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.Read more about Union United Presents on Community Benefits at CAC Meeting
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.
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
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.
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.
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.Read more about 181 Washington Street: Full Speed Ahead!
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.Read more about 163 Glen Street Homeownership Project