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Jun 02

First Source Worker's 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! 

Members of Jobs for Somerville led an interactive workshop on May 5 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 at on June 2nd!

Jun 06

First-Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 13 2015 .
9:00am to 3:00pm

9:00am to 3:00pm

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 new two-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.

May 21

Affordable Housing Organizing Committee (AHOC)

Repeats every month on the third Thursday until Thu Jun 16 2016 .
6:00pm to 8:00pm

6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

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

AHOC is a group of Somerville tenants, homeowners, and community members who are devoted to preserving and increasing affordable housing opportunities and stabilizing existing communities in Somerville.

We meet on the third Thursday of every month. Interpretation and dinner are always provided. 

Join Us!
For more information, or to get involved, contact René at 617-776-5931 x226 or rmardones@somervillecdc.org.

Jun 09

Union Square Workshop: What's Next?

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CASS Head Start Building, 29 Allen Street, Somerville, MA 02143

What do you imagine your neighborhood looking like in ten years? What are important places you’d like to protect? How can we connect community concerns and values to design solutions? We’ll put markers to maps and create a community vision for Union Square East.

We invite residents from the neighborhood between Prospect, Medford, South, and Washington streets to give input on different planning + design efforts happening in Union Square.

Jun 03

Financial Literacy Class

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Wed Jun 24 2015 .
9:15am to 12:00pm

9:15am to 12:00pm
9:15am to 12:00pm
9:15am to 12:00pm
9:15am to 12:00pm
9:15am to 12:00pm
9:15am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Saint Polycarp Village - Community Room, 460 Mystic Avenue, Somerville, MA 02145

Over the course of four weeks, participants will gain important information and skills to help them navigate their financial lives more successfully. The class will meet on Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 9:15 AM to Noon from June 3rd - 24th

Graduates will receive a $200 stipend to get them started on a successful financial path! The class will be open to people who live and/or work in Somerville.

Refreshments and childcare offered (childcare must be requested in advance). 

May 28

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.

May 15

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.

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