Cambridge Residents Alliance Endorses Patty

In endorsing Patty, the CRA stated that their endorsed candidates “…all seek bold change through policies and programs that create and preserve affordable housing, protect tenants from displacement in an unforgiving housing market, increase democratic participation in elections including campaign finance reform, improve equity and justice, and ensure Cambridge is preparing for climate change. Endorsed …

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Patty Makes Her Case on CCTV

Check out Patty’s video on CCTV and then share your thoughts here. If you want more depth on her thinking, check out the priorities web page on this site. After 14 years on School Committee, she’s bringing to the Council her ability to ask the right questions, willingness to be held accountable by remembering plans …

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Jan Devereux Endorses Patty Nolan for City Council

Patty is especially thrilled that Jan Devereux – neighbor, role model, engaged and passionate advocate, and extraordinarily dedicated City Councillor – spoke at her kickoff, and wholeheartedly supports her candidacy for the Council. Watch Jan speak on this video: …or, for a quick summary, here are a few snippets from Jan’s remarks: “I couldn’t be …

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Mass Sierra Club endorses Patty

I’m super-excited to be endorsed by the Mass Sierra Club! My lifelong passion for sustainability and leadership on environmental issues have guided me on School Committee, and are central to my identity. If elected to City Council I will continue this work. “The Massachusetts Sierra Club is proud to endorse Patty Nolan for Cambridge City …

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Affordable Housing Overlay: Not Ready for Prime Time

This opinion piece by Patty was published in the Cambridge Chronicle August 2019.   Cambridge is proposing a citywide zoning change with potentially wide-reaching consequences. Good governance and management best practice require studying and reviewing policy ideas prior to decision-making. An exemplar process for devising solutions: brainstorm a list of 20 or more ways to tackle …

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First Organizational Endorsement: From the MWPC!

Patty’s is thrilled that the first organizational endorsement of her as a Council candidate comes from the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus.  The MWPC is especially symbolic, since Patty’s been involved with women in politics since her college days.  Her first campaign volunteer effort was working on her mother’s campaign for local office, and in college …

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Patty for City Council!

I’m running for City Council in 2019! Although I’m serious about the issues, I had a little fun with my announcement video… https://youtu.be/ADrGQ5gngRM

Pictures of Patty in Action

Here are a few pics from Patty’s 14 years of service to the City and its citizens.