Members Sought for Cambridge LGBTQ+ Commission

Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking to fill vacancies on the Cambridge LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Plus Commission).
The Commission’s mission is to advocate for a culture of respect and to monitor progress toward equality of all persons with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity. The Commission also promotes policies and practices that have a positive effect on the health, welfare and safety of persons who live, visit or work in the City of Cambridge with regard to sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression.

The Commission holds a regularly scheduled public meeting on the 4th Thursday of each month (3rd Thursday in November due to Thanksgiving holiday, no meetings in December or August). Though scheduled meetings are required, much of the work done by Commissioners is often outside of scheduled meetings through working groups.

The LGBTQ+ Commission consists of 20 members appointed by the City Manager to serve three-year terms. Individuals who live or work in Cambridge are eligible to apply. We are seeking members of all ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, racial/ethnic backgrounds, and abilities to join the Commission and work with other Commissioners to help it achieve its goals and support its mission.

To learn more about the Commission please click here.

Applications to serve on the Commission should be submitted by Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 to City Manager Louis A. DePasquale using the City’s online application system at cambridgema.gov/apply. A cover letter and résumé or applicable experience may be submitted during the online application process. Paper applications are available in the City Manager’s Office at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue.

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