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Feb 2, 2016 Peace Be Unto You, Dear Public at large, especially Cambridge,MA. I have made available a draft documentation of an item that I would like to eventually become in addition to legislative law here in Cambridge,MA, in hopes of solicitation community input. If you like what you read then I advise you submit comment on how this document can be improved. Also if you feel that it is worth you can... more
Feb 1, 2016 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, HELLO EVERYBODY, I’M HASSON RASHID, I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT TODAY RELATES TO “POLICY ORDER AND RESOLUTION LIST ITEM #2.” PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STEWART B. McKINNEY-VENTO HOMELESS ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1987, THE REGIONAL OFFICES OF THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE AGENCY (GSA), AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD), FAILED IN THE TASK OF MAKING... more
Jan 14, 2016 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, HELLO EVERYBODY, I’M HASSON RASHID, AND I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT TODAY, IS ABOUT CITY MANAGER’S AGENDA (CMA) ITEM#3,9, AND CHARTER RIGHTS (CR) ITEM# 3. I HAVE WENT ON RECORD SEVERAL TIMES HERE IN THE PAST, AT CAMBRIDGE CITY HALL, DURING PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD, STATING THAT “ALL THAT IS DONE BY OUR MUNICIPAL POLICY MAKERS TO END HOMELESSNESS, IS... more
Jan 11, 2016 In 2015, America had the lowest number of executions in 25 years. Of the 28 people executed, 68% suffered from severe mental disabilities or experienced extreme childhood trauma and abuse according to a new report released by Harvard Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice. A significant number of the executed individuals had multiple mental impairments. Two... more
Dec 25, 2015 Article #1.(Planners resist early action housing plan, post long-missing study showing C2 flaw), By Marc Levy on Wedsnesday 23, 2015. Peace Be Unto You, According to federal, state, and local plans to end homelessness and the necessity and urgency to do so, any plans to provide poverty housing, should be applied immediately. Adding a strategic poverty housing element to master planning is of... more
Dec 22, 2015 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, December 21, 2015 HELLO EVERYBODY, I’M HASSON RASHID, I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT IS ON POLICY ORDER#11; COMMITTEE REPORT#1,3;CITY MANAGERS AGENDA, 14, 15,16,17,18,22, AND ANY OTHER AGENDA ITEMS THAT RELATE TO HOMELESSNESS: EARLIER IN THE SUMMER OF 2015, I ATTENDED A... more
Dec 10, 2015 Before I began my public comment, I brought it to the attention of everyone present, that a reference in the "Short Agenda" misspelled the word Muslim, it read Muslin, which has noting to do with Muslim. DECEMBER 7, 2015 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, HELLO EVERYBODY, I’M HASSON RASHID, RESIDING AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT RELATES TO CITY MANAGER'S AGENDA ITEMS 7.8, and 10; AWAITING REPORT... more
Dec 3, 2015 The Nov. 30 editorial “A tax gift to the rich” rightly called for fairer federal housing investment. Our nation provides generous benefits to the wealthiest homeowners while providing inadequate rental housing assistance to low-income families who need help the most. Families earning more than $200,000 a year receive on average four times the federal housing benefits received by families who earn... more
Dec 2, 2015 PEACE BE UNTO TO YOU, DECEMBER 1, 2015 I’M HASSON RASHID, AND I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, MY PUBLIC COMMENT IS AS FOLLWS: THE REVISED VOLPE UP-ZONING PETITION FOR THE PUD-KS AREA, OR ANY OTHER AREA IN THE KENDALL SQUARE DISTRICT OF THE CITY, IS NOT PART AND PARCEL OF ANY INSTRUMENTATION, FOR THE... more
Nov 24, 2015 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, HELLO EVERYBODY,I’M HASSON RASHID, I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT IS ON COMMITTEE REPORT #4, AND ANY OTHER AGENDA ITEMS THAT RELATES TO HOMELESSNESS. ON OCTOBER 20TH.,2015, I SENT A PROPOSAL VIA, E-MAIL TO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, AND TO THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE. THE PROPOSAL WAS A REQUEST AND ENCOURAGEMENT, FOR THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT TO PRODUCE AN... more
