A few weeks ago, SCI once again adjusted to our new normal and held a new version of our 15th Annual SCI Luncheon event. When we began planning late in 2021, we weren’t sure what the spring might look like, so we decided on a hybrid event. Two virtual events… Read More »Celebration and Recognition: The 2022 SCI Luncheon Series!
The Teen VEAP (Vaccine Equity Access Project) is seeking Volunteer Coaches to help a team of teens to develop a messaging campaign to increase vaccination rates. The Coaches will provide guidance and mentoring through 4 one hour weekly coaching sessions, with support from SCI. After the coaching period, the teen… Read More »Recruiting Volunteer (Virtual) Coaches!
“Big things often have small beginnings” This quote from one presentation at this year’s Youth Grant Pitch Contest could not be more true for us at SCI. Nineteen years ago, SCI was founded by our current President, David Crowley. Returning to his hometown of Woburn, he created an organization focused… Read More »Youth Generated Projects: “Big things often have small beginnings”
SCI is a unique organization with unique stories. As we wind down the year, we are excited to share stories of the people, the programs, and the impact that your donations and volunteer hours help make possible. We hope to inspire you to stay engaged in your community, volunteer your… Read More »A unique organization, with unique stories.
SCI is launching a new program with ThinkGive from Concord, MA! ThinkGive is an action-based social-emotional learning program that offers programming to enrich social-emotional learning in schools throughout the Commonwealth. Connecting through a Racial Equity Symposium, SCI and ThinkGive quickly realized that coming together would be a great opportunity for… Read More »Allyship Month Launching in January 2022
The first program in SCI’s Vaccine Equity & Access Program will be on Thursday, September 16th through a partnership with the Hispanic American Institute. We invite you to join us and share your perspectives as we all move forward. Learn strategies for sharing vaccine facts to encourage people you know… Read More »My Health Depends on Your Health / Mi Salud Depende de Tu Salud
It is not easy to convey the level of energy and emotion of an in-person event in virtual format, but our 2021 SCI Idealist Award presentation last week delivered a powerful emotional experience. Clearly that was driven by the compelling words from our award recipients and the moving introductions. The Idealist… Read More »2021 SCI Idealist Awards
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
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 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.