ADDRESSING WAGE THEFT IN SOMERVILLE
How can we continue to combat this persistent problem? (Somerville Wire) – The problem of wage theft in Somerville has persisted long enough that in late 2019, the City Council passed a new Wage Theft Ordinance. This law also created a Wage Theft Advisory Board, a group that has given workers hope but that could […]
INVESTIGATING THE INTERSTATE: IN THE SHADOW OF THE HIGHWAY
How immigrants and working-class people have been impacted by I-93, across the years The Somerville Wire recently received a Kozik Environmental Justice Reporting Grant, through the National Press Foundation and the National Press Club Journalism Institute. This article is the fourth in a series about how roadways like I-93 and others in East Somerville have […]
ASIAN AMERICANS REFLECT ON RACISM, DISCRIMINATION
A newly formed group aims to identify what it means to be Asian in Somerville.
NIBBLE KITCHEN NAVIGATES PANDEMIC PATH
The immigrant run eatery continues to honor culinary-cultural exchange and global fare.
SOMERVILLE WORKER CENTER COMBATS INJUSTICES
The new organization has been defending worker rights and advancing education.