<p>WHEREAS: Green Cambridge and School Committee Student Representative Naseem Anjaria created a <a href="https://docs.google.com/document/d/1epBMHKprqtHN4gRlEV25vi7ZVAO66y4_C6SwuaDLys8/edit">proposal</a> for a garden on the sloped roof of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: The plan includes concrete information on the positive impact it will bring on the climate to reduce Cambridge’s CO2 levels; and  </p> <p>WHEREAS: The proposal will provide sustainable food that will be sent to community food pantries to serve unhoused people and those who would benefit from free food; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: The garden will create community service opportunities for students who would want to help plant the garden and perform upkeep on it; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: The creation of a garden will contribute towards Objective 2: Provide Accessible College and Career Pathways and Object 4: Build Welcoming & Supportive Schools & Districts by serving as an opportunity to increase college & career exploration and be used by other classrooms and organizations to foster community; and </p> <p>WHEREAS: This will allow educational experience for high school students, to help achieve equitable learning opportunities for those that would benefit from this out-of-classroom learning environment; now therefore be it</p> <p>RESOLVED: This order be referred to the Building & Grounds Subcommittee of the School Committee for further discussions of this proposal with the administration and community partners; and be it further</p> <p>RESOLVED: That the Superintendent provides an update by the end of January on how the Cambridge Public School District (CPSD) might be able to collaborate with Green Cambridge to create a garden on the slope roof of CRLS; and be it further</p> <p>RESOLVED: That the Superintendent provides an update by the end of January on whether CPSD might be able to provide funding to support the creation of the garden.</p>

School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
12/05/2023 Adopted

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