Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville High School’s Center for Career, Vocational, and Technical Education (CVTE) are proud to announce the Advanced Manufacturing Training Program (AMTP), an expansion upon the CVTE’s successful youth programming. Funded with a grant by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Executive Office of Housing Economic Development, The AMTP will target Somerville residents aged 18-24 and focus on preparing them for high paying careers in the manufacturing industry. Read more about Exciting Manufacturing Program at SHS CVTE for Adults starts in January 2016!
On Monday, June 9th the Somerville Community Corporation commemorated the completion of Saint Polycarp Village Phase III with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Guest speakers included Congressman Michael Capuano, Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein, and HUD Regional Administrator Barbara Fields, among other notable local leaders and Village residents Read more about Saint Polycarp Ribbon Cutting - A Celebration of Affordable Housing and Smart Growth!
SCC committees and members are playing an active role in the Union United Coalition, a group of stakeholders working to ensure that the Union Square redevelopment results in tangible benefits — not displacement — for the Union Square community. The stakeholders include small business owners, residents, activists, immigrant groups, religious congregations, labor unions, and other community-based organizations. Read more about Community Coalition Kicks Off Process to Win Community Benefits in Union Square