Somerville Community Corporation has partnered with the Somerville Housing Authority to help public housing residents meet education, employment, and asset-building goals through an initiative called LEAP (Learning, Employment, Asset-Building Program). Read more about Partnership Serves Public Housing Residents
With its small staff, SCC is able to “lift above its weight” thanks to a dedicated, hard-working board; member-led initiatives; collaborative projects with partner organizations; and bright, energetic interns. This summer, our Organizing Department has had three interns working on various projects, and another intern is supporting the First Source Jobs Program.Read more about Spotlight: SCC Summer 2017 Interns
Eddy Toussaint recently shared his story of displacement in a letter to Union United, a coalition committed to development without displacement in the rapidly changing Union Square area – and throughout Somerville. SCC is one of the founding members of Union United.
Rooftop honey harvests, dental gear made from 3-D printers, elderberry beer brewed in a forgotten warehouse, Cuppow mason mugs sold online by unusual gadget shops . . . these are the markers of Somerville’s emerging economy tendrilously transforming the City.