Assembly Square Community Room, 50 Middlesex Ave, Somerville, MA
The Somerville First Source Jobs Initiative, a partnership between Somerville Community Corporation (SCC), the City of Somerville, and The Career Place (TCP), will be hosting a breakfast this Friday, October 24th, to celebrate the progress we have made toward bringing good quality jobs to Somerville residents.
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.
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
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.
Less than 6 months after its kick-off, the Somerville First Source Jobs Program is celebrating its 16th job placement. These placements include part-time and full-time jobs in different industries, including restaurants, retail stores, and banks around Somerville. Read more about First Source Jobs Program is at full speed