Millennials Finding Their Own Ways to Engage

I read data about the Millennial generation with great interest. Sure, size has something to do with it. Now the largest and most diverse generation of Americans, Millennials are positioned to have a big influence on our society. The majority of our AmeriCorps members fall into the Millennial category, so learning about this group is pretty relevant for this Gen Xer. In addition, this generation is very interesting when it comes to social capital related data.Read more

Comcast Cares Day 2014

Groundwork Lawrence Logo

Join Groundwork Lawrence Green Team, Comcast, and the City of Lawrence Mayor's Health Task Force and many more partners to clean up and complete beautification projects across Lawrence. Earth Day brings together hundreds of volunteers dedicated to making a positive impact on the community by planting trees, transforming vacant lots, building community gardens, and generally cleaning up the city. 

This event will take place on Saturday, April 26th from 8 am until 1 pm at the Campagnone North Common (across from City Hall) located at 200 Common Street in Lawrence. For more information about volunteering, contact Rosa at rpina@groundworklawrence.org or by phone at 978-974-0770 x7001. For corporate teams, contact Amanda at 978-974-0770 x7007. 

Stand Against Racism Event with the Mattapan Youth Council

Mattapan United Logo

The Mattapan Youth Council will host a youth-centered event called Stand Against Racism. This event is scheduled to take place on April 25, 2014. The plans for this event are still in the works. For more information, please contact Gia Garris at ggarris@socialcapitalinc.org.

Seeking Performers and Participants for WorldFest

Korean Fan Dancers

SCI Woburn and the YMCA International Learning Center are seeking participants to share their culture at our 4th Annual WorldFest celebration. WorldFest is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 2-5 pm at the Woburn Public Library Lawn located at 45 Pleasant Street in Woburn. WorldFest is a great opportunity for members of the Greater Boston community to share their culture with others.

We are looking for participants who would like to share their culture through dance, song, food, art, and cultural activities.

If you are interested in participating or performing at WorldFest, please contact Brittany Murphy at bmurphy@socialcapitalinc.org or 781.935.2244.

Join the #SCimpact Conversation

Connect for Community Impact

At the SCI Luncheon starting around 12:10 pm people will be discussing and answering questions on ways they can connect more within their community to create a positive impact. Feel free to join the conversations using the hashtag #SCimpact

Here's an example tweet, if you were answering question 2

"A2. Yes! Lowell is great and very diverse. I love my neighborhood #SCimpact"

 

Below are a list of the questions that people will be tweeting their answers to during the Luncheon:

1. What's something you've seen work to get more people engaged and coming together to improve your community?

2. Would you recommend your neighborhood to others? Why or why not?

3. What community issue are you most passionate about?

4. What is something you have found helpful to successful collaboration?

5. What activities bring diverse people together in your community?

6. What is something about your culture heritage that is important to you?

7. How has social capital helped get you where you are today?

8. What's happening in your community to encourage healthy habits?Read more