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It's always heartwarming to witness the joy and pride of those who came to this country in search of a better life when they attain their ultimate goal -- citizenship.That was the...
UTEC Continues its Fight for Vote 17 at Statehouse

By Chelsea Diana, Sun Statehouse Bureau

BOSTON -- Wearing bright blue and orange shirts amid a sea of suits and ties, the members of "Vote 17" -- an effort to let 17-year-olds vote...
SPOTLIGHT: United Teen Equality Center's Youth Empowerment Corps 3.17.14

UTEC's Youth Empowerment Corps (YEC) brings together 14 full-time AmeriCorps members to serve some of the highest-risk of Lowell. The 2012-2013 service year saw many achievements as a direct...

Health Groups Get Grants at LGH Ball 3.6.14

LOWELL -- Three local nonprofits were awarded grants Saturday night for programs for health-based community outreach and education programs, as part of the Circle Health Ball for Community Health...

Dude, Where's My Vote? 2.13.14

I didn't expect to return to this topic so quickly, but there's actually news about lowering the voting age. Young people in Lowell, Massachusetts, are pushing for 17-year-olds to be allowed to...

Vote 17 Allies in Lowell Push for Bill 2.12.14

 

LOWELL -- Three years into their effort, youth leaders pushing to get...
Lowell a Model for Helping At-Risk Youth 1.22.14

We appreciate that UTEC has been recognized as a model for the...

'Vote 17' Efforts in Lowell Win OK from State Senate 1.17.14

 

BOSTON -- An effort to grant 17-year-old Lowellians the right to vote...
Lowell to Receive $569G Grant to Battle Gang Violence 12.17.13
OWELL -- The city will receive a $569,000 grant to combat gang violence in the...
UTEC Transitional Coach Tom Southerton wins 2013 Veronica Award! 12.9.13

A huge congratulations to UTEC Transitional Coach, Tom Southerton, on receiving a 2013 Veronica Award! The award, presented by the Superstar Foundation, honors direct service professionals who...