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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...
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Dec 22, 2016
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid of 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my public comment is about agenda items, Calendar On the Table item # 6; Policy Order Resolution # 2;, and Awaiting Report List Items # 16-47, and any other item on the agenda that pertains to homelessness. When we look at the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (CRA), we find that it is a direct...
Nov 1, 2016
For the past year and a half, everyone has been talking about the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. It’s what you’ve been talking about with your friends and family, and it’s what the media has been talking about nonstop on air, online and in print. So what kind of impact has the media had on Election 2016? At CCTV's mini-conference on The Media and the Elections, held on October 22, 2016 at the...
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...
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Dec 13, 2016
The The "Economic Development and University Relations Committee," of the Cambridge City Hall conducted a public hearing this evening to discuss recent and anticipated developments projects will conduct a public hearing to discuss recent and anticipated development projects and commercial and institutional and commercial and leasing in Harvard Square, and how such changes may affect the future...
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Oct 21, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 5:50 pm Peace and Sanity Be Unto You: The elitist are again at work hiding the truth from the public at large. The federal government is also at fault, it failed to enforce its housing mandates that included the rights of the homeless, poor, and other marginalized and disenfranchise segments of our community to be hosed at that the abandon Sullivan Court House...
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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...
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Dec 5, 2016
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, and I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my public comment is on agenda item #6 from The Calendar and any other agenda item that relates to homelessness.I remember going on record in the past here at city hall condemning the Foundry Building Initiatives, as a prescription for disaster. Was I right, look at the growing...
Sep 27, 2016
For the past year and a half, everyone has been talking about the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. It's what you've been talking about with your friends and family, and it's what the media has been talking about nonstop on air, online and in print. So what kind of impact has the media had on Election 2016? Join Cambridge Community Television for a mini-conference on "The Media and the Election"...
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Jan 24, 2017
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello Everybody, i’m Hasson Rashid of 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my public comment to day is about CMA 4; OTT. 5; POR1,6; CRT 1,2,3; and ARL 16-74, 16-99, 16-101, 102.. In all future official municipal delineation and deliberation, of the Medical Marijuana Zoning, Medical Marijuana Overlay Districts, Marijuana Dispensary, and relating arguments on Marijuana,...
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Nov 22, 2016
Hello Everybody, Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, My public comment is on CRA I# 1,6; CRT I# 3; ARI# 16-71; CRTI#7, and any other agenda item that relates to Homelessness. Cambridge's Inclusionary Zoning Lacks Provisons for the Homeless,Very and Extremely Low Income Individuals and Families! The mark was missed in “Inclusionary Housing Provisions” when all though of formulating, including,...
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Sep 26, 2016
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. My Public Comment is about CMA # 16; and CR# 1,2 and any other agenda items that relate to homelessness and poverty. Your saying here today, that your preparing to take take Vail Court by eminent domain, to create housing for seniors, transients, etc., It strange that you...
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Jan 19, 2017
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, I’m Hasson Rashid a board member of The Alliance of Cambridge Tenants (ACT), the Cambridge Continuum of Care (CoC), and the producer and host of the Human Service and Information TV program at CCTV Cambridge, MA. I’m here today in support of a Homeless Trust Fund (HTF) and Homeless Trust Fund Advisory Task Force (HTFATF). I appreciate the opportunity to make this...
Nov 22, 2016
This episode was recorded exactly one week from the November 8th election that resulted in the defeat of Hillary Clinton - even though she won the popular vote-- and the improbable victory – to many of us – of one Donald Trump. Full disclosure – Barbara worked hard for HRC and thinks control of all branches of government in the hands of right wing conservatives with Trump at the helm is...
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Sep 19, 2016
The Department of Homeland Security just announced it will review its use of private detention centers—but the prison industrial complex is far from over. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)—the private prison industry’s largest client—will continue to operate over 155 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers under private prison contracts. This is fueling a vicious...
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Jan 12, 2017
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You. Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid of 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my Public Comment is on Charter Right#2, On the Table# 6, and any other Agenda item that pertains to Homelessness. Negligence and Disrepair of Service Needs of Harvard Square’s Black American Historical Sites, Etc.: I think that the attention and corrective, applications of our municipal policy...
Nov 22, 2016
In this episode, host Barbara Anthony conducts a post election interview with former Attorney General and current Senior Counsel at Casner and Edwards, LLP, Scott Harshbarger. This episode was recorded exactly one week after the November 8th election that resulted in the defeat of Hillary Clinton - even though she won the popular vote-- and the mind boggling victory – to many of us – of one...
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Sep 19, 2016
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. My Public Comment is about Unfinished Business Agenda Item # 7, and any other agenda items that relate to homelessness and poverty. At the last City Council meeting my public comment ran over into, or touched on Medical Marijuana Overlay Districts (MMD), and medical...
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Jan 5, 2017
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You, I went on record several times in the past at city hall condemning the Foundry Building initiatives as a prescription for disaster. Now it is once again proven that I was right in my predictions. Look at the growing circumstance involving it now. It is a disaster. What has so far been done with the public funds and tax payers money infused into the Foundry...
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Nov 8, 2016
Peace and Sanity Be Unto You: Hello everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. My Public Comment is about Agenda items CMA # 8,11; and CR# 1, ARL 16 – 71,and any other agenda items that relate to homelessness and poverty. For City Policy makers to just now be coming forward with a proposal to engage in a feasibility study, to determine the efficacy...
Aug 31, 2016
A piece of bicycle propaganda for the 21st century, based on the 1954 auto propaganda video "Give Yourself the Green Light."

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