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  • ..and supporting a Somerville that is for everyone.

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Get in the Zone

Get in the Zone

August 18, 2016

What’s Happening with Zoning in Somerville


This fall, the City of Somerville will attempt to address some development challenges through changes to the zoning code. It’s also an important opportunity for our members to make sure that real community benefits are required in that code.

AmeriCorps Job Opening at SCC: First Source Case Manager

AmeriCorps Job Opening at SCC: First Source Case Manager

August 15, 2016

The Somerville Community Corporation (SCC) and Local Initiatives Support’ Corporation are seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to serve as a First Source Program Case Manager. The candidate will ideally begin service on October 1, 2016, and serve a minimum of 1,700 hours though the end of his/her term on July 31, 2017.

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Somerville Community Corporation

Local Initiatives Support

Two men holding Jobs for Somerville signs written in Spanish

New Somerville Jobs Trust

August 10, 2016

On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker signed Bill H.4303, an Act establishing the Somerville Municipal Job Creation and Retention Trust. SCC’s Jobs for Somerville committee celebrated this critical step in the long-term process to create a Jobs Trust Fund that will link commercial real estate development in Somerville to jobs creation and workforce development for the City’s residents.

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