Citizens Committee on Civic Unity. Application Deadline Extended to May 30.


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City Manager Richard C. Rossi is seeking residents and interested members of the Cambridge community (including private sector and municipal employees, business owners, students and others) to become a part of a new Citizen Committee on Civic Unity. 

The Citizen Committee on Civic Unity will serve in an advisory role to the City Council and City Manager, will engage the public and will provide opportunities for constructive discussions regarding race, class, religion, gender, disability and sexual orientation, in order to actively promote equity, fairness and unity within the city organizational structure and the broader Cambridge community. 

It is anticipated that the Committee will hold regular monthly meetings which may include presentations by guest speakers, city staff and various experts.  The Committee’s work is intended to be ongoing, and specific initiatives and goals will be created as this new process moves forward.

Prospective members should send a letter via mail, email or fax by the newly extended application deadline of Friday, May 30, 2014 briefly describing the applicant’s interest in committee, relevant background, skills and experience they might bring to the process to:

Richard C. Rossi, City Manager
City of Cambridge
795 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Ph. 617-349-4300  Fax 617-349-4307

Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager