Politics & Government Production Gallery

Apr 27, 2016 Looking for a Cambridge city committee or commission meeting? Tough to keep up with when they all happen? We'll tell you all about them in less than a minute! If you like this format then you can catch the rest of our 30 minute program about events and happenings around Cambridge, MA, right here: cctvcambridge.org/productions/cambridge_calendar more
Apr 12, 2016 Peace Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I'm Hasson Rashid an I reside on Massachusetts Avenue here in Cambridge. My public comment is on City Manager's Agenda's Items@3; Awaiting report List Item# 16-9, 16 - 13, and 16-39. Our city policy makers are engaging in high and mighty endeavors that should directly link homelessness and other poverty priorities, but they don't. Endeavors such as the... more
Mar 27, 2016 Looking for a Cambridge city committee or commission meeting? Tough to keep up with when they all happen? We'll tell you all about them in less than a minute! If you like this format then you can catch the rest of our 30 minute program about events and happenings around Cambridge, MA, right here: cctvcambridge.org/productions/cambridge_calendar more
Mar 21, 2016 Peace Be Unto You, Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Mass. Ave. My public Comment is on Hearing Scheduled, Unfinished Business I.#4, Communications I#2, Policy Order/Resolution List I#7-8. At my last public comment, I stated that Christopher Columbus was a man of color, well since hat time, I have uncovered information that lay claim of Columbus being born at Genoa, Italy, and... more
Mar 17, 2016 Peace Be Unto You/ 3-14-16, Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, and my public comments relates to: Unfinished Business Item#,5 City Manager’s agenda Item# 2, Policy Order and Resolution List Item#1 and 4 I congratulate the City Council on designating the second Monday of October as “ Indigenous Peoples Day in Cambridge.” My great grand mother was a full... more
Mar 10, 2016 DRAFT MODEL OF CAMBRIDGE MA “HOMELESSNESS TRUST FUND” MODEL CITY COUNCIL ORDINANCE (Providing Cambridge, MA with flexible and cost-effective resources to help Homeless citizens and residents achieve self-sufficiency and create stable homes). Cambridge Massachusetts City Council Ordinance An ordinance establishing a Cambridge, Massachusetts Homelessness Trust Fund. Whereas, homelessness is a... more
Mar 10, 2016 Legislative Action Day 2016: Advocates demand better funding for low-income families and homelessness prevention programs. Last Thursday morning March 3, around 200 advocates, providers, and homeless people gathered at the State House’s Great Hall for the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless’ Legislative Action Day 2016( http://mahomeless.org/advocacy/item/2015-2016-legislative-session-bill-p... more
Feb 29, 2016 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, I’M HASSON RASHID, MY PUBLIC COMMENT TODAY IS ON: Policy Order and Resolution List , Item # 1, Charter Rights item # 6, and Waiting Report items 16-9, Communication Item # 1,5,7,10, . 1. I offered a public comment on November 2, 2015 in regards to how nothing is being done by our municipal policy makers about Cambridge’s Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness, and how an Ordinances... more
Feb 23, 2016 DRAFT MODEL OF CAMBRIDGE MA “HOMELESSNESS TRUST FUND” MODEL CITY COUNCIL ORDINANCE (Providing Cambridge, MA with flexible and cost-effective resources to help Homeless citizens and residents achieve self-sufficiency and create stable homes). Cambridge Massachusetts City Council Ordinance An ordinance establishing a Cambridge, Massachusetts Homelessness Trust Fund. Whereas, homelessness is a... more
Feb 23, 2016 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, I’M HASSON RASHID, MY PUBLIC COMMENT TODAY IS ON: I. (COMMUNICATIONS: ITEMS 1,7) (1.). SINCE CAMBRIDGE MASSACHUSETTS DOESN’T HAVE AN AGGRESSIVE SOCIAL AGENDA THAT ADDRESSES HOMELESS POVERTY HOUSING NEEDS, THE LOCAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING GAP, AND APPROXIMATELY 9000 LOW INCOME PEOPLES ON THE CAMBRIDGE HOUSING AUTHORITY’S WAITING LIST, AND BECAUSE OF THESE TRUTHS, IM PRESENTING A... more
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 eventually to become an 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 worthy 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 (homeless) housing, should be applied immediately. Adding a strategic poverty(homeless) housing element to... 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

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