The Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW) is a City department whose purpose is to ensure women and girls equal economic, social, political, and educational opportunities throughout the city.

Upcoming Events

March 21 Women in Cambridge: A Night at the Theater

6pm   Central Square Theater, 450 Mass Ave., Cambridge
For March, we are taking a trip to the Central Square Theater to mingle and meet the Directors! They have a beautiful and versatile space, as well as a wide range of productions, programs, and community involvement. Catherine Carr Kelly, Debra Wise, and Lee Gardner will be there to share their passion for the Central Square Theater with us. This is a can’t miss!

All Month Long Women Take the Reel Film Festival

Many of the outstanding films being shown in the festival are being shown in Cambridge.
This annual film festival is a collaborative effort among Women’s and Gender Studies departments involved in the Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies (as well as select institutions/universities aligned with its mission) that features films directed by women and about issues relating to gender, race, sexuality, class and/or feminism. All films are free and open to the public.

April 13 COME OUT OF THE MARGINS: Cambridge Town Hall Meeting

6–8pm   Cambridge City Hall
Come voice your concerns over the direction of the country. Take action together with your city and neighbors! Sponsored by Mayor E. Denise Simmons

April 14 Left on Pearl OFFICIAL PREMIERE!

5:30–7:30pm   Boston International Film Festival, Paramount Center, Bright Family Room, 559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111
Left on Pearl is a documentary film about the 1971 building takeover that led to the founding of the longest operating community Women’s Center in the United States (located in Cambridge!). One of three films in Section 5 of the Boston International Film Festival. **The theater is small, so get your tickets early. Click here to buy tickets.

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