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First Source & Fin Lit News for June

Just in time for the 50th Launch, First Source has placed over 50…wait, make that over 65 people in new jobs so far this year!! Half of those are with the new Encore Casino, in a range of positions including kitchen/cook staff, housekeepers, valet attendant, and slot attendant, among others.First Source also ran two cohorts of job readiness training at SCALE and launched the Careers in Healthcare class at SCALE. And the latest group of Financial Literacy students graduated in June – big congrats to them! 
The First Source Networking Cafe continues its success – recent visiting employers have included Whole Foods, Walnut St. Center, Bright Horizons, Foundation Kitchen, Triumvirate, City of Somerville, Citizens Bank, and the Marriott!

Learn the story of SCC - watch the mini documentary:

Members of the community in Somerville, MA come together for an illuminated walk to bring attention to gentrification and housing affordability in East Somerville. Produced in collaboration with the Somerville Community Corporation and Mister Francis. Written, directed, and edited by Andrew Eldridge. Produced by Elizabeth Eldridge, Andrew Eldridge.

For tenants of the 100 Homes program, if you are in need of an urgent repair please call 1-617-410-9915. For life-threatening or other emergencies please call 911.

Somerville sits on the original homelands of the Massachusett, Wampanoag, Naumkeag, and Nipmuc tribal nations. We acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory, and we honor and respect the many diverse Indigenous peoples still connected to this land on which we live and work.

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