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Bills seek to lift criminal justice age

Bills offered by Sen. Karen Spilka, D-Ashland, and others aim to raise the juvenile criminal justice age to 21, making Massachusetts the first in the country to do so.

Eddie Mercado’s disappearance has left big void at UTEC

If you’ve hung around UTEC and the youth organizing community in the last decade, you probably know Eddie Mercado. A regular at UTEC on Warren Street, he was a voice for...

Lowell Sun: UTEC called "gold standard" for reducing criminal recidivism

In recent Lowell Sun article Chief Justice Gants referred to UTEC as a "gold standard"...

Lowell Sun: "UTEC seeks Lowell site for mattress-recycling facility"

"The city's planning office has been working with UTEC for more than a year to find a location for the center to bring a mattress recycling facility in Lowell, accord­ing to a memo to the City...

Boston Globe: Still looking - UTEC highlighted for chronically unemployed residents

From the Globe feature: "The...

Lowell Sun: "A 'foundation' to fight gang violence"

Lowell receives state grant funds to increase efforts to combat gang violence, reported The Lowell...

Lowell Sun: UTEC Community Kitchen to spur culinary creativity

The Sun News featured UTEC's new community kitchen on its Jan. 12, 2017 front page - and...

Youth Today: "Pull Up One More Chair for Youth"

UTEC youth participant Jamel Bonilla writes in Youth Today about the importance of bringing youth to...

Kodi wins Veronica Award!

As the Superstar Foundation says, "It's time to recognize and reward exceptional direct service workers. Every profession has a means to recognize excellence - Oscars, Grammys, Halls of Fame - we...

CSG Justice Center: Spotlight on UTEC

The Council of State Governments Justice...