The Federal Communications Commission is planning to give cable companies a big gift this holiday season: a pass at paying for the use of our streets to run their wires into our homes. The fees that Comcast pays to the City of Cambridge are used to support CCTV. If those payments go away, so will the Youth Media Program, media production training, special classes for seniors, nonprofits, and City agencies, coverage of local issues and events, and the production of thousands of hours of unique local programming.
Join Mayor Marc McGovern and City Counillor Sumbul Siddiqui for a city-wide community forum facilitated by Dr. Darnisa Amante, CEO of the Disruptive Equity Education Project as we share feedback, build trust, and engage in dialogue about equity, microaggressions, privilege and what it truly means to live in a diverse community. All are welcome. Food and child care will be provided.
For more information please contact Ana Barros, the Mayor's Deputy Chief of Staff at email@example.com
On October 23, 2018, the Cambridge Public library hosted Dream Big: Justice For All, a conversation about educational justice in prisons.
The guests included the Honorable Leslie E. Harris, Associate Justice, Dorchester Juvenile Court, Suffolk County (retired); Elizabeth Hinton, author, historian, Associate Professor, Department of History & Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University; and Michelle Kuo, author of Reading with Patrick, Assistant Professor in the History, Law and Society Program, American University in Paris.
Beyond Our Backyards - Regional Thinking to Address the Housing Crisis. September 23, 2018, A Better Cambridge hosted this discussion on the housing crisis in the area.
TINA LIVES is a raw and engaging, street-smart story about growing up hippie, growing up hard and coming of age while living a life that mirrors the collapse and burnout of the hippie movement by the early eighties.
ACT I: Wheels of Internment
EPISODE 1: Tina, a six year old working class kid from Cleveland, burns down the house where she and her family live.
This year CCTV is celebrating our 30th Anniversary, culminating with a Birthday Bash on October 25th at One Kendall Square-- CCTV's first home! The fun starts at 5:30 pm. All funds raised support CCTV’s year-round Youth Media Program.
On June 2nd, 2018, the Charles River Conservancy hosted the Ribbon of Blue, Ribbon of Green gala honoring the retirement of Conservancy founder and president, Renata von Tscharner. The event took place at Annenberg Hall at Harvard University.
The event was edited by Maya Valentine.
It would be hard-pressed not use all the lyrics of the Tom Petty song “I Won’t Back Down” to define and describe the battle that the Cambridge Artist Coalition is putting up in their fight against eviction from the EMF building on Brookline Street.
In a world that keeps on pushin’ me around
But I stand my ground
And I won’t back down
Roberto G. Gonzales, professor of education at Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of the award-winning Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America was the keynote speaker of this special event focused on the human rights issues impacting immigrants in our country today. Professor Gonzales was joined by a panel of experts, including Michael J. Wishnie, William O.