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An interview with Karen Meehan about the services the Salvation Army provides during holiday time, and year round. 11-20-2017

A discussion with Executive Director Mojdeh Rohani and Immigration Attorney Deirdre Giblin from Community Legal Services and Counseling Center (CLSACC) about the legals and counseling services offered to immigrants, refugees and low income populations in Cambridge and beyond. 10-2-2017

A brief explanation of the voting system in Cambridge and where to look for information about candidates. 9-25-2017

Discussion of white supremacy and racism, police brutality and culture, and the acquittal in St. Louis of the police officer who killed Anthony Lamar Smith. 9-18-2017

A discussion about the aftermath of the White supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the march in Boston, and a comparison of these times to the Civil Rights Movement and the 1930's and '40s in Nazi Germany. 8-29-2017

A discussion with Jesse Kanson-Benanov, co-founder of A Better Cambridge, on YIMBYism and the need for more housing to be built for community sustainability and economic justice. 7-31-2017

A discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about her recent visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. and the reaction to the murder by police of Justine Damond in Minneapolis, vs. the reaction to the murder of Philando Castile. 7-24-2017

A far ranging discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about the Central Flea, Dr. Huxtable vs. the real Bill Cosby. Also, today's Supreme Court decisions to hear arguments on Donald Trump's travel ban while allowing parts of it to stand, and the case of the
baker who refused, on religious grounds, to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. 6-26-2017

Fifty years ago, on June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that laws against interracial marriage are unconstitutional. 

The City of Cambridge celebrated this momentous ruling with a three-day festival, which included a gathering on the lawn of City Hall on June 12, 2017. Using Facebook Live, CCTV covered the beginning of the program, as well as interviews with Cambridge residents upon whose lives this decision had an impact. Featuring Reverend Irene Monroe, Michael Monestime, Fanshen Cox, and her mother, Trudy!

 

The City of Cambridge has engaged in an electricity aggregation program to lower electrical costs for Cambridge residents, and to move the City closer to net-zero by limiting fossil fuel energy.  Hear more about how the program works from Megan Shaw, Outreach Director of the Cambridge Energy Alliance, and Paul Gromer, CEO of the Peregrine Group. 6-5-2017