• Sign that says People Over Profit held in front of crowd at affordable housing rally

    Somerville Community Corporation is dedicated to preserving economic and social diversity...

  • Participants and staff at the SCC Leadership Development Institute 2017

    ...by empowering community leaders and residents in Somerville, Mass. ...

  • SCC's St. Polycarp Village Kitchen interior

    ...creating homes within reach...

    SCC's St. Polycarp Village interior

  • ...connecting people to good, local jobs...

  • People enjoying the 2017 SCC Summer Member Picnic

    ..and supporting a Somerville that is for everyone.

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House Parties: The SCC Way

House Parties: The SCC Way

December 7, 2017

One of our most cherished strategies for our Social Equity Campaign is the famous “house party.” These are events hosted by SCC members who reach out to their neighbors and networks to come to their homes and learn about SCC, the Social Equity Campaign and the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) program. In a nutshell, CITC is a state program that enables SCC to give a 50% tax credit to anyone who donates at least $1,000 (plus, people are eligible for the federal charitable deduction).