Youth Lead on Housing Bill

This week, Youth Leaders from the Chelsea Collaborative visited the State House to advocate for a bill that will protect the privacy and future opportunities of children and youth across the state.

Youth Voices: Stephany V.

Youth Leader Stephany V. works year-round with the Chelsea Collaborative through Chelsea Works. This initiative connects high school youth with year-round, intensive workforce development training and hands on internships in Chelsea. Stephany recently shared about her experience working at the Chelsea Collaborative.

Support for small businesses to end wage theft

Our Worker Center recently resolved a wage theft case on behalf of three construction workers who were owed $2,300 in wages. In mediating the case, we recognized a need among small businesses who subcontract with larger companies and are often owed payment.

Uniting for Restaurant Workers in Chelsea

The Chelsea Collaborative's Worker Center has worked for years to stop employer abuses at Bachata Rosa Restaurant in Chelsea. Our fight continues on behalf of a restaurant employee who was paid only $5.60/hour.

From DREAMers to Achievers: Defending DACA

After the news in 2017 that the Trump Administration would end DACA by March 5, 2018, the Collaborative has mobilized to fight back against this cruel and shortsighted decision.

Chelsea Collaborative launches Puerto Rican Welcome Center

The Chelsea Collaborative has officially opened our Puerto Rican Welcoming Center, where newly arriving families from Puerto Rico can receive support and guidance and connect to resources that will ease their transition to life in Chelsea.