Earlier this month on April 3, Mayor Joseph Curtatone presented a covenant that he negotiated with master developer US2. While the deal makes progress towards some of our goals, Union United members are concerned about the long-term implications for displacement and developer accountability.
Norris Weston Award: Congratulations to the Somerville Legislative delegation for receiving the Norris Weston Award at SCC’s Annual Meeting for their tremendous dedication in moving Somerville’s Jobs Linkage Home Rule petition forward at the Legislature. Read more about SCC 2017 Award Recipients
Union United is pressing developer US2 for a community benefits agreement for Union Square to proactively address the displacement of the neighborhood’s families and small businesses. Building on its first three years of planning, advocacy and organizing, the group charted next steps at the CBA Summit on February 25, 2017. Read more about CBA Summit