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Somerville’s SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs Open House, January 26

The City of Somerville’s SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs (SOIA) is pleased to host an open house to connect with residents, City staff, and local service providers. SOIA provides multilingual, culturally competent programs and services and advances policies to support Somerville’s immigrant community. 

The open house is Thursday, January 26, from 12 to 7:30 p.m. at the SOIA office (42 Cross St.). The event will feature community resource tables and a series of presentations from SOIA staff, followed by a mix-and-mingle social hour:

  • Haitian Creole: 1-2 p.m.
  • Portuguese: 2-3 p.m. 
  • Nepali: 3-4 p.m.
  • Mandarin/Cantonese: 4-5 p.m.
  • Spanish: 5:30- 6:30 p.m.
  • Mix and Mingle: 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

Drop in at any time during the open house to speak with SOIA staff, learn more about available services, and meet your neighbors. For more information, email Courtney Henderson at


Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the ADA Coordinator, Adrienne Pomeroy, at 617-625-6600 x2059 or

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