I’m hearing the term resilience a lot lately. It refers to the capacity to survive and thrive in the face of stresses or threats. Cultivating resilience goes beyond preventing disaster or mitigating its effects. It means empowering people, organizations and communities to rebound from adversity, adapt to change, and innovate for the future. Read more about SCC – Cultivating Resilience
Warmth, sense of welcome, generosity of spirit, tasty food . . . this is the common denominator of words describing every house party hosted by friends of SCC over the last several years as part of SCC’s Social Equity Campaign through the State Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) program. Read more about How We Roll: SCC’s Breed of Donor Development
SCC is able to accomplish all we do each year thanks to the ongoing hard work of members, supporters and partners. Each step of the way, you are there, making a difference in the lives of Somerville residents and the future direction of the City. Read more about Gratitude from SCC to All of You
As a values-based membership organization, Somerville Community Corporation (SCC) brings its membership, staff and Board of Directors together with a united purpose. We are committed to addressing the needs of those on the margins of our community. Read more about Why SCC Employs Community Organizers
Eddy Toussaint recently shared his story of displacement in a letter to Union United, a coalition committed to development without displacement in the rapidly changing Union Square area – and throughout Somerville. SCC is one of the founding members of Union United.
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.