With the second event in the Series fast approaching, we wanted to share more information about the June 3 event, which starts at noon. First, Eastern Bank CEO Bob Rivers will be presenting the Connect for Community Impact Award to Mayor Yvonne Spicer, recognizing the community of Framingham.The award presentation will… Read More »Community Award Presentation & Panel
The Social Capitalist Luncheon Series kicks off May 27!We are excited to announce the following speakers for the“Building Social Capital for an Equitable Recovery” virtual panel: City Councilor Julia MejiaRobert Lewis Jr., President & Founder, The BASE Bob Giannino, Ansin President & CEO, United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack ValleyDavid… Read More »Building Social Capital for an Equitable Recovery Panel
On Thursday, April 29th, the (inaugural) 2021 SCI Youth Grant Pitch Contest wrapped up with a virtual Pitch Contest Event, where presentations from six local youth groups from Winchester and Woburn were evaluated by a panel of judges who then awarded $4,000 of grant funds to selected groups. The Youth… Read More »2021 SCI Youth Grant Pitch Contest
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
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
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
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.