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.

Guest Column: Fulfilling the Dream of the Algebra Project in Cambridge

(Source: cambridge.wickedlocal.com) By Patty Nolan Cambridge is the birthplace of the Algebra Project, which identified algebra for eighth-graders as a civil rights issue 30 years ago. I strongly support that goal and have championed efforts to achieve that goal in our district. For years, only a few of our eighth-graders passed the algebra test. Despite …

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Vote for equity, vote Yes on Question 2

Guest Column (Source: cambridge:wickedlocal.com) By Patricia Nolan and Jan Devereux The ballot initiative to potentially increase the number of charter schools in Massachusetts is generating passionate debate. Examining deeply what is best for all students and valuing equity and outcomes, we will be voting “Yes.” The first thing all voters must know is that Massachusetts …

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Nolan has earned a No. 1 vote for Cambridge School Committee

LETTER October 24, 2015 (Source: cambridge.wickedlocal.com) To the editor: As a student School Committee member over 10 years ago, I had the pleasure of serving with Patty Nolan. She was always thoughtful and eager to collaborate on crucial issues, while also relying on my input for the student’s perspective — keeping that at the forefront …

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