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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.

Being Displaced by Greed

eddy_toussaint-scc_and_uu_memberby SCC member Eddy Toussaint

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.

An Inclusive Somerville

SCC Deputy Director Meridith Levy

by SCC Deputy Director Meridith Levy 

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.

First Source and other Interested candidates for possible health career training and jobs

Job Policy Updates

July 3, 2017

On June 22, 2017, the Somerville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone’s request to appropriate and expend $50,000 from the Workforce Training Stabilization Fund for one year of funding for First Source Workforce Readiness programming.

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