Nov 12, 2015 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, HELLO EVERYBODY, I’M HASSON RASHID, I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT IS ON “WAITING REPORT LIST” ITEM 14-147. IN REGARDS TO STREAMING THE CITY’S PROCESS AND TECHNOLOGY, FOR APPLYING TO MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC RECORDS LAW REQUEST. RECENTLY THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS GETS 67 OR D+ IN THE STATE INTEGRITY INVESTIGATION, CONDUCTED BY “THE CENTER FOR... more
Nov 9, 2015 Peace Be Unto You, On Thursday November 12, the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic relations (CAIR-MA) will Join a coalition of Muslim advocacy groups at the first annual "Muslim Day on the Hill" at Massachusetts State House, in Boston, Mass. The event will provide Muslims voters with an opportunity to meet their state legislators and advocate for legislation of importance... more
Nov 9, 2015 Peace Be Unto You, On Thursday November 12, the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic relations (CAIR-MA) will Join a coalition of Muslim advocacy groups at the first annual "Muslim Day on the Hill" at Massachusetts State House, in Boston, Mass. The event will provide Muslims voters with an opportunity to meet their state legislators and advocate for legislation of importance... more
Nov 9, 2015 A petition requesting an amendment of downtown zoning to allow a medical marijuana dispensary at 1001 Massachusetts Avenue will be presented at tonight’s regular City Council meeting, according to a message circulated by Councilor Craig Kelley this morning. The proposed location is roughly midway between Central Square and Harvard Square. The petition says that Milford Medicinals, Inc., already... more
Nov 8, 2015 Initial analyses of the recent City Council election tended to reflect the confidence of the incumbents, and the history of incumbents losing elections in Cambridge is quite thin. In the last decade or so, the names of Ken Reeves, Katherine Triantafillou, and Minka van Beuzukom come to mind. Like Congressional races, incumbents are usually re-elected more than 95% of the time. Most... more
Nov 5, 2015 This is a reminder that the event is next Tuesday, November 10th. Registration begins at 9:00am and the speaking portion kicks-off at 9:30am. For more information on Housing Day, including priorities and an agenda, please visit the event page: https://www.chapa.org/event/HousingDay2015. Your also invited to participate in a webinar this Friday, November 6th, from 11:00am-12:00pm. During the... more
Nov 4, 2015 Preliminary Cambridge election results for the City Council and the School Committee were announced late last night following a vote count (photo, above) in the Citywide Senior Center at 806 Massachusetts Avenue. CCTV’s “Cambridge InsideOut” co-hosts Robert Winters and Susana Segat provided live coverage. According to this count, all the incumbents in the City Council contest were re-elected... more
Nov 3, 2015 Peace Be Unto You, My Public Comment at Cambridge, MA City Hall Meeting (11/2/2015). Peace Be Unto You, Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my Public Comment is on “Communication” Agenda Item # 4; “Charter Right” Item # 2, and “Awaiting Report” Item #s 15-84. Since Cambridge, MA is in the process of developing or recalibrating a “Ten Year Plan to End... more
Nov 1, 2015 Original Post : https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/354291 ) The election campaign in Cambridge continues "up to the wire" of Tuesday November 3. Here is a list of the City Council candidate forums and sponsoring organizations : October 6 Ward 6 Democratic Committee ..... October 7 East Cambridge Planning Team Part 1; Part 2 on October 13 ..... October 14 Green Cambridge ........ more
Oct 31, 2015 As November 3 approaches, the Cambridge election cycle will wind up for the year – although there are still two or three more days for last-minute surprises. Local politics continues in the shadow of national events, and in particular the Republican primary. The shame of four months of Donald Trump as front runner has diminished the prestige of the Presidency, while adding to the sharp level... more
Oct 30, 2015 This was a private event for candidates to discuss issues of race. Cambridge Community Television recorded this event on on October 18, 2015. more

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