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Cambridge Forum’s 50th Anniversary

Join us for our special fundraising event! Humor For Humanity An evening with Jimmy Tingle When: Friday, October 20th 6:00 p.m – Reception 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Event Where: Barn Room, First Parish, 3 Church Street Cambridge, MA Ticket – Event only: $50 Ticket – Event+Reception: $100 :::  Here’s how to get your tickets  ::: Help […]

Exceptional America

What divides Americans from the world and from each other? Stanford Law professor Mugambi Jouet discusses his new book Exceptional America which tackles why Americans are far more divided than other Westerners over basic issues, including wealth inequality, health care, climate change, evolution, gender roles, abortion, gay rights, sex, gun control, mass incarceration, the death penalty, torture, […]

Cambridge Forum’s 50th Anniversary!

Hey everyone. We are proud to announce that this year the Cambridge Forum will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary! Here’s a quick article about us, and we trust you will be joining us for the coming season for more, thoughtful and engaging forums. http://www.massrealty.com/articles/cambridge-forum-gears-up-to-celebrate-the-big-5-0-welcomes-all-voices-to-public-radio

Take Our Summer Survey!

Happy Summer! Cambridge Forum is busy planning our 50th anniversary season, which begins in the autumn!  Use these summer days to give us valuable feedback by taking this brief survey. Thanks, Mary Stack

Watch Cambridge Forum

Here are a few video highlights from the past year now available thanks to our partners: the WGBH Forum Network and the Lowell Institute. 10.7.2015 (1:07:50) Dispatches From The Front Lines of Climate Justice 11.12.2014 (1:17:51) Putin’s War – Against the West 10.16.2014 (1:12:35) This Changes Everything – Capitalism vs Climate  4.30.2014 (1:24:36) Learning To […]

It Has Been A Privilege

After 17 years, I am stepping down as director of Cambridge Forum at the end of the summer. It has been a privilege to serve in that capacity for all this time. I had a strong belief in social justice when I arrived at the Forum, and that principle has only deepened and strengthened thanks […]

Fall 2014 Cambridge Forum Assesses the Health of Democracy

Fall 2014 forums begin on September 17 — the day the United States celebrates its 227th Constitution Day. How healthy is the democratic government established by our founders so many years ago? How healthy is the concept of democracy around the world today?  How does the founding ideal of democracy in the US compare with today’s […]

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Summer Time — Time to Refresh the Spirit

Cambridge Forum’s 2013-2014 program season has concluded. Time to reflect on what we accomplished.  Time for you to tell what you liked.  Time to think about what the Fall will bring. Take a short survey  so that you can weigh in with your own thoughts and suggestions.  In the meantime, here is the painting of […]

Remembering Herb Vetter

We are sad to announce that Herb Vetter, the founding director of Cambridge Forum, died the morning of March 7, 2014.  Herb created Cambridge Forum in 1967 when he began his service as Minister-at-Large at First Parish (Unitarian Universalist) in Cambridge.  Designed to provide a space for public discussion of touchstone social and political issues, […]


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