On a crisp and sunny Saturday morning earlier this month, the Woburn Public Library and SCI Woburn joined together to bring a wonderfully unique experience to the people of Woburn. As people young and old gathered near the cozy fireplace in the Frizzell Study Hall walls were broken down, hearts… Read More »The Human Library
As we approach the end of 2019, SCI will be sharing several ways your tax-deductible donations can make a difference. Today we focus on the impact of donations supporting the SCI AmeriCorps program. Your tax-deductible donation goes a long way when you support the SCI AmeriCorps program! 27 full-time SCI… Read More »Support the SCI AmeriCorps Program
This November, Girls Inc. of Lynn, with the help of SCI AmeriCorps member Liandra Reyes, will be holding their annual HALT Conference with workshops, resources, and fun events for local teens! With HALT, teens can find their “outlet while they are in high school” through vocational training and programs.
Social Capital Inc.’s AmeriCorp program welcomed a new manager this August. Phil Gordon, a Woburn native, served in AmeriCorps during the 2018-2019 year and took over as manager in August of 2019. Since he was hired, he has worked hard to recruit and help out new AmeriCorps members for the 2019-2020 year.
As a past AmeriCorps member himself, he has a great understanding of the program and its benefits to the communities that our members serve.
SCI AmeriCorps is now recruiting members to serve across our various partner sites in Eastern Massachusetts! Members will fill one of two positions, Volunteer Outreach Coordinators (VOC) or Youth Leadership Coordinators (YLC), and will serve from January 2020 to June 2020, constituting 900 hours of service. The AmeriCorps program strives… Read More »SCI AmeriCorps is Recruiting
Wow! I realized it has been over a year since I blogged here on the SCI site. Not for lack of blogging though–as some of you know I share my passion for tasty, healthy food on a blog called Cooking Chat. I thought it would be a good time to… Read More »Six of My 2016 Social Capital Highlights
During my drive to the office this morning, I learned about an interesting Milwaukee neighborhood initiative that is taking a “social capitalist” approach to helping young black males. OK, the NPR story didn’t use the term, but I think it definitely applies! When one youth got arrested for some vandalism in the… Read More »Local Social Capitalists Help Milwaukee Youth Succeed
I read data about the Millennial generation with great interest. Sure, size has something to do with it. Now the largest and most diverse generation of Americans, Millennials are positioned to have a big influence on our society. The majority of our AmeriCorps members fall into the Millennial category, so… Read More »Millennials Finding Their Own Ways to Engage