In This Issue
CEO Forum
Upcoming Events & Meetings
Candidates Forum
CITC House Parties
Najmi Joins SCC
SCC Workbar for Job Seekers
Financial Literacy Grads
What's on Your Reading List?

CEO Forum

SCC 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.  Read more.

Upcoming Events & Meetings  
Culinary Training Program Information Sessions: 

Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to noon at SCC,  Oct. 27, Nov. 3

The First Source Jobs Program is currently recruiting participants for a new five-month  culinary arts  job training program. Read more.

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Summer is a wonderful time, but these is something about the brisk air of fall that seems to kick everything into high gear.  Read about the recent Candidates Forum that SCC helped to organize. Sign up to attend a Social Equity Campaign House Party. Meet our new job coach Danyel Najmi. And share what's on your fall reading list. 

We hope you enjoy the issue. As always, please share your feedback on our work. And t hanks to each of you for all you do for SCC. 

Until Next Time,
SCC CEO Daniel LeBlanc

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. 

Fall House Parties for the Social Equity Campaign
Do you want to eat, drink, talk with neighbors, and learn more about SCC's Social Equity Campaign and the Community Investment Tax Credit program? 

Then join us for a fall house party, including two coming up in the next two weeks.  Email  Meridith  or call her at 617.776.5931, ext. 242, and she can connect you with an upcoming house party.   Read more .

Danyal Najmi Joins SCC's First Source Jobs Program
Danyal Najmi is the new job coach in the  First Source Jobs Program

"I am so excited to be joining the SCC team," shares Danyal. "I have strong ties to Somerville, having graduated from Tufts, lived in Somerville for several years and worked at the Welcome Project.

SCC's First Source Jobs Program is happy to share that we now have computer stations with internet and printers available for job seekers to use.  Our computers can be used for job search, working on resumes, cover letters, job applications and other employment needs. 

We are also seeking donations for more computers to use for our group training.  Read more.

Financial Literacy Graduation
A group of eight  seriously-focused students received their diplomas in a mid-October ceremony after completing the most recent multi-week  Financial Literacy class class. 

SCC Asset Building Specialist Janine Lotti said that this is a very special class.  Learn more about why she singled out these students.

What's on Your Reading List?

As always, we appreciate feedback. Be sure to join us on Facebook & Twitter for the most current info on what we're up to and how to get involved. We look forward to seeing and hearing from you soon! 

Daniel LeBlanc
Somerville Community Corporation