Tags: "Affordable Housing"

04 Nov
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Vote #1 for Jan Devereux on Nov. 7

With 26 candidates for City Council all vying for your attention and your #1 vote this Election Day, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture. So I want to take a moment to answer one important question: What’s at ...

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07 May
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Campaign Kickoff: My Remarks

Almost exactly 2 years ago I held my first-ever campaign event. It was at the Summer Shack. Many of you were there. I was wearing orange but I was pretty green…. I want to start by thanking those of you who ...

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04 Oct
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Candidate’s Diary: Week 22 (Sept. 28-Oct.4)

Last week I made a short video in support of Black Lives Matter in Cambridge. My campaign manager Nora shot it on her iPhone, while I stood on the 3rd Street park with Alexandria Real Estate’s new Binney Street building ...

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28 Sep
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Candidate’s Diary: Week 21 (Sept. 21-27)

I am pleased to announce that I earned the endorsement of the Cambridge Residents Alliance along with my allies, Councillors Dennis Carlone and Nadeem Mazen, and fellow challengers Mike Connolly and Romaine Waite. The CRA’s announcement states, “Coming from different ...

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31 Aug
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Candidate’s Diary: Week 17 (August 24-30)

If you are a property owner in Cambridge (only about 35% of residents are), you probably have noticed “CPA” as a line item on your tax bill. (On my last bill the amount was $188.85.) CPA stands for Community Preservation ...

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10 Aug
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Candidate’s Diary: Week 14 (July 28-August 9)

Today (August 9) is Michael Brown Remembrance Day nationally, and this afternoon I marched with a big crowd of people of all colors from Harvard Square to Central Square along Mass Ave, which the police had closed off for the ...

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19 Jul
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Candidate’s Diary: Week 11 (July 13-19)

I am officially on the ballot for the Cambridge city council election on Nov. 3rd. Thank you to all who signed my nomination papers. To date 26 candidates have pulled papers, making the 2015 election potentially another record-setting field. Such ...

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12 Jul
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Candidate’s Diary: Week 10 (July 6-12)

Last week I collected more than enough provisionally certified signatures to see my name on the ballot for City Council in November. I stood outside Fresh Pond Market on two afternoons, and the conversations I had with neighbors and customers ...

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28 Jun
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Candidate’s Diary: Week 8 (June 16-28)

Last week provided several occasions for me to take stock, to look ahead, and to celebrate. On Wednesday I said good-bye to my colleagues at Community Charter School of Cambridge, leaving my job of the past three years to campaign ...

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31 May
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Candidate’s Diary: Week 4 (May 25-31)

Last Tuesday night I attended a fundraiser for the Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program, an all-volunteer organization that provides a backpack full of weekend meals to 220 students in 10 Cambridge elementary and middle schools (two breakfasts, two lunches, milk, fruit). ...

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