Meet SCI AmeriCorps member Meaghan Murtagh! Meaghan is serving with BUILD Boston!
Our democracy and its institutions have been undergoing quite the stress test over the past few years. This test came to a dramatic crescendo last Wednesday, when hundreds of violent insurrectionists stormed the Capitol building in an attempt to disrupt the proceedings of our electoral process. At key points in… Read More »Social Capital and a Stress Test for Our Democracy
What is the mission of ADSL?ADSL’s mission is to provide quality programming to youth participants with the goal of fostering self esteem, healthy lifestyles and leadership skills through athletic and academic achievement. How does ADSL’s programming fulfill your mission?Our work successfully addresses several pressing needs of our community’s youth: The… Read More »Host Site Highlight: ADSL
We have said many times in 2020 that we need each other now more than ever. That has certainly proven true, and I have taken inspiration from the way people in our communities have stepped up for each other. We have seen thousands fed due to generosity of people like… Read More »Stepping Up For Each Other in 2020
Connecting with teens to support their healthy development is always important. Liandra quickly realized regular meetings and check-ins with the six peer leaders she mentored last year would be all the more important when the pandemic hit. Liandra Reyes, shown on the left, did her first year of SCI AmeriCorps… Read More »Support our Youth by Supporting SCI AmeriCorps!
As snow piles up today, Liandra will be busy working the phones and computer to coordinate a group of volunteers to shovel for local senior citizens, enabling them to get out for food, medical appointments and more when the storm passes. This Volunteers for Seniors program was initiated when SCI… Read More »Help SCI meet the moment
As one of the most unique years in most of our lifetimes comes to a close, we can reflect on all that we have learned and how we have made the lives of those around us better. People’s desire to make a difference to address pressing community needs related to… Read More »Connecting to help our neighbors.
Upon hearing that the fall letter carriers’ food drive was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCI quickly organized a major Neighborhood Food Drive to ensure there would be enough food available at the Woburn Council of Social Concern Food Drive. On Saturday, October 24, SCI deployed 18 volunteers across… Read More »Neighborhood Food Drive
SCI is pleased to welcome four new members to its board of directors this year! “We are very excited to have a talented group of new board members join us as we navigate this challenging environment,” commented SCI President David Crowley. Below is a brief summary of the background of… Read More »Meet SCI’s New Board Members
Meet SCI AmeriCorps member Gwendolyn Baltera! Gwendolyn is serving with the Milford Youth Center and talks about why she chose AmeriCorps, serving in-person, and events coming up!