Princess Beauty Salon 364 Mystic Ave, Somerville, MA02145 This small beauty salon and supply shop is literally stuffed to the gills with make-ups, wigs, weaves, and hair…More products. Teetering isles climb very nearly to the ceiling, stacked high with products catering to the local Haitian and Brazilian communities. In the back, two barber's chairs hold customers deep in conversation, fighting the din of a TV in Creole. Weaves, perms and color are the specialty of the hair stylists here. Creole, French and English are spoken here.
Community Action Agency of Somerville (CAAS) 66 Union Sq, Somerville, MA02143 The Community Action Agency of Somerville, or CAAS, works to fight poverty through its Advocacy and Head Start programs.…More CAAS provides services ranging from eviction prevention and tenant rights and gender discrimination counseling to medical-legal advocacy, public benefit access and case management. CAAS also serves over 350 children in Cambridge and Somerville, ages three to five, and their families, with its Head Start Program, offering health, education, nutritional and social services.
Centro Presente 17 Innerbelt Rd, Somerville, MA02143 Centro Presente is an organization committed to fostering community development, civic engagement and self-sufficiency…More for the Central and South American immigrant population of Massachusetts. Through various campaigns and programs, Centro Presente fights for immigrant and worker's rights and economic and social justice. Centro Presente also offers adult education and youth programs, as well as legal services. Its offices are located on Inner Belt Road off Washington Street, just a few blocks from the Sullivan Square MBTA station. Visit cpresente.org for more information on the organization and their activities.