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Oct 24

Celebrating our Success and Mapping the Future Breakfast

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Assembly Square Community Room, 50 Middlesex Ave, Somerville, MA

The Somerville First Source Jobs Initiative, a partnership between Somerville Community Corporation (SCC), the City of Somerville, and The Career Place (TCP), will be hosting a breakfast this Friday, October 24th, to celebrate the progress we have made toward bringing good quality jobs to Somerville residents.

CELEBRATING OUR SUCCESS AND MAPPING THE FUTURE BREAKFAST
Friday, October 24 | 9:00-11:00 am
Assembly Square Community Room | 50 Middlesex Ave, Somerville

Union United Presents on Community Benefits at CAC Meeting

Union United Presents on Community Benefits at CAC Meeting

October 14, 2014

On October 8th, Union United was invited to present on Community Benefit Agreements (CBA's) to the Union Square Civic Advisory Committee. This milestone event comes after months of hard work researching examples of successful CBA's across the country, meeting to discuss Union United's priorities, drafting our own CBA, and raising our voices to insist on a collaborative participatory planning process for the Union Square area.

Oct 22

First Source Job Readiness Event

4:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

SCC | 337 Somerville Avenue, 2nd Floor, Somerville, MA 02143

Come and participate in a training that will teach you how to get the most of our upcoming First Source Job Fair on October 29th.

During this session, you will be enrolled in a talent bank that employers will use to identify future hires.

For more information, contact Jorge Colón at 617-776-5931 x232

Oct 19

Union United Community Tour

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Ave and Bow St, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143

Join Union United on a community tour to learn about the past, present, and future of organizing and community-building in Union Square.

We'll start at the northern corner of Somerville Ave and Bow Street, close to Market Basket, and finish in Union Square Plaza by SCATV. Then we'll head over to CrossFit Somerville for a potluck!

Oct 08

Union United Presenting at CAC

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Argenziano School | 290 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143

Come and support Union United as they present on Community Benefit Agreements and community engagement to the Civic Advisory Committee. This is a critical moment for Union United to make community benefits a part of the master agreement for the Union Square redevelopment.

Oct 01

Pocket Change

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation

Pocket Change is a program for young adult between 18-24 years old. Join us and get access to:

  1. Hard skill training
  2. Soft skill training
  3. Jobs readiness workshops 
  4. Career counseling
  5. Job placement

Call Jorge Colon to Register!

617-776 5931 x 232

Sep 22

Jobs Readiness Event

4:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

337 Somerville Ave. 2nd Floor

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

Aug 21

Affordable Housing Organizing Committee (AHOC)

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SCC

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. Right now we are working on a campaign to increase affordable housing through inclusionary zoning. Joun us to learn more!

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

Aug 26

Pocket Change Mock Interview Preparation

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

SCC

A more in depth discussion on interviewing, building on the Interview prep workshops from last week.  Participants will answer interview questions using Interview Jenga and will also practice mock interviews with a partner using a role play script where one person will be the employer and one person will be the prospective employee. Participants will be better prepared to answer difficult interview questions.

Aug 19

Pocket Change Interview Preparation Workshop

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

SCC

Learn how to prepare for a job interview.  Find out how to make a good first impression at your interview, and practice commonly asked questions.

Aug 12

Pocket Change Resume Workshop

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

SCC

Learn how to create a professional resume: a summary of your work history, skills and volunteer experience. Many employers require a resume as part of the application process.

181 Washington Street: Full Speed Ahead!

181 Washington Street: Full Speed Ahead!

July 18, 2014

SCC is thrilled to report that on July 7 Governor Patrick announced funding and tax credit allocations to 24 affordable housing projects across the state, including SCC’s 181 Washington Street project.  SCC is very grateful to Representative Michael E. Capuano, 7th District, MA;  Senator Patricia Jehlen, 2nd Middlesex District; Representative Denise Provost, 27th Middlesex District; and Mayor Joseph A.

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