Making the Grade
How a community program in Lowell works to stem violence with outreach
In Lowell, UTEC is a youth empowerment services agency that connects with at-risk youth to help prevent violence. We speak with UTEC CEO Gregg Croteau and Sako Long, the head of the group's core outreach worker program. We also hear from a former gang member that now works with UTEC about his journey.
Half Million Fed Gun Violence Grant Aims to Bring Gang Peacemaking and ‘In-Reach’ to Haverhill
SECOND CHANCE MONTH 2022
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.
Patriots Foundation, Bank of America give UTEC $50G
A $50,000 award from the New England Patriots Foundation and Bank of America will go a long way in helping UTEC’s mission of helping young people in the Merrimack Valley.