21st Century Career and Community Expo

Tel: 315-733-1399 - A premier education, training, employment and business exhibition in the Tri-State area of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. All attendees are welcome!.


Tel: 315-733-1399 - Since 2004, EMPOWERING TODAY'S PROFESSIONALS Has a Proven Education Curriculum that has Inspired 1,000s to LAND JOBS QUICKER. Win the Race for 21st Century Jobs.

Mohawk Valley Community College

MVCC was an awesome location for a very successful Latino Summit 2011. View video on right.

Rod Colon Can Make Your Next Event a Success

Tel: 315-733-1399 - Motivational Speaker, Author, Career Coach. Co-Host of Radio Show "YOUR CAREER IS CALLING.

Boy Scouts Revolutionary Trails

When you join the Boy Scouts of America, it's an extension of your family.

iPower Global Solutions' Speakers and Sponsors

Tel: 315-733-1399 - Ensuring Companies Succeed through Events, Public Relations, Fund Raisers and Sponsorships. We mix non-traditional venues, dynamic leaders and socially interactive environments.


Committed to improve living standards, achieve awareness among different cultures, shape the minds of our youth to continue the strides our ancestors made.

The Neighborhood Center, Inc.

Provides a full range of outreach, preventative, developmental and therapeutic human services for nearly 20,000 people.

SouthGate Ministries Church

Serving as a south gate to the Mohawk Valley.

United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area

An independent, locally governed United Way non-profit organization that has been serving the people of the Mohawk Valley since 1921.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Ray Halbritter Delivers Closing Remarks at Latino Upstate Summit

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Ray Halbritter (left); Anthony "Tony" Colon,
president of Techno-Logic Solutions, Inc. (right)
Ray Halbritter, Oneida Nation Representative and CEO of Nation Enterprises, gave the closing address at the 2011 Latino Upstate Summit, held on Oct. 21 at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica. The purpose of the conclave was to address the role of people of Latino descent in this country as it relates to community life, the economy and civic affairs. Speaking about the summit, Halbritter said “The Oneida people have a special understanding of the challenges faced by the Latino community in New York, and we have a unique appreciation for all the obstacles they have overcome to get to where they are today.” . . Read more on Oneida Nation site

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Census Shows Utica has Growing Hispanic Population

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Video below provides insightful interviews where Tony Colon, of the Mohawk Valley Latino Association, said there has been a Hispanic presence in Upstate New York since the '50's. The community has grown and census numbers are just catching up. Read full story by News Channel 2 WKTV.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

TLS Court Interpreter Service Fills a Growing Need in Mohawk Valley

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Translation services is one of serveral solution offerings provided by TechnoLogic.  Here's a recent article about TLS making a difference in the community, as it appeared in the Utica Observer Dispatch . . .

A Growing Need for Fourt Interpreters In Area - full article

UTICA — It’s just after 9 a.m. on a Wednesday morning and court interpreter Anthony Colón heads to his familiar spot inside the Oneida County Courthouse: a corner intentionally situated close to the court attendant.

“The court attendant really runs the show,” he says.
Preparing to check in with each attendant on opposite sides of the courthouse, Colón offers a nod and a smile toward a Spanish speaker he has interpreted for in the past and will interpret for again later that morning. She smiles brightly and in Spanish says: “I’m glad to see you here.”

Minutes later, the attendant calls for Colón: “She can’t fill out the form,” the official says pointing a clipboard toward 19-year-old Zuleika Lozada, formerly of Puerto Rico, who speaks limited English. Lozada moved to Utica 10 months ago with her daughter and boyfriend.

Colón quietly reads the form in Spanish to Lozada, who didn’t expect to have an interpreter today. In fact, she didn’t know what to expect at all and is relieved to know Colón will interpret during her Family Court proceedings, she says in Spanish.  Read full article