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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

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.

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