FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Crowley, President, Social Capital Inc., 339-227-2146, firstname.lastname@example.orgContact: Alison Harding, Cummings Foundation, 781-932-7093, email@example.com Social Capital Inc. awarded $350,000 Cummings grant Woburn nonprofit receives 10 years of funding from Cummings Foundation Woburn, May 29, 2021 – Social Capital Inc. (SCI) is one of 140 local nonprofits… Read More »Social Capital Inc. awarded $350,000 Cummings grant
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
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!
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
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
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
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