On Friday, March 24, the Woburn community came together to honor the victims of the Atlanta spa shooting and to stand in solidarity with the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community members. There was a speaking program with voices from local leaders, the AAPI community and allies. BIPOC community members… Read More »SCI Helps to Organize Woburn Vigil For Atlanta Spa Shooting Victims
On Friday, March 26, 2021 we helped to organize a vigil to honor the victims of the violence that happened recently in Atlanta and to raise awareness for the plight of the Asian American Pacific Islander community during this time in America. SCI AmeriCorps member Sophie Ichizawa spoke during this… Read More »SCI Member on The Asian American Experience
We at Social Capital Inc. are deeply troubled and saddened by the murder in Atlanta of eight people, including six Asian American women. This is the most recent example of a disturbing rise in acts of violence and hate directed toward the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Over the… Read More »Disrupting Anti-AAPI Racism
SCI AmeriCorps Alumni and Milford host site partner Jennifer Ward has been selected by MyFM Media to be the recipient of the 2021 Butch Moore “You Touched Upon My Life” Award. From MyFM1013’s website: Jen Ward, a Stonehill College graduate began her journey in Milford as an AmeriCorps member in 2009,… Read More »SCI AmeriCorps Alumni Honored
With a goal of deepening our impact in the communities surrounding Woburn, in December 2020 SCI was awarded a CHNA15 mini-grant to pilot a unique youth initiative. The purpose of the 2021 Youth Grant Pitch Contest is to engage middle and high school age youth groups from Wilmington, Winchester, and… Read More »2021 SCI Youth Grant Pitch Contest
The SCI AmeriCorps Program is accepting applications from organizations to host Members for the 2021-2022 Service Year! The deadline for priority consideration is this Friday, March 5th. Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a rolling basis until available slots have been filled. The SCI AmeriCorps Program supports… Read More »AmeriCorps Host Site Applications
Meet Elaine Sanchez, an SCI AmeriCorps member serving with Leduc Center for Civic Engagement at UMass Dartmouth! In her member interview, Elaine discusses why she chose to serve this year and the successful four day event she helped put together for Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. Watch the video to learn more about Elaine and her service year!
Throughout this year, the SCI AmeriCorps Cohort has been reading Ibram X. Kendi’s book, “How To Be An Antiracist”, as their base text for discussions on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion during bi-weekly virtual meetings. As a new and unique approach to the conversation on racial justice in America, Kendi’s… Read More »How to be an Antiracist
Our 2021 Social Capitalist Luncheon is taking on a new dimension this year with an online auction! The Luncheon is our main fundraising event of the year. The support and donations we receive during and surrounding this event help SCI continue to bring communities together through our programming throughout the… Read More »2021 SCL Auction Items Needed!
In observance of Black History Month, we partnered with Network for Social Justice to host a three part Disrupting Racism Series Workshop and a screening and discussion of the film, Traces of the Trade: A Story of the Deep North. The Disrupting Racism Series is designed to give participants tools… Read More »Black History Month Programming