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Jul 5, 2018 Host Barbara Anthony discusses the City of Cambridge Vision Zero plan, protected bicycle lanes, and the impact on small businesses with guests City Manager Louis DePasquale, Joseph Barr, head of Traffic and Parking, Executive Director of the Harvard Square Business Association Denise Jillson, and Rob Skenderian, owner of Skenderian's Apothecary. Recorded at Cambridge Community Television, June 27... more
Jun 26, 2018 A discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about the President's intention to allow gun manufacturers to sell directly to foreign governments, bypassing Congress. Also, other policy orders that may be sliding under the radar, amid the distractions of this administration. 6-25-2018 more
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Jun 5, 2018 The Text of My Public Comment ( http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID...) is as Follows: “Peace Be Unto You,” Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My public comment is about PORL#3, and any other agenda item that relates directly or indirectly to homelessness. PO/RL Item #3’s Resolution is nearly a declaration of faith... more
May 25, 2018 Peace Be Unto You, On Thursday at 6pm, May 24, 2018 a Public Meeting was held in the Sullivan Chamber at Cambridge City Hall to Discuss Demolition of Vail Court. At the meeting the city was to provide project updates, introduce the contractor selected for abatement, demolition and site work activities that are planned, and to share available details regarding the abatement and demolition process... more
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May 24, 2018 Peace Be Unto You, Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, My Public Comment relates to CMA# 2,6, Unfinished Business #1-4; and CR# 1,3., and any other agenda (http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=14&ID=1928&Inlin... ) Item. I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, My Public Comment relates to CMA# 2,6; Unfinished... more
May 7, 2018 Peace Be Unto To You, Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my public comment is on Committee Report#1(http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID...) and any other agenda item that directly relates to homelessness and neighborhood based resiliency. To begin with there is nothing firmly based concerning neighborhood homelessness... more
May 1, 2018 Peace Be Upon You, I'm Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. This budget and all future budgets here in Cambridge,MA should have and hold, a significant impact on preventing, ending, and eradicating homelessness. More financial resources should be dedicated to a local homeless policy. A real set aside for a permanent homeless housing program, should be added to this budget, and... more
May 1, 2018 Peace be Upon You, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My pubic comment is about CMA#8,9.12, and CRs#1(http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID...). I find in researching into the state of homelessness and poverty housing, development and construction for various reasons are constantly being overlooked or circumvented, for what I’m... more
Apr 27, 2018 Join Jay Stanley in a discussion on The Public Internet Option, an ACLU report detailing how local governments can provide network neutrality, privacy, and access for all. Jay is a senior policy analyst at the ACLU and the principal author of the Public Internet Option report, which details how public-owned networks can help protect crucial freedoms while ensuring affordable, reliable service.... more
Apr 24, 2018 Hasson Rashid's Public comment Submission for 4/23/2018 at Cambridge City Hall is as Follows: Peace Be Unto You, Hello, I’m Hasson Rashid, and I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My Public Comment today concerns CMA I#12; CRs#3, and PO# 6,12. In the previous municipal administration there existed definite evidence and confirmations, that discrimination existed in the selection and appointment... more
Apr 16, 2018 "Our Homes, Our Voices" National Housing Week of Action, May 1-8, 2018! Our Homes, Our Voices, National Housing Week of Action! Posted on: 29 March 2018 By: HRASHID "Our Homes, Our Voices" National Housing Week of Action, May 1-8 Our Homes, Our Voices Building the Movement learned how their organizations and communities can take action May 1-8 as part of the “Our Homes, Our Voices” National... more
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Mar 29, 2018 "Our Homes, Our Voices" National Housing Week of Action, May 1-8 Our Homes, Our Voices Building the Movement learned how their organizations and communities can take action May 1-8 as part of the “Our Homes, Our Voices” National Housing Week of Action. Advocates viewed a video recap of highlights from the 2017 Our Homes, Our Voices campaign, which included more than 60 events in communities... more
Mar 27, 2018 MY CONTRIBUTION TO CAMBRIDGE'S CITY HALL PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ( http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID...) FOR 3/26/18 IS AS FOLLOWS: Peace Progress, and Prosperity Be Unto You Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue here in Cambridge, MA. My public comment is on Policy Orders # 2,3.6. 1.For sometime now I have been on... more
Mar 14, 2018 Peace Be Unto You, Dear Cambridge, MA, etc., I would like to share with you my official response to an article published recently in the Harvard Crimson.The article will follow my response: This article or the author(s) of this article recognize that their coverage of Affordable Housing (AH) in Cambridge, is just a small percentage wise, of news on the post modern dilemma of the AH continuum,... more
Mar 8, 2018 Peace Be Unto You, At last Monday's City Council meeting non of the speakers reflected on low income subsidized renters, and their connection to the Right of First Refusal. They or city council members had small landlords/developers anxieties.The council went along with these anxieties and voted against The Right of First Refusal, thereby trashing any concerns of our most vulnerable citizens/... more
Dec 31, 2017 "Constitutional crisis" and "immigration crisis." These are terms we hear a lot in the news these days. But what exactly do they mean? NeighborMedia journalist Kristina Kehrer sets out to learn the meaning of these terms from a couple of Cambridge lawyers. She interviews Ian Samuel, a lecturer at Harvard Law School, about what a true "constitutional crisis" is; and then speaks with Rachel... more
Dec 31, 2017 In the 25th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host Joe Lynch of Somerville Community Access Television (creator, producer and host of the Greater Somerville talk show, news anchor of Somerville Neighborhood News) moderates a lively panel of Boston-area journalism experts, who discuss President Donald Trump's relationship with the media in his first 100 days in office. Guests are Rachel Gans-... more
Dec 31, 2017 Immigrant rights, refugee rights, civil liberties, racial justice, freedom of religion -- these are all areas that have come to the forefront of our nation's attention with Donald Trump as president, and these are all areas that many Cambridge residents care deeply about. In the 24th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host Frank Morris Lopez interviews guests from organizations working across the... more

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