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SCC Buys Office Space

SCC CEO Danny LeBlancSCC is excited to have secured its own office space in Union Square into the future, as small businesses and nonprofits are just as vulnerable to Somerville’s hot real estate market as are home tenants. SCC was able to purchase the entire 2nd floor of the 337 Somerville Ave. building

Somerville Aldermanic Candidates Address Affordability

Somerville Aldermanic Candidates Address Affordability

October 18, 2017

On Tuesday, October 10, 80 community members assembled to hear from the Somerville aldermanic candidates at a forum on affordability and development. Sponsored by SCC’s Affordable Housing Organizing Committee, the Union United Coalition and the Winter Hill Neighborhood Association, the forum was an opportunity for candidates to discuss their positions on inclusionary zoning, job linkage, off-site affordable housing, and city services to support tenants.

New Culinary Training Program at SCC

New Culinary Training Program at SCC

October 11, 2017

Part of the First Source Jobs Program, SCC’s new five-month culinary training program prepares graduates for career-building jobs as line cooks, prep cooks, restaurant chefs, grill cooks, assistant cooks and other culinary service positions. Program participants also have the opportunity to earn college credit at Bunker Hill Community College. 

SCC Breaks Ground for Glen Street Affordable Condos

SCC Breaks Ground for Glen Street Affordable Condos

September 15, 2017

CEO Daniel LeBlanc, Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Lionel Romain of the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation, and Dan May, vice president, East Boston Savings Bank were joined by a crowd of neighbors, city officials and members of the SCC community on Saturday, September 9, 2017, to break ground for new construction of affordable condominiums at 163 Glen Street, East Somerville.

Representative Denise Provost (D-Somerville) with CEO Danny LeBlanc at the 2016 SCC Member Picnic

Spotlight: SCC Summer 2017 Interns

July 31, 2017

With its small staff, SCC is able to “lift above its weight” thanks to a dedicated, hard-working board; member-led initiatives; collaborative projects with partner organizations; and bright, energetic interns. This summer, our Organizing Department has had three interns working on various projects, and another intern is supporting the First Source Jobs Program.

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