Recent Press Highlights

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

On 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 pro-gram like UTEC is helping them turn their lives around. They … >More

In Haverhill Monday, Gov. Baker Gets Close Up View of Anti-Gang Violence Effort

On 97.9 WHAV: Gov. Charlie Baker joined local and state officials this morning to receive a progress report on UTEC’s anti-gang violence program that was spurred by the shooting death of a 20-year-old almost a year ago. The meeting, taking place about a month before UTEC’s formal open-ing at 241 Winter St., Haverhill, pro-vided insight … >More

2019 New England Streetworker Conference

Please SAVE THE DATE for the 2019 New England Streetworker Conference! The conference will be held on Tuesday June 25th, 2019 from 9am-4pm at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. Every year we come together to strengthen our Streetworker bonds and work towards cementing, and further legitimizing, Street Outreach as a profession. We will be returning for a 4th year at Gillette … >More

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

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 freedom and imprisonment. … >More

New England Patriots Donate $75K to UTEC for Merrimack Valley Outreach Efforts

From WHAV: Haverhill is among the communities poised to benefit from a $75,000 donation from the New England Patriots to Merrimack Valley-based youth outreach group UTEC. Issued last week, the donation is the first of its kind from the Patriots Social Justice Fund. CEO Gregg Croteau and Policy Director Geoff Foster headed to Foxborough to … >More