SCI in the News

Can Social Media Build Social Capital?

Read a conversation with SCI Founder, David Crowley about how social media can help build social capital. To read the article, click here.

Woburn Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Social Capital Inc. is a proud co-sponsor, for the eighth year in a row, of the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon. You can read press coverage of the event from the Woburn Advocate by clicking here.

Milford Youth Plan Friday Night Events

"Title," by Author, The SCI Daily News

Members of the JAG Youth Council received a $1,000 for their Youth Venture proposal.  The Youth Council, now in its third year, is one of six such councils that utilize the SCI Youth Leadership Curriculum.  The initial funding to start the Council came from a Comcast Foundation grant.Read more

SCI 2010 Fall Quarterly News

 Click on the attachment below to view the SCI 2010 Fall Quarterly News. 

SCI Talks Social Media at Rotary

"Title," by Author, The SCI Daily News

David Crowley, Founder of SCI and Kallie McConkie, an SCI AmeriCorps member presented at Rotary in October about practical uses for social media in business. See the attached article from the Daily Times Chronicle for more information. 

SCI participates in Digital and Media Literacy Event

The Roundtable on Digital & Media Literacy David participated in on Wednesday, November 10 can be viewed at & @ReneeHobbs paper is also posted on the site. This report & roundtable is one of a series of activities following-up on the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy recommendation.

The important issues raised in these papers intersects with the service activities of our SCI Outreach & Technology AmeriCorps team--part of why David was pleased to travel to D.C. to participate in this conversation. David wrote previously about the connection between the Knight paper & work here:

Leadership for the Social Good

"Leadership for the Social Good" by Mark McCurdy, The Non-profit Career Coach

SCI President & Founder David Crowley joined Mark McCurdy on his radio show for an interview on September 27. Click here to hear the interview. 

Latin American Folkloric Gathering

"Latin American Folkloric Gathering." by Kallie, The SCI Daily News

Latinamerican festivalTaking place on Saturday, September 25, at 7:00 p.m., the 5th annual Latinamerican Folkloric Gathering will showcase the rich and varied music, dance and cultural traditions of Central, South America and the Caribbean. Read more

Chelsea Food Drive & 5% Day

Come join us Saturday, June 5th (10AM - 5PM) at Compare Supermarket in Chelsea (157 Hawthorne St).  SCI and Compare will be hosting a food drive to benefit local pantries.  Please come out and buy food for donation.  Whatever you give will be matched by Compare!  Our previous efforts in Lynn have been a huge success, we hope to do the same in Chelsea.  This is a great opportunity to give.  Together, we can help those less fortunate.   To further increase the impact of this collaboration, Compare will be donating 5% of sales to SCI to support its ongoing community building work.  So you can help the local communities in two ways by heading to Compare on June 5!

If you are interested in volunteering or would like to learn more about the food drive, contact Peter Domanico ( / 919.491.2903).