From The Boston Globe: There’s a lot going on these days at UTEC, a Lowell nonprofit that assists young people coming out of prison.

The organization, formerly known as the United Teen Equality Center, is working to implement a program that it says would guarantee a job for every young person from the Merrimack Valley who’s released from prison.

UTEC also plans to start selling peanut butter and other nut butters produced in its new commercial kitchen and is looking for a larger manufacturing space to expand its other business ventures, which include crafting high-end cutting boards from salvaged wood and recycling mattresses.

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