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Erika K. Chung

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In Cambridge, Black and Latinx Borrowers Face Higher Mortgage Loan Denial Rates, June Report Reveals

Black and Latinx borrowers faced significantly higher mortgage lending denial rates in Cambridge and in Massachusetts broadly in 2021, according to a June 2023 report.

Green New Deal Rally Crowd

Cambridge Residents and Activists Rally at City Hall for Green New Deal Proposal

More than 70 Cambridge residents and activists gathered in front of Cambridge City Hall Wednesday afternoon in support of Cambridge Green New Deal policies that would mandate emissions reductions from large commercial buildings.

Harvard Square

Harvard Students Developing App to Connect Boston’s Unhoused People with Essential Resources

Local undergraduates are developing an app to connect Greater Boston’s unhoused population to essential resources, with hopes to launch it in the coming weeks.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Human Rights Commission Discusses Rental Assistance Program, Housing Discrimination in Meeting

Cambridge’s Human Rights Commission discussed housing discrimination and ways to facilitate household participation in a Massachusetts rental assistance program to obtain housing in the city in a Thursday meeting.

Cambridge Health Alliance

Massachusetts Launches Community Behavioral Health Center at Cambridge Health Alliance

Former Massachusetts Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 and Lt. Governor Karyn E. Polito rolled out new healthcare programs for residents regardless of health insurance status to a network of 25 Community Behavioral Health Centers across the state last month.

Harvard Square

How Cambridge’s Unhoused Residents Endured the Record-Breaking Cold

Confronting record-breaking low temperatures earlier this month, some of Cambridge’s unhoused residents sought refuge in shelters offering extended hours last weekend, while others faced the cold.

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City Politics

Cambridge Council Housing Committee Discusses Affordable Housing Expansion Plan

Cambridge City Council’s Housing Committee met Wednesday to discuss proposals to loosen height restrictions and increase floor space in affordable housing.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Black Alumni Reflect on if Harvard was ‘Worth It’ at Radcliffe Institute Event

Black alumni discussed their experiences as Harvard students and their thoughts on the College’s past actions during the “Beyond ‘Fair Harvard’: Perspectives from Black Alumni” event on Tuesday.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center

Belfer Center Fellow Discusses Nigerian Election Violence at HKS Seminar

Belfer Center fellow Megan M. Turnbull discussed the conditions leading to election violence in Nigeria during a virtual seminar hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center
Harvard Kennedy School

Company Executives Discuss National Security, Artificial Intelligence at Belfer Center Seminar

Private sector professionals gave a series of presentations at the intersection of national security and artificial intelligence during a virtual seminar held by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs on Tuesday.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center

International Politics Expert Talks 20th Century Transformation of World Order at Belfer Center

Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs hosted Patrick O. Cohrs, a professor of international history at the University of Florence, to discuss modern international politics Thursday.

Annenberg Construction

First Major Memorial Hall Renovation Since 1995 Nears its End

The members of the class of 2026 have yet to see Annenberg’s famed interior in its full glory — in the last phase of renovation, Harvard is replacing the 148-year-old roof above the dining hall.