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What we do

UTEC is dedicated to helping young people overcome the very real challenges of poverty, gang involvement, and unemployment.

Our Impact

87% of UTEC young adults in UTEC’s workforce development programming had no new re-arraignments.

Re-arraignment rates for these young adults are one-quarter of the state average.

Streetworker Outreach

Behind-The-Walls Programming

Transitional Coaching

Workforce Development


Mental Health Services

Organizing & Policymaking

2GEN Center @UTEC


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Latest from UTEC


A new community park rises up in downtown Lowell

A largely idle site at a downtown Lowell intersection is being transformed into a community park through the efforts of a local nonprofit.


Patriots Foundation picks UTEC as 'Community Captain'

A well-known and respected Lowell nonprofit features prominently in a new initiative created by the New England Patriots Foundation and Bank of America designed to build deeper relationships with the agencies and the populations they serve.



Part of UTEC’s mission is to show madd love, unconditionally accepting each person. We offer everyone a clean slate, never giving up. This National Second Chance Month, we are highlighting the voices of young people whose lives have been impacted by the power of a second chance.