Category Archives: Advocacy

2016 Taste of Cambridge Check Presentation!

After helping to produce one of the most successful Taste of Cambridge events this past July in University Park Common,  Sidney Street, and the Landsdowne Quad, the CSBA was very proud to a be a part of the presentation of checks to the beneficiary organizations. Food for Free, Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, Young People’s Project, Institute for Health and Recovery, Paine Elder Services, On the Rise and CASPAR received a record total to support alcohol and drug education, and/or prevention and/or treatment programs.

The celebration and check presentation was graciously hosted by Andy Husbands and The Smoke Shop.

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A Central Square Restoration Petition announced.

Unlocking the Potential of Central Square via the Central Square Restoration Petition.

After thorough review and discussion, the CSBA Board voted to support the
Central Square Restoration Petition.
The Central Square Restoration Petition will come before the City in September and outlines opportunities to unlock the potential of Central Square. The petition creates a path for C2 to become a more welcoming, safe, active, and unique business and cultural destination per the work of many community discussions and studies. Please review the attached documents explaining the intent and content of the petition. The CSBA Advocacy Committee will host a meeting in early September to answer questions or in the interim please feel free to write to our Advocacy Committee at

See Attachements:
Central Square Restoration Petition – FAQ
Central Square Restoration Petition – Summary
Central Square Study – Existing
Central Square Study – Proposed Zoning