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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.

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

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