Social Capital Inc.’s (SCI) Vaccine Equity and Access Program (VEAP) is looking to hire four part time Leaders, one from each of the following communities: MaldenEverettLynnWoburn Responsibilities: Leaders will be responsible for reaching people within their communities to talk about the importance of vaccination against COVID-19 and the Flu. We… Read More »Part time job helping your community available!
Twenty years ago today, on June 20th, 2002, SCI’s story officially began with the incorporation of our organization. Two years earlier, on a flight to San Francisco, I finished reading a book that fueled an idea – Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone. Having recently moved back to Woburn, the town where… Read More »SCI Turns 20!
Social Capital Inc. (SCI), Mayor Scott Galvin and the City of Woburn, the Woburn Public Library, Woburn Welcomes, and St. John’s Baptist Church are hosting the 2nd annual celebration of Juneteenth in partnership with the Woburn Dept. of Public Works and the Woburn Police Department, with support from Beth Israel… Read More »Michael Curry to be keynote speaker at Juneteenth Woburn 2022
A few weeks ago, SCI once again adjusted to our new normal and held a new version of our 15th Annual SCI Luncheon event. When we began planning late in 2021, we weren’t sure what the spring might look like, so we decided on a hybrid event. Two virtual events… Read More »Celebration and Recognition: The 2022 SCI Luncheon Series!
On every Saturday in June the Department of Public Health is offering $100 for every new 1st dose of COVID vaccine to people who get vaccinated at their clinic at Pope John XXIII High School in Everett. Additionally, people who get a second dose or a booster will receive a… Read More »$100 Gift Cards for New COVID Vaccine 1st Doses
Social Capital Inc. (SCI), the City of Woburn, the Woburn Public Library, Woburn Welcomes, and St. John’s Baptist Church are hosting the 2nd annual celebration of Juneteenth with support from Beth Israel Lahey Health Winchester Hospital, the NAACP Mystic Valley Area Branch, the Woburn Democratic City Committee, State Representative Rich… Read More »2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Woburn!
On Saturday, May 7th SCI held its first of two COVID community vaccine clinics partnered with a local Woburn church and medical group. Before the clinic, SCI had learned of two key barriers to vaccination from members of the Woburn community, especially for immigrants. First of all, most nearby vaccination… Read More »Local SCI Clinic Boosts Accessibility
The Leaders for an Equitable Tomorrow (LET) program is a partnership between Winchester’s Network for Social Justice (NFSJ) and Woburn’s Social Capital Inc. with funding through CHNA15 DoN funds from Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and Winchester Hospital. LET is a youth development program for high schoolers in Winchester and Woburn to learn more about social and… Read More »Summer Opportunity for Youth
Through the SCI Vaccine Equity & Access Program (VEAP), we have been adapting our strategies throughout the year to find the best ways to increase access to the COVID vaccines and work toward more equitable vaccination numbers. With most vaccination opportunities in the Woburn area requiring filling out those extensive… Read More »Boosting accessibility with a community clinic
Good news! Cases are down and metrics are heading enough in the right direction that the Mayor’s office has announced that it is ending the indoor mask mandate tomorrow, March 5th. This means gyms, restaurants, clubs, shopping centers, etc. will no longer be required to enforce masking. HOWEVER, businesses may… Read More »VEAP Tip of the Week #16- Boston Mask Mandate Ending Tomorrow, March 5th!