Politics & Government Gallery

Nov 11, 2019
Cass Sunstein, a professor at Harvard Law School and one of the nation's top administrative legal scholars, spoke about the constitutional history of impeachment at a Harvard Coop lecture last Thursday. The free event was held on the third floor of the bookstore's Harvard Square location and was organized in promotion of Sunstein's recent book Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide. A former...
Aug 1, 2019
This piece delves into various viewpoints on the Affordable Housing Overlay -- a zoning proposal aimed to increase opportunities for affordable housing developments in the city. Perspectives on the Affordable Housing Overlay from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo.
Apr 23, 2019
Hasson Rashid 's Cambridge City Hall Public Comment for 4/22/19 is as follows: Peace Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My public comment today is in concern of City Manager's Agenda item (CMA#1) 1 and CMA# I2-9, and any other agenda item (s) that relate directly and indirectly to homelessness. The City of Cambridge has earned the...
Cambridge City Council
Oct 17, 2019
Cambridge City Council is currently working to pass an ordinance that would establish Cambridge as a Welcoming Community. If adopted, this ordinance would strengthen the city’s current Sanctuary City status and restrict its involvement in federal immigration enforcement. The Cambridge Welcoming Community Ordinance, first introduced in a May 6 general city council meeting by Councillor Dennis...
Jul 23, 2019
A discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about the response to President Trump's racist "send them back" tweets about four congresswomen of color. 7-22-2019
Apr 4, 2019
The Cambridge City Council’s Transit Advisory Committee met on Wednesday, April 3rd. Below are the four biggest takeaways from the meeting. The committee began the meeting with a presentation by MBTA staff providing an update on the transit signal priority pilot project. The project’s aim is to provide a more reliable bus system by using signal technology to reduce dwell times for vehicles...
Sep 30, 2019
From 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, October 4, join three experts in a in lively discussion of civics and democracy and the three branches of American government. The panel includes former US Congressional Representative from Massachusetts, Michael Capuano; lawyer, educator, and former Carter White House Deputy Counsel Margaret McKenna; and former US Supreme Court Fellow and Clark University...
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Jun 11, 2019
My public comment at Cambridge City Hall on June 10,2019 is as follows ( http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video...
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Apr 2, 2019
Hasson Rashid Gives Testimony at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Joint Committee on Ways and Means Annual Public Hearing on the State's FY 2020 Budget, on behalf of "The Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless" legislative advocacy for a #BudgetToEndHomelessness. is as Follows: Peace Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside in Cambridge, MA, by formal education, I’m a...
Sep 24, 2019
Stories from the Archives: The History of Voting In Cambridge for African Americans and Women from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo. In the premiere episode of Stories from the Archives, CPL archivist Alyssa Pacy discusses the history of voting for African Americans and Women in Cambridge. Hosted and written by Alyssa Pacy, Archivist at the Cambridge Public Library Produced by...
Jun 5, 2019
Reverend Irene Monroe discusses the 50 year anniversary of the Stonewall riot that kicked off the modern LGBT movement and provides context for LGBT life in New York City and Boston in the 70s and 80s. 6-3-2019
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Apr 1, 2019
Hasson Rashid's Cambridge City Hall Public Comment (http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID=2352&Format=Agenda) Monday April 1, 2019 is as follows: Peace Be Unto to You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my Public Comment is concerning City Manager’s Agenda Item # 17; Calendar/Charter Rights Item #1, and Policy...
Sep 19, 2019
For each municipal election, CCTV offers candidates for the local office the opportunity to record brief personal statements. Here are the 2019 candidate statements.
Apr 30, 2019
In the wake of the terrorist act at a synagogue in California, a discussion about the rise of terrorism by white supremacy in the age of Trump. 4-29-2019
Mar 25, 2019
Hasson Rashid's 3/25/19 Public Comment( http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video...
Sep 11, 2019
The following presentation I gave at Monday evening City Hall general meeting and public hearing, concerning the sale of the Sullivan Court House and public garage: Peace Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My Public comment ( http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video...
Apr 29, 2019
My April 29, Cambridge City Hall Public Comment( http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID=2355&Format=Agenda) is as follows: Peace Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my public comment is concerning Committee Report# 3; CMA#1, and Unfinished Business#8-15, and any other agenda items that relate directly or...
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Mar 19, 2019
HASSON RASHID'S CAMBRIDGE CITY HALL PUBLIC COMMENT (http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video...
Sep 5, 2019
A news package about the scandal surrounding Governor Rossello of Puertro Rico and the hurtful texts between him and his colleagues about his own people. Produced by India Cordero for SMI 2019 Renuncia from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo.
Apr 29, 2019
Community media centers across the country are facing an existential threat. In addition to a continual decrease of cable subscriptions, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering rule changes that could severely diminish funding that community stations rely on to operate. If these changes go through, local stations like Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) will be at serious...
Feb 11, 2019
Hasson Rashid's Cambridge City Hall City/Council Meeting (http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID=2346&Format=Agenda) Public Comment for 2/11/19 is as follows: Peace Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my public comment today is in reference to Policy Order and Resolution List # 6,7,10; Communications and...

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