Cambridge Uncovered Gallery

Apr 29, 2017 In the 25th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host Joe Lynch of Somerville Community Access Television (creator, producer and host of the Greater Somerville talk show, news anchor of Somerville Neighborhood News) moderates a lively panel of Boston-area journalism experts, who discuss President Donald Trump's relationship with the media in his first 100 days in office. Guests are Rachel Gans-... more
Apr 28, 2017 Immigrant rights, refugee rights, civil liberties, racial justice, freedom of religion -- these are all areas that have come to the forefront of our nation's attention with Donald Trump as president, and these are all areas that many Cambridge residents care deeply about. In the 24th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host Frank Morris Lopez interviews guests from organizations working across the... more
Apr 28, 2017 In the 23rd episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia coordinator Frank Morris Lopez is joined by representatives from three Cambridge movements who are organizing and fighting in the wake of a Donald Trump presidency. Peter Ciurczak of CAST - Cambridge Area Stronger Together, Lisa Blout of the Wall of Women, and Bill McAvinney of the Cambridge Democrats and the Sister District Project are... more
Mar 9, 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... more
Mar 9, 2017 Following up on a half-day, mini-conference hosted by Cambridge Community Television on "The Media and the Election" in October, moderator Barbara Anthony (former Massachusetts Undersecretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation) is reunited with several panelists to continue the discussion, post-election, on the media's role in Election 2016. Rachel Gans-Boriskin (Politics in Pink), Chris... more
Jan 20, 2017 In the 20th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia Coordinator Frank Morris brings back four Cambridge teens to talk about their reactions to the results of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Reba-Glory Cabral from Community Charter School of Cambridge, Armanie Deleon of Cambridge Rindge and Latin, Erick Guzman of CRLS, and Anne Pierre, a CRLS 2016 graduate, talk about Hillary Clinton,... more
Jan 20, 2017 In the 19th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia Coordinator Frank Morris sits down with guests from two Cambridge-based startups to talk about their businesses and how they have thrived in the city of Cambridge. Andrew Vassallo is the co-founder and general manager of, a crowdsourcing site for the Latino Community. Founded in 2016, FundLatinos, which is based out of... more
Jan 20, 2017 NeighborMedia citizen journalist Maurice Wilkey sits down with Detective William Phillips of the Cambridge Police Department to talk about crime trends in Cambridge, and in particular, violent crime. How are crime rates doing when compared to years past? How many murders have there been in the city of Cambridge this year and last year? What is the police department doing to build strong... more
Jan 20, 2017 For a long time, not much changed in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood -- a community perhaps better known as the Inman Square area. But within the last decade, the neighborhood around Inman and Cambridge streets has seen a lot of changes. How are these changes affecting the area's longtime residents and businesses? NeighborMedia journalist Kristina Kehrer sat down with Cambridge City... more
Apr 28, 2016 As Cambridge faces the ongoing issue of food justice and food security, moderator Joan Squeri of Healthy Communities Capital Consulting sits down with Veronica Barron of Food for Free, Alanna Mallon from the Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program and Vice Mayor Marc McGovern who chaired the city's Income Insecurity Commission, to talk about what’s being done – and what needs to be done – to lessen... more
Apr 28, 2016 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... more
Apr 28, 2016 In "Teens on Politics: Election 2016," the 14th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia coordinator Frank Morris interviews four Cambridge teens in a discussion centered around their political views, their knowledge of the U.S. presidential candidates, the roles race and gender have played in the current election cycle, and the issues most important to the youths' future. Record date: March... more
Jan 29, 2016 Human trafficking, the modern slave trade: 30 million people are enslaved in the world today, more than anytime in human history, and yes, human trafficking has taken place right here in Cambridge. This episode of Cambridge Uncovered places a focus on sex trafficking, as NeighborMedia coordinator Frank Morris interviews Simon Hedlin of Cambridge-based Demand Abolition, Steven Procopio with... more
Jan 29, 2016 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... more
Jan 29, 2016 Judy Nathans, a former member of the Cambridge Recycling Advisory Committee, sits down with Quinton Zondervan, president of Green Cambridge, and Carol Oldham, executive director of Massachusetts Climate Action Network, in this 11th episode of Cambridge Uncovered to talk about some of the sustainability efforts occurring within the city of Cambridge. Record date: Nov. 12, 2015 | Premiere date: Nov... more
Jan 29, 2016 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... more
Jan 29, 2016 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... more
Jan 29, 2016 In episode eight of Cambridge Uncovered, Lesley University students and NeighborMedia interns Katrina Macher and Sasha Van Baars brought together a panel of local education experts -- Lesley University Professor Donna Halper; Boston Partners in Education Executive Director Pamela Civins; Cambridge School Committee Member Fran Cronin; and Cambridge Community Services Executive Director Ben Clark... more
Jan 29, 2016 NeighborMedia reporter Siobhan Bredin sits down with Sarah Hoffman of Mmmmaven to talk about Together Boston, an annual celebration of music, art and technology, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The 2015 Together festival will take place May 10-17 in venues across the city. Cambridge Uncovered is a collaboration between Cambridge Community Television's Production Department and NeighborMedia.... more
Jan 29, 2016 In episode six of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia journalist Lori Jobe explores Central Square and its special designation as a cultural district. What is a cultural district? What elements make Central Square a Cultural District? And what is being done to promote Central Square as such? Jobe sits down with Jason Weeks of the Cambridge Arts Council, City Councilor Nadeem Mazen and Central... more
Jan 29, 2016 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 & Latin School students walked off campus and into Harvard Square to assert that #BlackLivesMatter. In this episode, citizen journalist Beverly Mire talks with Mary Gashaw and Sydney Fisher, two teenagers... more