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Despite all the development Somerville has seen in the past couple of decades, the changes pale in comparison to the transformation expected with 18 million square feet of new development slated, 30,000 new jobs projected and six new train stops arriving in the City in the next 10 to 20 years. The need to preserve diversity and affordability in our community has never been greater.

SCC is on the front lines of this effort to ensure development without displacement.

Your donation helps ensure that as Somerville changes, all of its residents benefit – from longtime renters and homeowners to new immigrants attracted to this diverse, dynamic community. In supporting SCC, you are directly aiding out efforts to:

  1. Increase housing equity and affordability through our unique and growing 100 Homes program.
  2. Connect local job seekers with quality training programs and good jobs as new industries enter Somerville.
  3. Counter years of unjust economic policies by providing financial literacy and economic opportunity programming to help people build wealth and find financial stability. 
  4. Empower local women to realize their strength through our Women’s Empowerment Program


Read testimonials for examples of how SCC positively impacts the community.

Make a One-Time or Sustaining Donation

Consider becoming a monthly sustainer! All donations are tax-deductible.


Donate to the Social Equity Campaign-CITC

If you can donate $1,000 or more, please consider making your investment through our Social Equity Campaign/CITC, and receive substantial tax benefits.

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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