ceremonies, Ramadan Iftar Dinners and Intercultural Trips and Study Abroad Programs.