Welcome to Youtica… a place to share ideas, initiatives and events happening in the Mohawk Valley that deserve to be heard. It’s a place to connect with REAL people and groups who are doing interesting things and making our area a better place to live. It’s a place where you can help others by volunteering your time, talent or treasure to develop and deliver new ideas.


Join a Group… or 6

Find common interests and meet new friends in the groups. All you need is a Facebook or Twitter account. Friend up peopole with common interests and post short ideas, questions or thoughts to your Wall.


Have a Discussion

Use the group forums to post ideas or interests you have, and have others chime in with their own ideas on how to develop and deliver them to our community. Get involved with local projects and initiatives by the people who want to make them happen.


Cross Pollinate

Youtica is a community of people who are committed to action. Get involved with someone else’s project. Challenge yourself. Share projects and success stories with your own social networks or be featured on our blog



Share you success stories, challenges and update your progress on the site to let others learn from your project or invite suggestions to make it even better!

Recent Stories

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    YouticaEATS Update: P.O.P. Kids

    Denise Szarek was a YouticaEATS grant recipient whose project was to continue and expand the POP Kids Club at the Westmoreland Farmers market. The club encourages healthy eating habits and helps kids learn about where their food comes from. Check out here update below on how our micro-grant will assist...
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    YouticaEATS Update: Utica United

    Our top YouticaEATS grant recipient was Tiffany Azzarito, coach of Utica United – a soccer club she started for kids who are from low-income and refugee families. The response to Tiffany’s program has been overwhelming and she’s hoping to put together a girls team, as well as continue to expand...
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    YouticaEATS Update: Incarcerated Flavors

    James Vaughn’s organization, Incarcerated Flavors was another one of our micro-grant recipients from YouticaEATS. Incarcerated Flavors works to provide support and resources to those who are re-entering our community. Some of the services in include support groups, coaching for job interviews, housing resources and much more. James and Joanna were...


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Rules of the Road

1 – Be respectful of other users and their opinions. Youtica.org is a space for positive collaboration.

2 – Connect with your real social media profile. We ask that all participants register with their Facebook account to make participating in our forums and groups easy, but also to make sure that our users stand behind the statements and links they post online.

3 – Harassment, abusive comments or language will not be tolerated. Users will be banned without warning if found to be in violation of  this policy.  

About Youtica.org

Youtica.org exists to provide a positive space for online connection in the Mohawk Valley. The goal is for people with diverse goals, talents and expertise of all ages to come together to share ideas, connect online and collaborate to make those ideas a reality. Connect with your Facebook Account to get started.  
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