Registered in 2003, Uttoron is an IRS 501(C)(3) non-profit organization of People of Bengal based in Greater Seattle area of Northwest USA. The word “Uttoron” means “UPLIFTMENT”. Uttoron undertakes and promotes social/cultural events unique to Bengal and India. Youth of Uttoron (YOU) is youth wing of Uttoron who strive to provide a platform to encourage and nourish youth members of Uttoron through social, cultural and educational activities.
YOU started in 2011 and since then youth of Uttoron have participated in events with a common goal of staying connected and giving back to the community. YOU comprises of middle school, high school and college going kids. However we have a few activities for ages 5 to 10 as well.
To be part of YOU, parents and kids must be a member of Uttoron. Uttoron will organize in-person, virtual or hybrid YOU programs and events throughout the year. To help plan events better, we ask for your active participation and to engage and encourage your kids.
* Please check YOU event calendar for upcoming events and up to date information.
* For Bangla School details check out the school page.
* If you have any new ideas or want to conduct a program for Uttoron youth, please submit your proposal details using this YOU proposal submission form.
* For any additional questions please check out YOU FAQ.
* If your questions are not answered, feel free to contact us.
Workshops - Focusing on Bengali Heritage Building New Skills
Language Education - Learning Conversational Bangla
Event Volunteering - Enabling Social Engagements
Cultural Events - Celebrating and Staying Connected to Roots
Community Work - Outreach and Encouraging Philanthropic Contributions