Regional Impact Study + Relief Measures
On March 15th, we published the BID’s Impact Study, an assessment of the damage done to-date to our small business, arts, and non-profit community by COVID-19. In the week since, we joined forces with partners in East Cambridge and Union Square, Somerville to compile a second regional version with shared Recommended Relief Measures.
In addition to our three organizations, over 50 business associations, elected officials, and Chambers of Commerce from neighboring municipalities have signed in support of the proposed relief measures, to help elevate them to higher levels of government. Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui, many of our City Councillors, and our…more
District Impact Survey
As you are well aware, the effects of COVID-19 are wreaking havoc on our local economy. Our small businesses owners, arts organizations, and non-profit directors are being asked to make public safety judgement calls, putting themselves, their staff, and future at risk.
In the last 48 hours, we have quantified, as best we can, the damage to-date and anticipated for Central Square. Of the over 100 constituents the BID represents, 51 responded to our survey.more
We're talking Central Square online and we need your help!
We are teaming up with our friends at CCTV to offer regularly scheduled, free, public programming, enjoyable from the comforts of your own home. Right now, we are looking for people of all ages to share their expertise and talent in 30 - 60 min. slots from their own home/place of business. It can be as playful (kids are welcome to participate) or professional as you want.more