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May 11, 2016
Peace Be Unto You Hello everybody, I'm Hasson Rashid, I reside in Cambridge,MA. For sometime now I have been advocating on how the homeless are being Locked Out conventional municipal opportunity, and that also relates to education. This led me to go on public record here at Cambridge City Hall, at the School Committee's meetings, a send a written comment to the recent City Council/ School...
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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...
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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...
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May 9, 2016
Peace Be Unto You, Hello everybody, I'm Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue here in Cambridge. My public comment is on City Manager's (CM) Agenda's Items 4-6, Unfinished Business Items 5-11.On April 26th, 2016, at the Cambridge, MA City Council meeting, my public comment was on Fiscal Year 2017 City Budget proposal was revealed, along with a noticeable amount of public funding...
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-...
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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...
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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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
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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...
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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;...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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...

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