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Volunteers Sought to Serve on the Cambridge Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship (Application Deadline 9-25-23)

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Cambridge City Manager Yi-An Huang is seeking volunteers to serve on the Cambridge Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship (CIRC).

About CIRC's Role

The Commission on Immigrant Rights & Citizenship (CIRC) works to welcome, inform, connect, and support Cambridge’s immigrant community. CIRC staff provides information, referrals, and guidance to residents seeking assistance. The Commission collaborates with other city departments, community partners, and individuals that support immigrant rights and citizenship.

CIRC Meetings

The Commission consists of 11 members appointed to three-year terms. Meetings are typically held virtually on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.

CIRC Membership Expectations

Commissioners will work with CIRC staff and newly established Language Justice Division, to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Cambridge Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship Ordinance (Cambridge Municipal Code Chapter 2.123).

Preferred applicants are Cambridge residents who:

  • Are knowledgeable about immigrant rights and citizenship.
  • Or, have lived experience as an immigrant to the United States.

The City of Cambridge is committed to advancing a culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. All board and commission members in Cambridge must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, September 25, 2023. 

Applications can be submitted to City Manager Yi-An Huang using the city’s online application system at Cambridgema.gov/apply. The following can be submitted during the online application process:

  • A cover letter and resume
  • Or, an overview of relevant experience

You can obtain paper applications at the City Manager’s Office at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue.

For more information, contact Crystal Rosa at 617-349-4396 or crosa@cambridgema.gov.

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