News & Notes

  • Mar 8, 2011

    Simone Silva, a parent and a student in The Welcome Project's ESOL class, "Helping Your Children in School," offers tips on raising a bilingual child. She wrote this piece in English as part of her work in the class.

  • Feb 14, 2011

    On January 26, 2011 the Somerville Community Corporation (SCC) gave their annual Hazel Hughes Award of Distinction to youth leaders from the Welcome Project and Centro Presente for their leadership in support for the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act this year.

  • Oct 28, 2010

    After weeks of testimony, advocacy and hard work, the youth of the Welcome Project and Centro Presente took a breath to celebrate Thursday night after the Board of Aldermen voted unanimously in favor of a local resolution supporting federal DREAM Act legislation.