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NeighborMedia Tonight for Nov. 10, 2015

Frank Morris interviews Toni Bee, community reporter from the Port

Toni Bee was one of the first reporters with NeighborMedia when it was founded in 2007. Since then, she's covered stories that might have otherwise gone unreported, interviewed people who might have otherwise gone unnoticed, and impacted the Cambridge community through her powerful citizen journalism. Learn more about Toni and how her role in NeighborMedia has made a difference when you watch this episode.


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Not for Nothin' with Karen Meehan, Salvation Army of Cambridge

seeking help for needy families for the holiday season

Karin Meehan of the Salvation Army is interviewed by Susan Fleischmann. The discussion includes information about the Salvation Arm's programs, as well as help needed for the holiday season.

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MAPS Invites Community to Halloween HIV/STI Mobile Clinic in Cambridge

The following is a press release from the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers.

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Not for Nothin' with Kim Kokkotos from Cambridge Camping

Kim Kokkotos is the new Executive Director of Cambridge Camping

An interview with Kim Kokkotos, the new Executive Director of Cambridge Camping.

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Better Cambridge Broadband

City assesses broadband infrastructure in Cambridge

Tilson principal Chris Campbell

The City Council chamber was buzzing on October 14th  as an interactive forum on Cambridge broadband was convened. The community input event was part of a larger effort to examine the state of broadband in Cambridge: its cost, speed, and accessibility for homes and businesses. In breakout groups facilitated by members of the City’s Broadband Task Force, dozens of Cambridge residents shared observations and ideas for improvement.

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YWCA Puts on 23rd Tribute to Outstanding Women Awards Dinner

The 23rd Tribute to Outstanding Women Awards will be held as a dinner event by the Young Women’s Christian Association of Cambridge, or YWCA at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 21. The event is held annually, and serves the purpose of honoring women who bring honor and hope to the community.

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Not for Nothin' with Alanna Mallon, Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program

Feeding hungry Cambridge school children on the weekends

Susan Fleischmann interviews Alanna Mallon, founder of the Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program, serving 360 hungry children every weekend. 

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Multicultural Reporting at CCTV

Learn what it takes to effectively report on different cultures, technically, theoretically and ethically

Participants in this class will explore the theoretical and practical issues that arise when reporting on other cultures. How can you effectively report on different cultures? How do you decide on the type of language and visual aids to use? How should you tackle the linguistic and cultural challenges that you will face? How do you develop contacts within that community?

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Watch: Cambridge Uncovered, Ep. 10, "Young Cambridge Activists"

Three Cambridge teens talk about roles they play in issues they care about

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.

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Lesley University’s Threshold Program welcomes blind students for 1st time

Lesley University’s Threshold Program, for the first time since the program opened in 1982, has happily accepted blind students for fall semester 2015.
The Threshold Program was founded in 1982 by Dr. Arlyn Roffman, professor of education, and it was the first college-based program in the nation to provide work/life skills to students with special needs.