Rooftop honey harvests, dental gear made from 3-D printers, elderberry beer brewed in a forgotten warehouse, Cuppow mason mugs sold online by unusual gadget shops . . . these are the markers of Somerville’s emerging economy tendrilously transforming the City.
On June 22, 2017, the Somerville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone’s request to appropriate and expend $50,000 from the Workforce Training Stabilization Fund for one year of funding for First Source Workforce Readiness programming.Read more about Job Policy Updates
5-18-17 – We are submitting this letter for the record in the case of Federal Realty Investment Trust’s request for a waiver of the 20% Inclusionary Housing requirement for its proposed 500-unit development that is the next phase of FRIT’s approved Planned Unit Development for Assembly Square. Read more about SCC Board Letter on Proposed Inclusionary Zoning Waiver
On May 17th, SCC supporters joined staff and board at Nu Café, next door to our Union Square Apartments, to celebrate the successes of our Social Equity Campaign in 2016, as we kicked-off the campaign for 2017. Read more about Celebrating Because of You
As we welcome new managers to our organization – Director of Finance Ray Estrella and First Source Jobs Program Manager Blake Roberts Crall – we say farewell to two SCC superstars of the past decade.Read more about Hellos and Goodbyes
The members and staff of SCC showed up in full force earlier this month for Lobby Day, an annual event sponsored by the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC). Read more about Lobby Day 2017