Cambridge Responds Gallery

Dec 4, 2016 A 10 alarm fire on December 3 in East Cambridge left 60 people homeless. Donate to the Mayor's Fire Relief Fund to help those who lost everything. more
Sep 22, 2015 This campaign piece was recorded by Cambridge Community Television in an effort to educate its viewers on their choices in the upcoming election on November 3, 2015. You can see all of CCTV's candidate videos here: more
Jan 23, 2015 Video of Eva Martin Blythe speaking to the crowd at Tuesday's protest event CONTEXT Black Lives Matter protests are back again in Cambridge, now with a specifically local focus. The Cambridge Black Lives Matter event on January 21, 2015 began in Jill Brown-Rhone Park in Central Square. A band played energizing music while hundreds of folks gathered together, greeting friends and holding signs.... more
Jan 22, 2015 December 6, 2014, Cambridge native Earl Williams, co-founder of GOODMENGANG Foundation along with co-founder and wife Rosa Rodriguez-Williams, moderated and facilitated an intergenerational forum and discussion on race and authority. The event was held at the main branch of the Cambridge Public Library. It featured a multi-media presentation, spoken word, panel discussion, and local area... more
Jan 19, 2015 Two events that happened in the greater-Cambridge area today aptly celebrated the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A service of Commemoration and Remembrance, sponsored by the Cambridge Peace Commission, was held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Central Square. The service, attended by people from across Cambridge, demonstrated King's inclusive message, a call for peace,... more
Dec 14, 2014 The Cambridge City Council will discuss, Monday, a Policy Order introduced by Councilor Leland Cheung that requests the City Manager "initiate a program to deploy body cameras for police." But Cambridge, a city that has rejected fixed surveillance cameras operated by the Police, should think twice before it deploys a new surveillance technology. [Update Dec 15, 2014: Councilor Cheung has... more
Dec 13, 2014 Poetry, song and diversity marked a peaceful gathering of hundreds of Harvard Students and their #BlackLivesMatter supporters last night (Friday, December 12) at Harvard's Science Plaza. The event came a day before thousands were expected to march nationwide to protest the deaths of black men and women at the hands of policemen. After marching from their respective schools, students and... more
Dec 12, 2014 In solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter, Harvard Students and the Boston community will meet at Harvard Yard TONIGHT at 5 p.m. Students from various schools will gather at designated meeting points at 4:45 p.m., and march to the Science Center Plaza--the area above the Broadway Tunnel. The march comes one day before the "Millions March" events in various cities through out the country this Sunday,... more
Dec 9, 2014 Community Organizer and City Councillor Nadeem Mazen goes into the street to hear what the organizers of Friday's political protests have to say. more
Dec 8, 2014 (Video Courtesy of Nadeem Mazen ) Area university students mobilized protests in Davis Square, Harvard Square, Inman Square, Central and Kendell Squares Friday night. Cambridge Police, State Police and Transit Police are touted by protesters and observers of the demonstrations for handling public safety with respect and grace. more
Dec 7, 2014 This was published by the Harvard Crimson more
Dec 7, 2014 Clips from the rally and march more
Dec 6, 2014 Marchers protesting the killings of unarmed African-Americans and the subsequent failure to indict the police officers who killedmade their way through Cambridge Friday evening. The peaceful march disrupted traffic along Mass Ave, as demonstrators, organized by Tufts University students, marched from Davis Square to the Mass Ave bridge, staging die-ins at each major square. As the march... more
Dec 5, 2014 On December 1st, demonstrations were held around the country to protest the grand jury's decision not to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. CRLS students walked out of school and into Harvard Square to assert that #BlackLivesMatter. In this episode, citizen journalist Beverly Mire talks with two students from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School who led and... more
Dec 5, 2014 The Cambridge Police Department is hosting its first "Coffee with a Cop" event THIS Saturday from 2-4p at 1369 Coffeehouse in InmanSquare. They are inviting community members to come by anytime between 2-4p, grab a cup of delicious coffee, ask questions, bring concerns or simply get to know their police officers. more
Dec 5, 2014 Photos for the 12/4 #EnoughisEnough Boston demonstration, by Nilagia McCoy more
Dec 5, 2014 A skill building dialogue for men and young men that will explore the question "What would you do?' more
Dec 5, 2014 TONIGHT: Cambridge Community Television and NeighborMedia bring you a special edition of "Cambridge Uncovered." In this episode, citizen journalist Beverly Mire talks with two pupils from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School who led and participated in a student walkout in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter campaign. Catch the episode tonight at 8 p.m. on CCTV Ch. 9, both on Cambridge cable... more
Nov 29, 2014 On Friday, November 28, local organizers with Black Lives Matter Boston brought the protest to Cambridge. In partnership with nationwide boycotts of Black Friday shopping, Black Lives Matter Boston demonstrated first in front of the Prudential Center and around Newbury street. Next, organizers and protestors moved to the CambridgeSide Galleria mall. First outside of the mall, folks then moved... more
Apr 22, 2014 Now that the 2014 Boston Marathon has passed without incident, I, like many others in Cambridge, find myself reflecting back on where we were this time last year just after the 2013 Marathon bombings and the stunning realization that the alleged perpetrators were members of the Cambridge community. I looked back at CCTV NeighborMedia coverage from that time, and found some comfort from re-reading... more
Apr 19, 2014 The Boston Marathon is famous for its hills in Wellesley and Newton, notably Heartbreak Hill. After last year's bombing, heartbreak took on a new meaning. It extended to runners and spectators, families and individuals. How do we work our way out of the trauma? Some people can do better than others. So far, there is little evidence of significant contribution by philosophers and religious... more