Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2018 #172
ORDER ADOPTED
Jun 25, 2018 5:30 PM

That the City Manager is requested to direct the Deputy City Manager for the Department of Human Service Programs and the Director of the Office of Workforce Development to establish and implement a dynamic new initiative that will seek to place Port residents (ages 18 and over) on paths to jobs with family-sustaining wages.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, DSSponsors:Councillor E. Denise Simmons
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

The City Council recently passed a policy order asking that the Cambridge Police Department develop an aggressive new strategy aimed at addressing and reducing the amount of gun violence that has been taking place in the Port neighborhood; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

As part of the City’s efforts to make the Port safer, greater police presence is unquestionably required – but what is also needed is a greater sense of investment in the people who live here, and a more robust strategy designed to provide Port residents with opportunities to better their stations in life; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the Deputy City Manager for the Department of Human Service Programs and the Director of the Office of Workforce Development to establish and implement a dynamic new initiative that will seek to place Port residents (ages 18 and over) on paths to jobs with family-sustaining wages, and to report back to the City Council on this effort in a timely manner.

 

Meeting History

Jun 25, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED