54 Things You Can do to Make Change in Somerville

how to fix the world festDeidra Montgomery, who helped organize June's How to Fix the World Festival in Union Square, leads chants during the day's closing parade. She's joined by Somerville's Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band. Photo by Greg Cook.

Somerville is home to a veritable army of nonprofits, community organizations, meet-ups and groups working to make our little corner of the world a better place. So if you’re feeling overwhelmed and want to do something right now, why not find other people who are doing something awesome and ask, “How can I help?”

Here’s a list of places you can start!

This list was compiled for June’s How to Fix the World Festival and originally appeared on Katie Gradowski’s Medium. An updated version is available in the July/August print issue of Scout Somerville, which is available at hundreds of locations around Somerville (and just beyond its borders).

Have stuff to add? Email scout@scoutmagazines.com or katie.gradowski@gmail.com and we’ll put it on the list!