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

Upcoming Events

Wednesdays July 17, 24, 31, and August 7 Walking Series

Our popular summer walking series returns this July and August! Walks last 45–60 minutes.

Thursday, August 8 The Inaugural Walking Tour of Mapping Feminist Cambridge and Reception

6pm   Meet at the intersection of Plymouth and Windsor Streets – Jutta Elsa Georgi Callinan Square
There will be a reception immediately following the tour at Outpost 186.
Join us for this exciting new walking tour highlighting the rich feminist history along Hamsphire Street from the 1970s to 1990s and learn about the lasting imprint of feminist organizations in Inman Square. Can’t join us for this one? Taking a self-guided tour is easy, simply download the self-guided booklet here or check back to find additional dates for guided tours.

Thursday, September 26 Women and Words! Transition House

7pm   City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, 2nd floor conference room
Join us to hear Ann Fleck-Henderson discuss her book, Transition House, 1976–2017, The Movement and the Mainstream, the story of Cambridge’s domestic violence shelter from its beginnings as a feminist collective to a formally structured social service nonprofit organization.

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