Somerville’s Union Square station on the MBTA green line extension, as envisioned in November 2012.

From the Cambridge Residents Alliance, March 7, 2017: A free public meeting of the Cambridge Residents Alliance scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m. March 12 will include the following guests:

bullet-gray-small State Rep. Denise Provost, reporting on the status of the construction of the MBTA green line extension.

bullet-gray-small John Doherty, coordinator of the MBTA Coalition, reporting on the InvesTnow campaign and efforts to protect T services from privatization.

bullet-gray-small Van Hardy, chairman of the board of the Somerville Community Corp., describing the Community Benefits Agreement for Union Square and the community process used to create the effort to reduce displacement and gentrification during redevelopment. The discussion will cover how a CBA might be useful in Cambridge.

There will be light refreshments at the meeting, to be held at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 237 Harvard St., in The Port neighborhood near Central Square.

For information, visit the Cambridge Residents Alliance website.