June 27, 2017

From The Lowell Sun:

LOWELL — Jamel Bonilla was just 17 when he faced three felony charges. After dabbling in drugs, getting involved in gang activity and being incarcerated, Bonilla finally decided to go to UTEC. The mother of his daughter also went to UTEC, which helped her earn her GED.

“I fight for a better future for her,” Bonilla said of his daughter. “I don’t want her to fall in that path.” UTEC is looking to serve more people like Bonilla with a new grant the organization has received to help provide employment opportuni- ties to those previously incarcerated.

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