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LGBTQ+ Commission Meeting



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Sarah Binney


Cambridge LGBTQ+ Commission

Agenda: Thursday, May 25th, 6-7:30 pm


Co-Chairs: Bill Barnert and Frank Arce

Tonight’s meeting chaired by:  Frank Arce


  1. Welcome
  2. Assign Minute Taker
  3. Approve / Modify Agenda
  4. Approve Previous Minutes
  5. Introductions, including the new Commissioners: Cindy Telingator. Jason Doo, M Joyce-Anderson, Mary Rebecca Gardner, & Zachary Dresser
  6. Project Updates (current actions, and plans) including reports from Jennifer, Amelia, & Phoebe
  7. Working Group Reports
  • All-Gender Bathrooms
  • Budget
  • City Forms
  • Communications
  • Community Center
  • Diversity
  • Events
    •  Tabling at Cambridge Community Pride Day, Friday, June 6th, 3:30-6:30 (or any subset)
  • Handbook
  • Housing
  • Public Health & Safety
  • Pride Brunch - Pride Glam Up and Go Brunch- Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 9:30am-11:30am
  • Recruitment - This cycle is closed. Excited for new commissioners.
  • Strategic Planning - Preliminary conversation on Commission goals and structure
  • Youth - 2nd Annual Cambridge Community Pride Day - Friday, June 6, 2023
    • Need tabling volunteers

8. Old Business

9. New Business

  • Review and consolidation of working groups 
  • On-boarding the new Commissioners
  • Rainbows Across Communities LGBTQ+ Picnic - There will be a multi-town community-building pot-luck picnic on XXXXX at YYYY. Do we want to be a part of it?
  • Cambridge LGBTQ+ Community Picnic - Separate from the multi-town picnic, do we want to host one for Cambridge? When? Where?
  • The annual Let Trans Athletes Play event has been canceled this year, so we don’t need to vote on whether to co-sponsor it.
  • Report from Rainbows Across Communities

10. Public Comments / Announcements
11. Next Commission Meeting: Thursday, June 22, 6-7:30pm, over Zoom


To register for the meeting or to participate in public comment visit: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/j/89723365868


For more information regarding Zoom technology visit: https://www.cambridgema.gov/Departments/citycouncil/zoomonlinemeetinginstructions

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