Our Revolution Cambridge looks forward to a 2020 that make substantial progress in meeting long-standing needs of Cambridge residents; welcomes the election of its endorsed winners for City Council and School Committee; and thanks its other candidates.
Our goal has been to encourage a broad, citywide vision for Cambridge, including issues important to our diverse neighborhoods. With our board of directors and advisory group members, we hope to have a stronger role in and impact on the city for years to come.
Housing concerns and tenant protections won big last night. At the A Better Cambridge Action Fund, we are delighted that six of our nine endorsed candidates will be supporting equity and inclusion and urging Cambridge to act as a climate leader.
The Cambridge Residents Alliance is delighted that, based on preliminary election results, four of our seven endorsed City Council candidates won: incumbents Dennis Carlone and Quinton Zondervan; and new councillors Patty Nolan and Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler.
The practice of local governments accommodating corporate interests by rezoning parcel by parcel in exchange for specific community benefits comes with hidden costs – the most obvious being a skyrocketing residential real estate markets and an affordability crisis.