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Lowell youth organization starting statewide training center to prevent gun violence

June 4, 2019 From MassLive: A Lowell youth organization has received a $700,000 state grant to establish a training center to prevent gun violence. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is giving UTEC a two-year grant to establish the Gun Violence Prevention Training Center for Excellence. The training center will work with 10 neighborhood organizations … >More


UTEC to Open Haverhill HQ June 4: Take an Exclusive Look Inside

May 31, 2019 From 97.9 WHAV: One year after announcing plans to bring their anti-violence effort to Haverhill, UTEC is officially opening their city headquarters at 241 Winter St., on Tuesday, June 4. As CEO Gregg Croteau and his team of outreach workers tell WHAV, the group that works largely behind the scenes to bring … >More


Baker sees anti-gang group’s work during Haverhill visit

  May 7, 2019 From The Eagle-Tribune: HAVERHILL — Gov. Charlie Baker stopped by UTEC’s new office and drop-in center in Haverhill on Monday, where he met privately with a group of young men and women with past, serious criminal involvement. He wanted to learn how a program like UTEC is helping them turn their … >More


Cafe UTEC talks with Ted Panos

February 11, 2019 From 980 WCAP: Learn about UTEC’s food services social enterprise, from Cafe UTEC specials to lunch catering.


In the Merrimack Valley, A Vital Experiment in Criminal Justice Reform

January 23, 2019 From The Boston Globe: In a handful of courthouses in the Merrimack Valley, an important experiment in criminal justice reform is underway. Court officials are partnering with UTEC, a Lowell organization that works with some of the toughest young men in the region, to reimagine probation — that critical way station between … >More