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Jul 23, 2018
Peace Be Unto You, What happen to the 2017 Winning Participatory Budgeted Funded Project for $50,000 (# 2 Critical Resource Kits for the Homeless)? My reason for asking this question is entangled with the logic or purpose behind the donation drive, that is being initiated by The Multi-Disciplinary Outreach Team (MDOT). Some of the items mention, stated, or needed are the same as the PB...
May 24, 2018
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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...
Jul 20, 2018
Peace Be Unto You; Just this past week two articles appeared in the "Cambridge Day" online local news outlet. "With data showing racial divide in housing, issue of discrimination due for examination." By Sue Reinert," it appeared online on Sunday, July 15, 2018. The second article was "Cambridge settles with organizers of protest; new policy waives some fees for public safety," By Marc Levy...
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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&Inline=True ) Item. I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, My Public Comment relates to CMA# 2,6; Unfinished...
Apr 10, 2018
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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...
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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...
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...
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
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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...
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Mar 27, 2018
MY CONTRIBUTION TO CAMBRIDGE'S CITY HALL PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ( http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video...
Jun 22, 2018
Cambridge City Councillors Alanna Mallon and Sumbul Siddiqui host a very special guest – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley – to talk about the Financial Services Committee, and bringing the community together on the issue of affordable and public housing. Recorded at Cambridge Community Television. Cambridge City Councillors Alanna Mallon and Sumbul Siddiqui fill us in on all things Cambridge...
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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...
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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...
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Jun 5, 2018
The Text of My Public Comment ( http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video...
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...
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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/...
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...
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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...
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...

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