Chelsea Focused Health Blogs

Jen Williams MPH

SCI is fortunate to have the contribution of many dedicated volunteers. We would like to take the time to highlight the notable service of one in particular, Jennifer Williams, and her series of health related blog posts. Jen has a Masters in Public Health and has generously donated her time and skill to help Chelsea and other SCI communities get healthy. Read more

Youth Programs and SCI AmeriCorps

As you may know, SCI AmeriCorps members serve in many communities with various missions throughout eastern Massachusetts. Below, we've chosen to highlight communities in which our AmeriCorps members have youth leadership service projects.
 
SCI AmeriCorps member Walquiria 'Kiki' Leguisamon serves with theLynn Youth Health Alliance. Together, Kiki and the LYHA run programs like their MLK Day food drive and a new project collaborating with health experts to bring quality food to public school cafeterias. Another project ofKiki and the LYHA to incorporate healthier food options in corner stores and bodegas.
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Workshop: The Emotional and Hidden Consequences of the Internet

 

Posting from CHNA15...

A free community workshop sponsored by CHNA 15 and led by Jon Mattleman, MS.

Learning about how our children use technology and the REAL dangers of being so connected.

February 8, 2016
10:00 – 11:30 AMRead more

Volunteer Shovelers needed in Woburn

Shovel snow
Long winters are particularly hard for seniors and the differently abled. In the event of a big storm, SCI likes to connect those who can help (especially youth) with seniors and other members of the community that can benefit from younger, helping hands. 
 
If you or someone you know is interested in shoveling for others during Woburn's winter season, contact us at darrick@socialcapitalinc.org.
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Upcoming BACH Health Workshops

Join the Boston Alliance for Community Health in their upcoming health workshops. 

Upcoming event--

 

"LICSW and Director of the Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition, will lead a discussion on the intersection between mental health and substance use disorders, adolescents vulnerability, and signs and symptoms to watch out for. We will also be joined by Shannon Lundin, Community Health Worker, who will share her personal story with long-term recovery and discuss best practices for generating open communication with adolescents about substance use. Start 2016 off right—eliminate the stigma associated with mental health! FREE EVENT. DINNER PROVIDED." 

 

Hi resolution flyer with all events available for download below.