Cambridge Community: Groups | Movers and Shakers

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Mayor
Before getting elected as Mayor this term, Marc also served several terms as a City Councilor and School Committee member. He’s a social worker by tr...

Vice Mayor
Jan got her start as the founder of the Fresh Pond Residents Alliance. She’s relatively new to City Council and is in the middle of her second term. ...
Founder, Fresh Pond Residents Alliance

Councillor
Dennis is relatively new to the City Council and is an architect by training. He’s a fierce advocate for controlled development and consistently garn...
Cambridge Residents Alliance

Councillor
Denise is a veteran elected official in Cambridge, having served on either School Committee or City Council since the 1990s. She’s well-known for bei...
Affordable housing |

Councillor
Sumbul is in her first term on the City Council and is the youngest City Councilor. She’s also the only Muslim on the City Council. A lawyer by train...
Controlled development | Affordable housing |

Councillor
Alanna is in her first term on City Council. Active in CPS schools, Alanna worked as the former Mayor’s Education Liaison and founded the Cambridge W...
Founder, Food for Free

Councillor
Known as the “Mayor of East Cambridge,” Tim is unabashed about the fact that he represents East Cambridge on the City Council (despite the fact that ...
Controlled development |

Councillor
Quinton is a first-term City Councilor who got started as a climate activist. He’s the founder of the advocacy group “Green Cambridge” and feels pass...
Former President, Green Cambridge

Councillor
Craig has served on City Councilor for several terms and is well-known for his email lists. They cover topics ranging from affordable housing and bik...
Biking |

State Rep
Mike was elected to the State House in 2016 to represent Cambridge and Somerville, with a deep focus on affordable housing and education. Connoly ser...
Board, Green Cambridge

State Rep
Marjorie was elected to the State House in 2012 to represent Cambridge, highlighting issues in homelessness and early education. Marjorie was a City ...

Nancy Ryan co-founded the Cambridge Residents Alliance with Lee Farris in response to what she viewed as uncontrolled development around the city. To...
President & Co-Founder, Cambridge Residents Alliance

Jesse is a self-described YIMPY and the founder of A Better Cambridge, one of Cambridge's most active advocacy groups. ABC believes in approaching af...
President & Co-Founder, A Better Cambridge

Lee Farris co-founded the Cambridge Residents Alliance with Lee Farris in response to what she viewed as uncontrolled development around the city. To...
Co-Founder, Cambridge Residents Alliance

Executive Director for Cambridge Peace Commission
Brian is hyperactive in the Cambridge community, as well as at the national level. Locally, he chairs the Cambridge Democratic City Committee, is Exe...
Executive Secretary, National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement

Political Activist
Frank was treasurer for Quinton Zondervan's city councilor campaign, as well as for Mike Connoly's state representative campaign. While he is an atto...
Cambridge Democrats

Activist, IT, citizen journalist
Saul's career in Information Technology makes him apt to be an Instigator for the Municipal Broadband Task Force, while he also sits on the Public Tr...
Founder, Upgrade Cambridge

Congressperson
Mike was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998 on behalf of MA's 7th congressional district. Capuano is a member of the House Committe...
MA 7th Congressional District, United States House of Respresentatives

Congressperson
Katherine was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013 on behalf of MA's 5th congressional district. She is also a newly appointed member...
MA 5th Congressional District, United States House of Respresentatives

Former City Councillor, activist
Nadeem served two terms as City Councilor, and now runs multiple companies he helped found to promote activism at the local level. His nonprofit Jetp...
Outvote, Jetpac, Nimblebot

Clodagh has been with Cambridge Community Television for over a decade, working to improve technological education in Cambridge, especially in unders...
Technology Outreach, CCTV

Journalist
Marc founded online news site Cambridge Day to focus on the diversity of humanity present within the city. He is a relentless day in and day out repo...
Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Cambridge Day

City Manager
Louis was appointed City Manager in 2016 with a lifetime of service to and residence within Cambridge. Before becoming City Manager, DePasquale had o...

Superintendent
Kenneth became the Cambridge Public Schools Superintendent in 2016. He has a devoted lifetime in education, focussed on college readiness and educati...