SCI in the News

Burlington Youth Council Begins

Burlington Youth Council is off to a great start!  On Tuesday, February 9th, the new youth council held its first meeting.  Jackie Ekdahl, an SCI AmeriCorps member, led the group.  The Youth Council is a wonderful opportunity for students to create changes for the better within their own community, based on their personal interests and ideas.

SCI is implementing the Burlington Youth Council in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Woburn, funded by Comcast. This marks the sixth Massachusetts location replicating the SCI youth leadership curriculum.

Social Capitalist Luncheon Award Winners Announced

Each year we honor individuals that exemplify our mission by presenting them with an SCI Idealist Award. This year's Idealist Award winners, Saskia & Paul Epstein, & Susan Musinsky, will be honored at the 2010 Social Capitalist Luncheon.

The SCI Social Capitalist Luncheon will be held on April 7th in the Grand Carver Ballroom of the Radisson Hotel, located on 200 Stuart Street in Boston. The Luncheon will start promptly at 12:00, so arrive at 11:30 for check in and networking. For more information and to purchase your ticket, please visit our luncheon page or email

NPI Podcast: David Crowley and Kaia Stern Share Inspiration for their Work

"NPI Podcast: David Crowley and Kaia Stern Share Inspiration for their Work," by Author, The SCI Daily News
The New Prosperity Initiative has released a new podcast, interviewing David Crowley and Kaia Stern about experiences that have inspired them to do their work. David Crowley is the President and Founder of Social Capital Inc., and Kaia Stern is the Director of the Pathways Home Project at the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School.

Celebrating Community - and Martin Luther King Jr.: an Article in the Woburn Advocate

"Celebrating Community - and Martin Luther King Jr.," by Linda Kush, Woburn Advocate
The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, sponsored in part by SCI, was a success and led to this lovely article in the Woburn Advocate.

Dotwell Teen Center Video

Maggie Casey is SCI AmeriCorps Member working with Dotwell in Dorchester. Maggie and a few of the kids she supervises have created this promotional video for the Dotwell Teen Center.

Holiday House Tour 2009

Here are some pictures that were taken of the houses and people on this year's Holiday House Tour!

We at SCI would like to thank Geraldine Kehoe at Innitou Photo for taking these wonderful pictures. Read more

Leadership Woburn 2010

David Leading a GroupDevelop skills for you and your community!

In today’s difficult economy, sharpening your skills and expanding your network is key to success in virtually every sector.  Leadership Woburn provides a chance to develop practical leadership skills while making a difference in your community. Read more

YourBrookline & Other Sites Taking Off

I was getting ready for a meeting in Brookline this morning, and thought I'd see what was new on the site. I was pleased to see that roughly nine months after launching the site in partnership with the Brookline Community Foundation, the site seems very lively and showing promise for fulfilling its purpose of connecting community members to opportunities to participate in the community. Read more