News

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.

Press Coverage

Chelsea Record: Collaborative Celebrates Unveiling of Workers Rights Mural

July 1, 2016

On May 31st, members of the Chelsea Collaborative, Chelsea city councilors, workers rights activists and Chelsea Community members gathered for the unveiling of the Chelsea Collaborative’s new workers rights mural. The mural creator, artist Nancy Guevara met with members of the Chelsea Latino Immigrant Committee an Environmental Chelsea Organizers a several times over the past few months to create the design for the mural. The mural is part of a statewide education campaign to bring more awareness to the worker’s rights violations that immigrant workers face throughout Massachusetts. Organizations like the Collaborative, have long been fighting issues of wage theft, especially in industries with a high level of subcontracting, where cleaning, construction and painting workers often see their wages and overtime stolen by predatory subcontractors.

Clean Up Volunteers

April 29, 2016

Jonathan Perez and Jose Rodriguez relax at the PORT Park after a hard morning of cleaning up Chelsea. The annual Earth Day Community Clean Up took place on Saturday, April 23, despite rainy conditions. Several volunteers showed up at multiple sites to spruce up the city for spring.