History Café: Local History and the Black Experience in Slavery and Freedom

How do we bring the stories of both enslaved and free Black residents to the forefront of local history, and what can one city’s experiences teach Cantabrigians about uncovering these stories within our own communities? In our quest to do “history without borders,” we will be speaking with Dr. Barbara Brown of Hidden Brookline, an organization dedicated to bringing to … Read More

I’m a Good Person! Isn’t That Enough?

Join us for a virtual presentation of “I’m a Good Person! Isn’t That Enough?” with Cantabrigian author and speaker Debby Irving. Using historical and media images, Debby Irving examines how she used her white-skewed belief system to interpret the world around her. Socialized on a narrow worldview, Debby explores how she spent decades silently reaffirming harmful, archaic racial patterns instead … Read More

Celebrate Cambridge’s 400th Anniversary

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A Collaborative Initiative Of: Our Mission: To commemorate our 400th anniversary with inclusive programs that inspire the people of Cambridge to think critically about our past and apply lessons learned for our future. Our Vision: The shared experiences of Cambridge 400 will have inspired us to incorporate curiosity, pride, and critical thinking into our daily lives. Join Us: contact us … Read More