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A Day Without Immigrants

Anna's Taqueria Restaurant in Cambridge Among Businesses Closed for the Day

Alberto Vasallo, publisher of El Mundo Boston, went to Anna's Taqueria in Cambridge to find that it had closed its doors for "A Day Without Immigrants." Watch his Facebook Live report here.

Did you encounter any other Cambridge restaurants or businesses that closed for the day?

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Invest in Your Community with $1,000 Cambridge Minibonds

Minibond sale opens on February 17 and closes on February 23, 2017

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The City of Cambridge is offering Cambridge residents the chance to directly invest in Cambridge by buying $1,000 denomination minibonds. The City will use minibond proceeds to support capital projects such as school building renovations, municipal facility upgrades and implementation of the Complete Streets plan.

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Politically Active? We Want to Hear Your Story.

Have recent political events got you politically active? Are you taking part in demonstrations, protests and rallies, such as the Women's March in Boston or D.C., the Muslim and Immigration Rally at Copley Square, or the Unity Rally at Cambridge City Hall? Are you otherwise politically engaged to make change in the country and advocate for what you feel is right? NeighborMedia wants to hear your story.

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NeighborMedia Reports from the Unity Rally at City Hall

On Monday, Feb. 6, Cambridge city officials and residents alike gathered on the lawn of City Hall to express their support for equality, social justice, and Cambridge's status as a sanctuary city. "We will put up our own wall, and our wall will keep people in and the bad people out," Mayor Denise Simmons said in defiance of President Donald Trump's executive orders relating to an anti-Muslim travel ban and building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Beyond Boston, Ep. 6

Women's Marches and Political Activism at Center of Monthly Regional News Show

Hosted by DigBoston editor and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) co-founder Chris Faraone, BEYOND BOSTON is a monthly regional news magazine spotlighting reporting from Boston, MA area community access centers - including Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) in Brookline, MA, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) in Cambridge, MA, Malden Access TV (MATV) in Malden, MA, Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) in Somerville, MA and Watertown Cable Access Corp- in partnership

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Cambridge Receives 9.5" of Snowfall Thursday

Thursday several Cambridge businesses shut their doors due to a sudden flurry of snowfall in Massachusetts. According to a public information statement issued by the National Weather Service, Cambridge itself received a snowfall of 9.5 inches. The public schools of Cambridge canceled classes on Thursday because of the snowfall, but schools reopened Friday morning.

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Boston Rallies to Support Muslims and Immigrants

On Friday, Jan. 29, Donald Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries - Iran, Iraq, Lybia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - from entering the United States.

Travelers entering to the U.S. legally - students, visitors and greencard holders - were stopped at airports across the country and abroad.

In response to this decision, people gathered the next day to protest. This is footage from the Boston rally at Copley Square.

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Women’s March - Boston

Girls Just Wanna Have Fundamental Rights

On Jan. 21, an estimated 175,000 women, men and children marched in Boston to protest against Donald Trump. People marched in solidarity with communities most affected by the hate, intolerance and acts of violence. People united will never be defeated.

Videography & video editing - Sara Pagiaro

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Not for Nothin'- Rally For A Diverse and Unified Cambridge

Cambridge stands up for unity

NeighborMedia covered the Rally For A Diverse and Unified Cambridge on 2-6-2017 on the steps of City Hall. This was the first time a Facebook Live video was streamed directly to CCTV's channels.

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NeighborMedia Tonight: Reflections on the Boston Women's March

NeighborMedia journalists Kristina Kehrer and Siobhan Bredin join host Frank Morris to discuss the Women's March on Boston Common and where the country goes from here.