Youth from the Chelsea Collaborative's RIOT Squad are laying the foundation for a community organizing campaign focused on affordable housing as a strategy for improving youth outcomes and opportunities in Chelsea.
The Chelsea Public Schools are facing budget crisis for the next school year, with an additional $2.9 million needed to provide an equitable education for our students in September 2018. The Superintendent and school committee are discussing cuts that will drastically impact our city's diverse students.
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.