Author: Kim Houston

Elaine DeRosa Retires

JESSICA RINALDI FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE

“Elaine DeRosa’scq college internship at the Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committeecq turned into her life’s work. DeRosa grew up hearing about the hardships her Italian immigrant grandparents endured as they sewed clothes, shoveled coal, and dug roads to get by in their new home of New Britain, Conn. During college, she protested the Vietnam War. A career in community organizing was a natural fit. In March, after more than four decades at the Cambridge anti-poverty agency, three of them running the place, DeRosa, 66, retired. She spoke with Globe reporter Katie Johnston about how she got where she is and what she plans to do now.” Learn More

 

Affordable Housing Week of Action

Interested in learning more about affordable and fair housing resources in Cambridge? Attend panel discussion about fair housing topics, meet representatives from organizations and non-profits throughout Cambridge, gather for a rally, and more. Visit – cambridgema.gov/HousingWeek

BEWARE OF IRS PHONE CALL SCAMS

The IRS continues to warn consumers to guard against scam phone calls from thieves intent on stealing their money or their identity. Criminals pose as the IRS to trick victims out of their money or personal information. Here are several tips to help you avoid being a victim of these scams. Learn More

Link: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-urges-public-to-stay-alert-for-scam-phone-calls