Getting to know Mass Poetry, an SCI AmeriCorps host site Mass Poetry envisions a world where poetry catalyzes understanding and connection. Harnessing the power of words to engage and empower diverse communities across Massachusetts, Mass Poetry’s innovative programs spark dialogue, connection, and self expression to create a vibrant, inclusive community… Read More »Lift all voices.
This summer, Leaders for an Equitable Tomorrow (LET) participants took action. After researching, planning, and reflecting, these 10 teen interns are developing an online resource for them and their peers. The Middlesex 4 Mental Health site launched earlier this month. (And you can follow the group on Instagram @middlesex4mentalhealth!) The… Read More »Developing Leaders: Leaders for an Equitable Tomorrow
Three years ago at the beginning of 2019, I realized that I didn’t want to be a bartender for the rest of my life and wanted to put myself on a new career path. After learning about an opportunity to serve at the James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club… Read More »Help us Launch Into the Next 20 Years!
Twenty years ago today, on June 20th, 2002, SCI’s story officially began with the incorporation of our organization. Two years earlier, on a flight to San Francisco, I finished reading a book that fueled an idea – Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone. Having recently moved back to Woburn, the town where… Read More »SCI Turns 20!
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!
Social Capital Inc. (SCI), the City of Woburn, the Woburn Public Library, Woburn Welcomes, and St. John’s Baptist Church are hosting the 2nd annual celebration of Juneteenth with support from Beth Israel Lahey Health Winchester Hospital, the NAACP Mystic Valley Area Branch, the Woburn Democratic City Committee, State Representative Rich… Read More »2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Woburn!
On Saturday, May 7th SCI held its first of two COVID community vaccine clinics partnered with a local Woburn church and medical group. Before the clinic, SCI had learned of two key barriers to vaccination from members of the Woburn community, especially for immigrants. First of all, most nearby vaccination… Read More »Local SCI Clinic Boosts Accessibility
“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”
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
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.