Jun 11, 2019
“For me, it’s really important to think about improving public trust in government institutions and how we get there, Siddiqui said.
Jun 4, 2019
After the city was told last year it could not apply for a grant to clean up contamination at the privately owned Jerry’s Pond, officials are considering other ways to try to revitalize the surrounding area.
May 6, 2019
City councillor Sumbul Siddiqui, who has been focused on the problem of unused retail space in her Economic Development Committee, called pop-ups “a unique way to keep a vacant storefront active, even if in the short term,” especially as some vacancies stretch into the years – sometimes because owners get tax write-offs that eliminate their incentive to find a long-term lease.
Nov 26, 2018
The city launches its Cambridge Digs Deep sessions Wednesday, a program initiated by Mayor Marc McGovern and city councillor Sumbul Siddiqui to spur a citywide conversation about race, diversity and equity.
Oct 28, 2018
Since my term as a Cambridge city councilor began in January 2018, housing has been the number one concern for members of our community.
Jul 26, 2018
A study of Cambridge’s vacant storefronts, sometimes empty for months or years at a time even in the most prominent areas, includes calls for “open channels of communication” with property owners but no answer for an all too common problem: When the owners won’t communicate.
May 12, 2017
Sumbul Siddiqui, a native of Cambridge, human services commissioner and public interest attorney, is pleased to announce her candidacy for City Council.
May 16, 2017
Siddiqui is currently an attorney at Northeast Legal Aid, a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal services to low-income and elderly people in northeastern Massachusetts. Siddiqui leads a practice helping low-income entrepreneurs with their small business needs.
Aug 29, 2016
"These individuals are at a spot in their life where they're working really hard, they want to go out and start a business, they just need the resources," said Sumbul Siddiqui, the NLA attorney who runs the economic development practice.