“Big things often have small beginnings” This quote from one presentation at this year’s Youth Grant Pitch Contest could not be more true for us at SCI. Nineteen years ago, SCI was founded by our current President, David Crowley. Returning to his hometown of Woburn, he created an organization focused… Read More »Youth Generated Projects: “Big things often have small beginnings”
After graduating from Tufts in May of 2020, Anar was looking to do something community-focused, and wanted to do work directly with families and communities, helping them to navigate this new normal. She wasn’t sure what to do, but when she found the SCI AmeriCorps position at Fenway CDC, she… Read More »A Story of Service
SCI is launching a new program with ThinkGive from Concord, MA. ThinkGive is an action-based social-emotional learning program that offers programming to enrich social-emotional learning in schools throughout the Commonwealth. Connecting through a Racial Equity Symposium, SCI and ThinkGive quickly realized that coming together would be a great opportunity for… Read More »Allyship Spotlight: January 2022
This summer, Jenna, Community Liaison at SCI, reached out to SCI’s volunteers to see if anyone would be able to help a Woburn senior with some yard work. Kerstin has been volunteering with SCI for a few years, first as a snow shoveler, and now as a leaf raker. (Though… Read More »Friendship: Another benefit of volunteering!
Meet Josh, and join him in creating change with SCI ! You have an opportunity to help SCI create stronger, more inclusive communities! For many high school students, summer is a time to head to the beach, hang out with friends, and generally take a break from learning. But this… Read More »“There’s always a way to create change”
SCI is a unique organization with unique stories. As we wind down the year, we are excited to share stories of the people, the programs, and the impact that your donations and volunteer hours help make possible. We hope to inspire you to stay engaged in your community, volunteer your… Read More »A unique organization, with unique stories.
SCI is launching a new program with ThinkGive from Concord, MA! ThinkGive is an action-based social-emotional learning program that offers programming to enrich social-emotional learning in schools throughout the Commonwealth. Connecting through a Racial Equity Symposium, SCI and ThinkGive quickly realized that coming together would be a great opportunity for… Read More »Allyship Month Launching in January 2022
All of our SCI AmeriCorps members are doing amazing things in their service. Whether it’s sharing information about resources or giving a young person the opportunity to lead, members are making an impact. We love to recognize and celebrate all of our members all year long, but this year, one… Read More »SCI AmeriCorps Alum, Paloma Suarez, Receives National Award
VEAP, or the Vaccine Equity and Access Project, is SCI’s CDC-funded campaign to improve vaccine equity in five Massachusetts communities – Lynn, Lawrence, Dorchester, Chelsea, and Woburn. This goal will be achieved through the training of 160 “VEAP ambassadors” – folks who will talk to vaccine hesitant people they know… Read More »Vaccine Equity and Access Project: Doctors & Spanish Speakers Needed for Vaccine Outreach
The first program in SCI’s Vaccine Equity & Access Program will be on Thursday, September 16th through a partnership with the Hispanic American Institute. We invite you to join us and share your perspectives as we all move forward. Learn strategies for sharing vaccine facts to encourage people you know… Read More »My Health Depends on Your Health / Mi Salud Depende de Tu Salud