Identity & Diversity Gallery

Sep 4, 2019
A profile on 3 rising Seniors at CRLS who reflect on what it means to be a changemaker and the pressures they feel to be one. Produced by Mattingly Wood, Anusha Alam, and Jaqui Hill for SMI 2019 Students from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo.
Apr 1, 2019
Jennifer Hochschild, a Professor of Government at Harvard University, gave a lecture about the relationship between genomics, ethnicity and race on March 27th at the Cambridge Public library as part of their Horizons: Breakthroughs in Science and Technology Lecture series. Her talk explored how DNA testing relates to the way Americans see themselves and the role such testing plays in identity...
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Sep 4, 2019
A profile on Youth Underground, a program at the Central Square Theatre that uses acting as a tool for social change and discourse. Produced by Sauvik Roy, Hector Ruiz, and Taz Downing for SMI 2019 Youth Underground from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo.
Feb 12, 2019
Susan Fleischmann and Reverend Irene Monroe discuss the latest stories of racism, sexism, and antisemitism in the news, including the debacle in Virginia with Governor Northam and Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's antisemitic comments. 2-11-2019
Dec 31, 2017
In the 22nd episode of "Cambridge Uncovered," NeighborMedia intern Maritza Merino interviews three students enrolled in a level 4 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) class at the Cambridge Learning Center. Listz Jean Touissant and Waldophe Maximin, both of Haitin, and Qi Zhong of China, speak about their experiences and perceptions of America both before and after coming to the United...
Sep 4, 2019
A profile about a single Ethiopian mother who immigrated to the United States to raise children on her own. Produced by Shadnan Asraf, Britukan Gebregziher, and Rodas Kebede for SMI 2019 Single Mom from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo.
Nov 28, 2018
Dec 31, 2017
In the 15th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, four local women celebrate Cambridge Women's Heritage through a thoughtful discussion reflecting the legacy of Cambridge women past and present, unsung and famous, who have shaped the city and the community we live in. NeighborMedia reporter Siobhan Bredin interviews Sarah Burks of the Cambridge Historical Commission; Mary Leno, a former city employee...
Sep 4, 2019
This is a profile about Silas Winer, an activist and member of the LGBTQ community in Cambridge. Produced by Toby Mallon and Liz Anderson for SMI 2019 Silas Winer: Cambridge Changemaker from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo.
Sep 14, 2018
Read the brochure for the Cambridge Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) annual Walkathon (to be held Sunday, September 30, 2018, from 9am - 1 pm at Fresh Pond Reservoir) and you will have an awakening. You will be comforted. You will be given a seed of knowing that, were you to become blind, you would go on, and you can flourish: "The National Federation of the Blind...
Dec 31, 2017
NeighborMedia intern Sarah Moawad, co-editor of Muftah's Egypt and North Africa pages, leads the discussion in this 12th episode of "Cambridge Uncovered." Joining her are City Councilor Nadeem Mazen -- who is said to be the first and one of the only Muslim elected officials in Massachusetts; Farah El-Sharif, a second year Ph.D. student in Near Eastern Language and Civilizations, with a focus on...
Sep 4, 2019
A profile on Malik, a young person from Cambridge who uses dance to inspire social change in his community and personal life. Produced by Malik Gayot and Biruk Endale for SMI 2019 Malik from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo.
Jul 19, 2018
On May 5, 2018, CCTV and the Cambridge Public Library hosted the Human Library. More than 40 "readers" "checked out" human "books" for intimate conversations about personal discrimination and stigma. Following are brief videos of three readers and one book. The Human Library or “Menneskebiblioteket” as it is called in Danish, was developed in Copenhagen in the spring of 2000 as a...
Dec 31, 2017
In the 10th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia reporter Beverly Mire sits down with three Cambridge teens to talk about their roles as activists in the community. Mire interviews Mari Gashaw, a Cambridge Rindge and Latin School student heavily involved with organizing events around Black Lives Matter, including the “Hands Up Student Walkout” last year; Christy Felix, a Community...
Sep 4, 2019
A participatory profile about the impact and influence of music on issues of social justice. In this project the producers interview random people on the street about the role of music in their lives and then create a beat inspired by those answers. Produced by Tavi Pollard, Ellen Jacobson, and Allison Desir for SMI 2019 Changemakers in Music from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo...
Jun 22, 2018
History Café 2: Cambridge, the "Welcoming City that Values Diversity" Join us for a conversation with City Councilor and former Mayor E. Denise Simmons and Jen Deaderick, where we'll be talking about how and why Cambridge came to identify as a welcoming city that values diversity, and what that looks like for the people of Cambridge in the past and present. More information and registration...
Dec 31, 2017
The ninth episode of Cambridge Uncovered celebrates Latino culture and heritage in the city of Cambridge. In the first segment, host and moderator Luis Vasquez talks with Vice Mayor Dennis Benzan and Rafael Ulloa, editor of El Planeta Media, about a new event coming to Cambridge during Hispanic Heritage Month: VivaLatino, which takes place Sept. 26 in Central Square. Benzan returns for the second...
Jun 10, 2019
This is a profile about a local Boston artist named Kayla Myers, AKA Goldlemons. This film features an interview that took place over a painting session in which the interviewer and Kayla got candid about what it's like being an artist and the politics of identity in art. Produced by Mattingly Wood, Allison Desir, India Cordero for MARKED 2019 Check us out on Instagram! @MARKEDsocial @...
Mar 11, 2018
“Throughout its 30-year history, CCTV has always been place for people, especially those who haven’t had a voice or have been marginalized, to tell their stories.” Says Frank Morris Lopez, NeighborMedia Coordinator. “The Human Library offers another way for people to connect and hear each other’s stories one-on-one in order to better understand others in our community.” CCTV is partnering with...
Dec 31, 2017
On Dec. 1, demonstrations were held across the country to protest the grand jury's decision not to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. Cambridge Rindge...