UTEC Marks Another Milestone

LOWELL — Although Brenda Anderson was excited to get accepted into an employment training program at Massachusetts General Hospital, the news also created a challenge for her: with her limited network, what would she do with her three young children while she was there?

Anderson, 25, no longer needs to fret, though. A new facility at UTEC, with whom she has worked for four years, offers free early-childhood education for its members’ children, a way of extending the Lowell organization’s mission to reach across multiple generations and support rebounding families more fully. “I don’t have a lot of support outside of here,” Anderson said Thursday at the new facility. Read the full story (and see the Sun's slideshow) online.