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163 Glen Street Homeownership Project

163 Glen Street Homeownership Project

July 18, 2014

SCC submitted a Special Permit Application to the ZBA for a hearing on July 16 to adaptively re-use the former East Somerville American Legion Post building as 11 homeownership units, 8 of which will be restricted as affordable homeownership opportunities and 3 of which will be market rate homeownership opportunities. The affordable units will target to both low- and middle income households.

Annual Summer Member Gathering

July 18, 2014

Every summer we plan a work-free, all-fun evening for our members to get together, enjoy good food, swap stories of what we’ve been up to, and relax. The whole family is welcome and encouraged to come. Last year we started the tradition of an open-mic talent show, which surpassed our expectations!  Bring a song, a poem, a skit, or anything else you’d like to share with the crowd. 

When:  Wednesday, July 30th, 2014, 5:30pm-8pm

Where: Capuano School in East Somerville, 150 Glen Street

Jul 30

Annual Summer Member Gathering

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Capuano School, 150 Glen Street

 We hope you can join us for our annual Summer Member Gathering on July 30th! 

Enjoy dinner, music, and mingling with your fellow SCC members and friends. 

Be sure to bring your favorite talent for our second annual Open Mic Talent Show (starting at 6:30)! 

~Children welcome~

~Dinner will be provided~

 

75 Cross Street

SCC's 75 Cross St. property in East Somerville contains eight affordable apartments that are home to formerly homeless households, some of them families. The building provides project-based Section 8 affordable housing to tenants. 

SCC Kicks Off Social Equity Campaign

SCC Kicks Off Social Equity Campaign

June 9, 2014
On Monday, June 9th, community leaders, Mayor Curtatone, and members of SCC's board and staff gathered for a breakfast to launch SCC's Social Equity Campaign. This campaign is SCC's largest donor campaign in its history, with the goal of raising $180,000 by the end of 2014, and $250,000 in 2015 as part of our 5 Year Campaign to keep Somerville diverse and thriving for everyone.
BREAKING NEWS: MassDOT/MBTA and Jobs for Somerville Sign MOU For Local Jobs Program on Green Line Extension

BREAKING NEWS: MassDOT/MBTA and Jobs for Somerville Sign MOU For Local Jobs Program on Green Line Extension

June 18, 2014

After nearly three years of organizing for local jobs on the Green Line Extension, we have reached an important milestone! On June 18, officials from the cities of Cambridge, Medford, and Somerville, legislators, labor unions, and community partners joined MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott and other representatives from MassDOT and MBTA to formalize the creation of the Massachusetts Workforce Initiative Now (MassWIN) Green Line Extension (GLX) Workforce Development program to identify, assess, train, and place community members into transportation related careers. MassWIN-GLX (Workers programRead More

Union United Community Coalition Kickoff

Union United Community Coalition Kickoff

May 28, 2014

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.

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