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From Vision to Action: SCC's 46th Annual Meeting

From Vision to Action: SCC's 46th Annual Meeting

February 18, 2016

Celebrating the theme " From Vision to Action ," more than 150 SCC members and supporters celebrated at SCC's 46th Annual Meeting and Dinner on February 9th at the Armory. With displays ranging from hanging clouds to statements of support from donors to SCC's logo in 3D glasses, the assembled members were treated to music and a program celebrating SCC's accomplishments over the past year.

Mar 09

Jobs for Somerville Meeting

Repeats every month on March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the second Wednesday 10 times .
6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Location: 

Somerville CommunityCorporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02144

Jobs for Somerville was formed by community members in response to the need for good local jobs. Come to the committee meeting to learn how you can get involved.

Food, childcare, and interpretation will be provided.

Mar 19

First Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 26 2016 .
9:00am to 3:00pm

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave., Somerville, MA 02144

Are you considering purchasing your first home, but feeling overwhelmed by the process involved? This two-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.

Mar 22

Financial Literacy Class

Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Wednesday until Tue Apr 12 2016 .
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

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave., Somerville, MA 02144

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!

Dinner and childcare will be available.

Mar 01

Workers' Rights Training

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave., Somerville, MA 02144

Do you know what the minimum wage is in Massachusetts? Have you ever wondered if your boss is discriminating against you and what can you do about it? Join Jobs for Somerville members to help get answers to these, and any other questions you have about your rights on the job.

Registration is required. Childcare and interpretation services are available upon request.

Feb 23

First Source Interviewing Skills Workshop

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 377 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Do you have a hard time getting ready for a job interview? Is it difficult for you to answer the interview questions with confidence and assertiveness? Please join career development expert, Anna Shenk, who will help you to feel more prepared.

Registration is required. Interpretation services in Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole will be provided. Childcare is available upon request.

Feb 11

Public Comments Due for Inclusionary Zoning Proposal

(All day)

Location: 

Somerville City Hall
  • What: A proposal introduced by SCC's Affordable Housing Organizing Committee (AHOC) to require 20% affordable housing in new developments of 6+ units, with additional tenant protections and priority for those at risk of displacement.
  • When: The planning board will vote on this proposal on February 18. After that it will go to the Board of Aldermen’s Land Use Committee for a vote.
Feb 17

First Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu Feb 25 2016 .
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, MA 02144

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.

Feb 18

Workplace Communications 2 Workshop

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Addressing a problem at work or even identifying what is the right way to tell your boss that you have to be absent could be very difficult.  During this workshop you will learn the best practices to communicate at work.

Registration is required. Childcare and interpretation services are available upon request.

For more information or to register, contact firstsourcejobs@somervillecdc.org or 617-776-5931 x237.

Exciting Manufacturing Program at SHS CVTE for Adults starts in January 2016!

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville High School’s Center for Career, Vocational, and Technical Education (CVTE) are proud to announce the Advanced Manufacturing Training Program (AMTP), an expansion upon the CVTE’s successful youth programming. Funded with a grant by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Executive Office of Housing Economic Development, The AMTP will target Somerville residents aged 18-24 and focus on preparing them for high paying careers in the manufacturing industry.

Jan 22

First Source Computer Skills Workshop

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Feb 05 2016 .
10:00am to 12:00pm

10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Haitian Coalition, 268 Rear Powder House Blvd., 17C, Somerville, MA 02144

Looking to brush up on your computer skills, or learn it altogether? Do you want help on the job or to get the job you want? Come join The Career Place and First Source in this valuable 3-part series. This workshop will be held Friday mornings, 10am - 12pm, at the Haitian Coalition through February 5th.

Registration is required. Childcare and interpretation services are available upon request.

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