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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.

Saint Polycarp Ribbon Cutting - A Celebration of Affordable Housing and Smart Growth!

On Monday, June 9th the Somerville Community Corporation commemorated the completion of Saint Polycarp Village Phase III with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Guest speakers included Congressman Michael Capuano, Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein, and HUD Regional Administrator Barbara
Fields, among other notable local leaders and Village residents

Foreclosure Prevention

Somerville Community Corporation is proud to partner with Cambridge Neighborhood Apartment Housing Services (CNAHS), a Cambridge-based organization which helps struggling homeowners navigate the painstaking process of obtaining mortgage modifications. Through this partnership, SCC staff provides financial education counseling to CNAHS’s Somerville customers. CNAHS, in turn, will continue to offer foreclosure prevention counseling and loan modification assistance to Somerville homeowners at risk of foreclosure.

Employers

The Talent Bank is a resource for Somerville employers interested in finding Somerville job seekers in the First Source community.

For more detailed information including candidate pre-screening and recruitment, please contact Blake Roberts Crall, or call her at 617.776.5931, ext. 233.

Job Seekers

Once you are a client of the First Source Jobs Program, you will receive access to weekly local job postings and job fair opportunities.

May 2014 Newsletter -

May 28, 2014

Exciting updates on the Green Line Extension, the Pocket Change Youth Employment initiative, and the Saint Polycarp Ribbon Cutting!

Community Coalition Kicks Off Process to Win Community Benefits in Union Square

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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