Blake Roberts-Crall manages the First Source Jobs Program, which connects local residents looking for jobs with local employers. She works as a career coach with First Source participants, and helps to ensure the program runs smoothly. She comes to SCC’s signature jobs program from the CONNECT Program at The Neighborhood Developers in Chelsea, Mass., where she served as the Director of Financial Capabilities.
Blake received her M.A. and M.S. from Tufts University at the Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning program, and the Food Policy and Applied Nutrition program. She has a background in designing and implementing nonprofit programs that promote economic mobility, with a focus on serving immigrant individuals and families. Fluent in Spanish, Blake grew up as an expat in Indonesia and Ecuador before attending Swarthmore College. She has lived in Somerville since 2008. Outside of work, you can find Blake with her husband and two sons, hiking, baking bread or shopping at Market Basket.