Support Local Engagement for Cambridge Reparations Policy

Saskia Vann JamesUncategorized

On June 21st, 2021 Councilor Simmons and Councilor Nolan introduced a historical policy for reparations, policy #141. This policy reflects the work of Evanston, IL City Council laid the groundwork for first-of-its-kind initiative designed to provide reparations to the descendants of those who were enslaved in this country, utilizing tax revenues from the burgeoning marijuana industry in Illinois to fund payments of $25,000 … Read More

MRCC Kicks Off Municipal Campaign for Reparations: ‘What Does Reparations Mean For You?’

Saskia Vann JamesUncategorized

MRCC is kicking off a municipal campaign where Cambridge residents can gather for a community conversation on reparations.¬†Cambridge city policy, #141, has been introduced by Councilor Simmons in Cambridge, proposes to give reparations to cannabis economic empowerment applicants from across the state and locally owned Black businesses.¬†Do you believe non residents should receive municipal tax funds? These community conversations are … Read More