The mission of SCI Woburn is to strengthen the community by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. The SCI Woburn website serves as a community resource connecting residents to volunteer opportunities, community events and resources.

Juneteenth Attendees

Woburn’s first Juneteenth Celebration in 2021 was a great success, and we look forward to making it even better in 2022! We are now recruiting people interested in serving on the Juneteenth Woburn 2022 committee.

 

The first official Juneteenth meeting is happening on Wednesday, March 9th, from 6-7pm on Zoom. (All subsequent committee meetings will be on Wednesdays at 6pm unless otherwise noted.)

 

LET March Panel

SCI and the Network for Social Justice are hosting a virtual career exploration panel series for middle and high school students as part of their Leaders for an Equitable Tomorrow (LET) program. 

The next virtual panel in the series will focus on Nonprofits & Community Organizing. It will be held on Sunday, March 13th, from 1-2pm. The panelists will share information about how they got interested in working in the nonprofit sector, what working in this field is like, and what education and experience students might pursue if this line of work may be of interest to them. 

The panel will include:

Marisa Luse, Campus Engagement & Collaboration Manager, Northeastern University

Danielle Piskaldo, Executive Director, Budget Buddies

Samuel Gebru, Managing Director, Black Lion Strategies 

Brian Kibler, Strategic Program Specialist, The Beker Foundation

 

Register here: bit.ly/letcareerpanel2 

 

The first panel, held in February, focused on youth activism. One of the featured panelists was WMHS alum Sam Gerry, talking about his experience as a mental health advocate. Check out the video below for a short clip from the panel presentation, or you can watch the full recording on YouTube!

 

Don’t forget to sign up for our next virtual panel coming up on March 13th!

 

LET is a collaborative program engaging Woburn and Winchester teens.  LET is implemented through a collaboration between SCI and the Network for Social Justice, with funding through CHNA15 DoN funds from Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and Winchester Hospital. 

LET Workshop Speaker Philmore Phillip II

On Sunday, February 13th, SCI and the Network for Social Justice hosted a virtual career panel for middle and high school students through the Leaders for an Equitable Tomorrow (LET) program, which is funded through CHNA15 DoN funds from Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and Winchester Hospital.

The panel focused on youth activism, and our panelists were: Sam Gerry (WMHS ‘20) – Mental health advocate and co-founder of Kick It for a Cause, Sophia Ichizawa – Housing Equity VISTA AmeriCorps Member at The Neighborhood Developers, Philmore Philip – Activist and Founding Director of CATO:The Coalition of Us in Reading, and Sam Wilson – Director of Youth Ministries at Winchester Unitarian Society.

Check out the video below for a short clip from the panel presentation, and you can watch the full panel recording on YouTube!

Sign up here to attend our next virtual career panel on Sunday, March 13th, at 1pm!