Especially as she makes her journey through Chile, our university’s president will hopefully see both the nation’s progress and continuing struggles and bring back a renewed desire to continue the University’s outreach and build partnerships to promote a more equitable future.
The Cambridge City Council weighed in last night on the federal budget, passing a resolution urging President Barack Obama to maintain funding for the Community Services Block Grant—the primary funding source for community action programs.
After receiving high praise last week for Cambridge’s AAA bond rating, City Manager Robert W. Healy Jr. came under fire at last night’s City Council meeting as councillors and a disgruntled resident questioned his performance.
In response to concerns raised by the city’s GLBT Commission and members of the transgender community, the Cambridge City Council has passed a resolution requesting that the City Manager draft an ordinance on gender-neutral bathrooms.
The Cambridge City Council expressed uneasiness about collaborating with the City of Boston on future development efforts last night after Vertex, a Cambridge-based pharmaceutical company, announced that it will move its headquarters to Boston’s Fan Pier waterfront in 2013.