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#California is here for you, Tekel Carlisle. Tekel lives at Oakland's Henry Robinson Center, where @GavinNewsom visited today to announce CA's first-ever statewide plan to fight #homelessness with a historic $1 billion. He came to #Oakland to see what's working...
"The Henry" is a rapid re-housing center, where homeless residents move in, get access to social services + housing assistance, and have time to build a constistent daily life. As Tekel put it, "It's a place where I can get back my 'get back' focus."...
The results inspire us. 88 percent who exit The Henry move into permanent affordable housing within 6 mos. TY @CommunitySvcs. We stood w/ @Mayor_Steinberg + @mridleythomas, co-chairs of a new commission that will scour CA for models that work -- and then scale up statewide...
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NOW: #JusticeForNia Rally at MacArthur BART #niawilson
h/t @APTPaction @CRCPOCC
“We gotta talk about Black girls, and Black women, and Black babies.” - @CatsCommentary
Cat speaks on violence towards Black girls in #Oakland
“Black women are matriarchs of society. Id we are not taking care of black women, we are not taking caring for society.” - @CatsCommentary #justicefornia
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Hey friends! It’s #openingday! I’m taking the day off work to catch the @Athletics today!

Last year I did a story for @ebyesterday about baseball history in #Oakland! (m.soundcloud.com/user-736747354…)

Then I was invited to talk about it at @NerdNiteEB! Here’s the quick Twitter version.
The @Athletics and owner @DaveKaval have made a big push that the team is #RootedInOakland. After all, #Oakland is about to lose the @warriors and the @RAIDERS within a few years.
There’s more than just the @Athletics who play ball in #Oakland, however. If anyone is really in touch with local baseball roots, it’s the Oakland Colonels. They’re an amateur @BAVBB team playing under 1886 rules.
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Hasta Muerte Coffee has had a line out the door ever since someone narced on them not serving cops and now vigilantes are threatening to show up.
Line still out the door and 5 America First protestors talking about white rights outside. Honestly I hope they keep coming. This coffee shop is selling out. #Oakland
Neighborhood is coming out and it's getting heated. The Maga protestors ironically look like they want to call the cops.
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(1) The #TrumpRally in Moon, PA tonight will be LIT.🔥🔥🔥 I was going to do just a #PhotosThread (an offshot of my regular pinned thread) but I'll add some commentary about the fascinating Special Election race, too. #VoteSaccone vs the little lamb.
(2) GA Rep Karen Handel who won her seat by special election, is speaking at the rally. Great to see her! #LaughingMyOssoff #MAGA
(3) There's so much excitement to #MAGA in PA. Everyone wants a photo with @Saccone4PA18, including @GOPChairwoman Ronna McDaniel.

I'm confident we will win on Tuesday but don't get complacent. