UTPL-NY, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization established for the purpose of promoting cultural activities for the Hispanic population in general and for Ecuadorians in particular.
Our activities include:
- The atheneum (a forum for sharing our deepest values through artistic expression)
- A traditional Christmas celebration
- Participation in Ecuadorian Independence Day in Queens, NY
- Participation in activities sponsored by the Ecuadorian Consulates in New York and Connecticut
- limited assistance with internship placement
- Orientation for Christian living
- Monthly spiritual retreats in the Roman Catholic tradition
- Referrals for immigrants in the United States who wish to continue their education and obtain a degree from an Ecuadorian university via on-line or distance-learning classes. In this regard, UTPL-NY, Inc., offers the service of a liaison including the use of our IT platform for videoconferencing, forwarding of completed assignments and exams to the university in Ecuador, facilities for communicating with faculty in Ecuador, and distribution of materials sent by the university in Ecuador for persons enrolled in on-line or distance-learning courses.
- Lively discussions for practicing the use of the English language