One of the joyous moments of the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) program takes place on Tax Day. The 2016 SCC Social Equity Campaign donors, 87 in total, were eligible this Tax Day to claim their 50% CITC state tax refund. Read more about Turning Tax Day Into a Celebration?
Union United is pressing developer US2 for a community benefits agreement for Union Square to proactively address the displacement of the neighborhood’s families and small businesses. Building on its first three years of planning, advocacy and organizing, the group charted next steps at the CBA Summit on February 25, 2017. Read more about CBA Summit
There are two sides of Somerville Community Corporation’s anti-displacement work: affordable housing and good jobs. Without a job that provides a living wage and good benefits, Somerville residents can’t afford the high cost of living in Somerville. Read more about Somerville Jobs Linkage Update: March 2017
More than 250 SCC members, board, staff and friends came together on March 8 at the SCC 2017 Annual Meeting and Dinner to celebrate the organization's 47th year of working for a diverse, sustainable Somerville. Read more about SCC's 2017 Annual Meeting
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