The First Source Jobs Program is undergoing program restructuring. We will maintain active files with all of our program participants, and will resume our coaching and case management services in February/March 2017.
For emergencies, please contact: Thais DeMarco, Director of Economic Opportunity, 617.776.5931
Dirce Silva is the owner of Union Square Tailoring, which has been in the neighborhood for 11 years. She is also a member of Union United. Here is her testimony about why a CBA, or Community Benefits Agreement, is critical for Union Square. Read more about Union Square Business Owner Backs CBA
Somerville Community Corporation is moving forward with our partners Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) and Gate Residential in planning for the potential redevelopment of the Clarendon Hill/North Street public housing in West Somerville. Read more about Clarendon Hill/North Street Update
Shortly after moving to Somerville Cynthia Taft (Cindy) and her husband, Fred Mueller, met their next door neighbor Helen Corrigan, who has a long and rich association with SCC. “She began to tell us a little about SCC,” explains Cindy. “That was our first encounter with it.” Read more about Cynthia Taft: Thankful for Her New Community
More than 100 Somerville community members attended a public hearing on Thursday, November 10, 2016, before the City’s Board of Aldermen to discuss the urgent need for a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) as part of the Union Square redevelopment. Read more about Union United Calls for CBA
The Somerville Housing Authority is working with SCC, Preservation of Affordable Housing and developer Gate Residential to rebuild and preserve 216 units of housing for low-income families at Clarendon Hill public housing on North Street in West Somerville – as part of a 526-unit mixed-income project. Read more about State Awards Grant for Clarendon Hill