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
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
Meet AmeriCorps member, Zach Gallin who’s serving with SCI Woburn! Watch to learn more about Zach and his service year so far, specifically about WorldFest. Zach, with other SCI team members, has been working hard on putting together this year’s Worldfest event!
In April, SCI AmeriCorps member, Anar Kansara, launched the Healthy Habits program! Anar, serving with the Fenway CDC worked incredibly hard to put this program together for residents of the Fenway community and others. Healthy Habits strives to help others understand their own health and the culture around health and… Read More »Highlighting Healthy Habits
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
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
Meet SCI AmeriCorps member Meaghan Murtagh! Meaghan is serving with BUILD Boston!
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
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!
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