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Aug 04

First Source Workers' Rights Training

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation 337 Somerville Ave, 2nd floor Somerville, MA 02143

Do you know what the minimum wage is in Massachusetts? Have you ever wondered if your boss is discriminating against you and what can you do about it? Come to the workers' rights training! 

Jobs for Somerville members kicked-off this program with an interactive workshop in May to teach First Source participants about their basic legal rights on the job and how to assert those rights. Join us for the next training on August 4th!

Dec 09

First-Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu Dec 17 2015 .
6:00pm to 9:00pm

6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation 337 Somerville Ave, 2nd floor Somerville, MA 02143

Are you considering purchasing your first home, but feeling overwhelmed by the process involved? This four-session, 12-hour class will feature presentations by a real estate agent, a lender, a home inspector, a real estate attorney and an insurance agent, in addition to SCC staff, and it will teach you everything you need to know before you start the process of buying your first home. Upon completion of the course, participants receive a certificate that enables them to access products geared specifically towards first-time homebuyers such as the ONE and MassHousing loans.

Aug 07

First Source CPR/First Aid Training

8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experience (SCALE), 167 Holland Street, Somerville, MA 02144

In partnership with SCALE and CPR Boston, First Source Jobs will be offering a CPR/First Aid Training on Friday, August 7th. Whether you work with children, seniors or anyone in between, you should be prepared for any situation. CPR Boston can give you the tools that could one day save a life. 

Cost: $50.00 

Registration Required
 

Jul 21

First Source Interviewing Skills Workshop

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation 337 Somerville Ave, 2nd floor Somerville, MA 02143

Do you have a hard time getting ready for a job interview? Is it difficult for you to answer the interview questions with confidence and assertiveness? The workshops offered by a professional in career development will help you to feel more prepared. Join us! 

Registration is required. Interpretation services in Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole will be provided. Childcare is available upon request.

Jul 10

First Source Job Seekers Support Group

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation 337 Somerville Ave, 2nd floor Somerville, MA 02143

The Job Seekers Support Group is a space for job seekers to share their experiences in the job search process and networking with other job seekers.  This will also be a time for non-native English speakers to practice their language skills in a safe and comfortable environment.

Registration is required. Interpretation services in Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole will be provided. Childcare is available upon request.

Jul 07

First Source Workers' Rights Training

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation 337 Somerville Ave, 2nd floor Somerville, MA 02143

Do you know what the minimum wage is in Massachusetts? Have you ever wondered if your boss is discriminating against you and what can you do about it? Come to the workers' rights training! 

Jobs for Somerville members kicked-off this program with an interactive workshop in May to teach First Source participants about their basic legal rights on the job and how to assert those rights. Join us for the next training on July 7th!

Jul 01

Information Session on MassWIN-GLX & Building Pathways Pre-apprenticeship Program

7:00pm

Location: 

VNA Somerville, 259 Lowell St, Somerville, MA 02144

Interested in a career in the construction industry?

Please join the Somerville Community Corporation and Cambridge's Office of Workforce Development for an information session on the MassWIN-GlX Program and Building Pathways Pre-apprenticeship Program. Recent participants of the program will speak about their experience and pass along tips for the application process.

Attending the information session will be an important first step in your own application to the program!

Summertime Fun! Union Square East Block Party & Planning Session

Summertime Fun! Union Square East Block Party & Planning Session

June 22, 2015

On June 6, SCC held a block party at our Linden Street properties. Tenants and neighbors enjoyed a relaxing afternoon of games, fun activities, and food.  We followed up by hosting a community design workshop in Union Square East, where people shared what they want to see in their neighborhood around connectivity, density, and benefits as new development occurs.

Jul 09

Union United Coalition Meeting

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

St. Joseph's Church, 264 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143

Are you a Union Square resident or business owner? Are you interested in the issues surrounding the proposed development in the area?

Union United is a coalition of stakeholders, including small business owners, residents, activists, immigrant groups, religious congregations, labor unions, and community-based organizations, working to ensure that the Union Square redevelopment process results in tangible benefits — not displacement — for the Union Square community.

Jun 24

Union Square Neighborhood Plan Open House

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Old Post Office, 237 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02144

The Somerville by Design team has been working hard to process the feedback from the Charrette, reviewing surveys, and meeting with community groups, residents, and local business owners.

Come join the next Open House to hear about and discuss the Union Square Plan. The team will be presenting about the development of the D Parcels.

Union United

Union United is a coalition of stakeholders, including small business owners, residents, activists, immigrant groups, religious congregations, labor unions, and community-based organizations, working to ensure that the Union Square redevelopment process results in tangible benefits – not displacement – for the Union Square community.

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