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Jul 22, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, The Massachusetts Appeals Court upheld a 2015 Land Court decision on Wednesday allowing developer Leggat McCall Properties to redevelop East Cambridge’s former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse at 40 Thorndike St. into a mixed-use development: 20 stories of office with a side serving of 24 units of housing. In concerning the sale of the former Edward Sullivan... more
Jul 20, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Dear Cambridge Citizens and Residents,etc.,please support the "Participatory Budgeting" Project Idea that you will find below by pushing the support for button that you will find at https://pbcambridgefy19.herokuapp.com/place/510720, My project idea is concerning improving the upkeep of the Cambridge African American Heritage Trail, and its historical sites, etc.,... more
Jul 18, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Dear Citizens and residents of Cambridge, It is that time of the year again when the Community Preservation Act (CPA)Committee open up for projects funding proposals in three categories, "Affordable Housing, Historic Preservation, and Open Space." This year, and not like the years before, I'm submitting a project proposal in the Historic Preservation category.... more
Jun 26, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You: Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid and I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My public comment today relates to Calendar I#1 and #3, and any other agenda item that directly or indirectly relates to homelessness. I think the city’s declared and proposed intention to purchase eight acre at the Episcopal Divinity School Institution (EDSI), this I feel is a waste of... more
Jun 19, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You: Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid and I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My public comment today relates to CMAI#4, CALI#2, and any other agenda item that directly or indirectly relates to Homelessness. As it stands now federal “Home Funds” are still designed and designated, for uses that include construction of below market rate homeless housing from the ground... more
Jun 12, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My Public Comment today concerns CMA I#2, and Charter Rights I#3. Today I’m continuously concern about the city’s intention for the current future of public private partnerships, on delivering the Foundry Building (FB) as operational, at the expenses of excluding the homeless from this mix or... more
Jun 4, 2017 PROPOSAL MODEL STATEMENT TO CREATE A NEW PILOT CURRICULUM PROGRAM IN THE CAMBRIDGE MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL DISTRICT (and Statewide), THAT LINKS HOMELESSNESS TO POVERTY, AND A RELATING ADVISORY TASK FORCE: PROPOSED BENEFITS OF A PILOT CURRICULUM THAT LINKS HOMELESSNESS TO POVERTY: Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Historically, the experiences of homelessness in the United States (US) of America (USA),... more
May 22, 2017 This episode of Bay State Forum focuses on what Massachusetts should do now about health care in the face of so much uncertainty. Obamacare was modeled after RomneyCare, which was adopted by Massachusetts in 2006 to move toward universal healthcare for all. What happens if there is no longer a federal requirement that all people have to buy insurance? Or if people with pre-existing conditions... more
May 16, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My Public Comment is on CMAI#s 678910; ARL#s 16-101,17-4,17-27-28, 17-35, and all other agenda items that relate to Homelessness. I hope the City Manager’s (CM) diversity requirements in the future will be reflecting the presents of some of the city’s finest members of the homeless sector and... more
Apr 29, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, I’m Hasson Rashid and I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue. Last year I made a similar presentation concerning the City Manager’s (CM) Fiscal Year 2017 Budget entitled “Locking Out and Exclusionary of Cambridge, MA Homelessness Sector and Mosaic.” I feel that nothing has changed in this new budget as far as enriching and improving the lives, and shaping the future... more
Apr 29, 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
Apr 28, 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
Apr 28, 2017 In the 23rd episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia coordinator Frank Morris Lopez is joined by representatives from three Cambridge movements who are organizing and fighting in the wake of a Donald Trump presidency. Peter Ciurczak of CAST - Cambridge Area Stronger Together, Lisa Blout of the Wall of Women, and Bill McAvinney of the Cambridge Democrats and the Sister District Project are... more
Mar 25, 2017 Photos: 1) CHS President Tod Beaty 2) Speakers Ed Childs (left), Shaun Nichols (right) 3) Novartis 2012 construction on Massachusetts Avenue “How does it feel to be a member of one of the most revolutionary historical societies in the United States?” The tongue-in-cheek question, posed by Executive Director Marieka Van Damme at the Cambridge Historical Society’s annual meeting on March 22,... more
Mar 9, 2017 Following up on a half-day, mini-conference hosted by Cambridge Community Television on "The Media and the Election" in October, moderator Barbara Anthony (former Massachusetts Undersecretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation) is reunited with several panelists to continue the discussion, post-election, on the media's role in Election 2016. Rachel Gans-Boriskin (Politics in Pink), Chris... more
Mar 7, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You All, 3/6/2017: I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my public comment is on the following agenda items CMA # 2; CAL#4; PORL#2,6;CR# 1;ARL#,17-4,. In looking at and analyzing the language of CMA# 2, as it refers to a dedication to preservation of affordable housing, and improving access to it, I’m trouble by the credibility of this agenda item... more
Feb 28, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You All, 2/27/2017 I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my public comment is on the following agenda items CMA I# 5; AWL I# 16-74; UB I# 9; AP I# 3; PORL I# 17,20; COF I#1; On today's agenda there are noticeable references to several zoning policy related items. I go on record in... more
Feb 16, 2017 Photos From Todays Event Website: volpemit.edu E-mail: volpemit@mit.edu Sarah Eusden Gallop seg@mit.edu Today (2/16/17) the Massachusetts Institute of Technology held two identical community meetings to discuss the redevelopment of the Volpe site. The first at 12 noon at MIT, and the second at 5:30 PM at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel in Kendal Square. -I would like it to be known today,... more
Feb 14, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. My Public Comment is relates to CMA Agenda Item # 5,6,7, 8; and CRT # 2, any other agenda items that relate to homelessness and poverty. I would like my public comment today to be added as an amendment to my proposal and petition, officially submitted previously, to create and... more
Jan 31, 2017 Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello Everybody, I’m Hassan Rashid of 820 Massachusetts Avenue. My public comment today is on CMA I #8, and any other agenda item directly and indirectly related to Homelessness. I do not believe that this Needs Assessment conducted by TDC, and any of the others within the past years, ensure a thorough assessment of local community needs. When it comes to... more
Jan 28, 2017 Hasson Rashid's Public Comment at the Finance Committee Committee Meeting 1/25/2017 5:30 PM Sullivan Chamber, Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139 is as Follows:http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID... Peace and Sanity Be unto You, hello everybody, I'm Hasson Rashid, I would like to see the city's policy makers put money into... more

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