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Dec 10

Union Square Civic Advisory Committee Meeting

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Argenziano School, 290 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143

The meeting has been cancelled.

The Union Square Civic Advisory Committee (CAC) has an oversight and advisory role in the ongoing Union Square redevelopment. They meet monthly to discuss issues that are relevant to the project. These are open meetings and they are an important opportunity for community members to raise issues and ask questions.

To get up to speed, read these meeting recaps by Union Square Neighbors

Housing Professionals Talk Inclusionary Zoning in Somerville.  SCC & MA Housing Partnership Co-Host Productive Roundtable

Housing Professionals Talk Inclusionary Zoning in Somerville. SCC & MA Housing Partnership Co-Host Productive Roundtable

November 22, 2014

On Friday, November 14th, a group of 17 people who have been dedicated to the field of Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) met for a 3 hour lively roundtable discussion to study, discuss and troubleshoot current ideas and recommendations for changes to Somerville's IZ Policy as the City of Somerville undergoes an overhaul in its zoning. This event was hosted by Massachusetts Housing Partnership and SCC.

Dec 02

Giving Tuesday

(All day)

SCC has joined with 14 other nonprofits in Somerville to sponsor a “Giving Tuesday” event, hosted by SCATV on Tuesday December 2nd, 6-9 PM

Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity for everyone to focus on giving to non-profit organizations around the world. The 15 local agencies are collaborating to tell the story of our work here in Somerville, and the critical role that our work plays in helping to weave the fabric of our community.

Dec 10

Jobs for Somerville Meeting

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SCC 337 Somerville Ave, 2nd Fl., Somerville, MA 02143

Jobs for Somerville was formed by community members in response to the need for good local jobs. Come to the committee meeting to learn how you can get involved. Food, childcare, and interpretation will be provided.

For more information about Jobs for Somerville, contact Karen at 617-776 5931 x230 or knarefsky@somervillecdc.org, or Rene at 617-776-5931 x226 or rmardones@somervillecdc.org.

Nov 17

Job Readiness Night

4:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

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

Let the First Source Program help you to find the job you are looking for. During the Jobs Readiness Event we will enroll you in a talent bank that employers will use to identify future hires. Also you will participate in a workshop to be a more successful job seeker and meet other people that are looking for jobs.

Contact Barbara to register at 617-776-5931 x233.

Nov 17

Financial Literacy Class

Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday until Mon Dec 08 2014 .
6:15pm to 9:00pm

6:15pm to 9:00pm
6:15pm to 9:00pm
6:15pm to 9:00pm
6:15pm to 9:00pm
6:15pm to 9:00pm
6:15pm to 9:00pm

Our final financial education class for 2014 kicks off on November 17th! Over the course of four weeks, participants will gain important information and skills to help them navigate their financial lives more successfully. Graduates will receive a $200 stipend to get them started on a successful financial path!

Nov 03

First-Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Monday and every Wednesday until Wed Nov 12 2014 .
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, Somerville

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.

Oct 25

MACDC Convention

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Westin Copley, 3rd Floor, 10 Huntington Ave, Boston

We invite our SCC members to join us and hundreds of people like you across the state for the Massachusetts Association of CDC's Convention on October 25th. Highlights this year include:

Nov 03

Free Server & Bartender Training

Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu Nov 13 2014 .
9:00am to 12:00pm

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

The Restaurant Opportunities Center of Boston and Somerville Community Corporation are partnering through our First Source Hiring Program to offer Somerville residents a free Server and Bartender Training. During these classes, students will be able to get skills to build a career in the restaurant industry. This is a unique opportunity for Somerville residents looking to work for the many restaurants across Somerville. 

When: Monday-Thursday, Nov. 3-13 | 9 am-12 pm

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