An ongoing discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about race and the post-election environment. This episode features the musical "The Scottsboro Boys," presented by the Speakeasy Theater, and upcoming opportunities for activism.
The impetus for this story began when my neighbor told me she was moving to Millis, MA, so her toddler could attend the Sprouts Farm/Forest Preschool. In projecting, what I heard was: there is a media and technology backlash brewing among young parents!
I was thrilled. I have been waiting for the backlash only because I feel I have been witnessing the need for a step-back.
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 FundLatinos.com, a crowdsourcing site for the Latino Community.
One of the essential ambitions a community should strive for is understanding its own strengths and weaknesses, as well as reflecting upon them to establish goals and strategies for the future.
In January, the city of Cambridge invested $3.3 million in a three-year study that that would help accomplish this objective. Envision Cambridge spent a year garnering feedback from community members in order to better determine the overall identity of the city in 2016.
NeighborMedia Coordinator Frank Morris fills in for Susan Fleischmann in this Monday, Nov. 14 edition of Not for Nothin'. He is joined by Ben Clark, executive director of Enroot (formerly known as Cambridge Community Services / City Links) and two CRLS students, Ratna and Yigermal, who are participants in the Enroot program. The four discuss ways in which Enroot enables and provides recent immigrant youths with the tools needed for success in their community and in this country.
Our biggest community event of the year, the Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Feast is where old friends and new neighbors meet and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. Agassiz Baldwin Community supplies the turkey (cooked by volunteers), cranberry sauce, and drinks, while our guests bring salads, sides, and desserts inspired by their own family traditions.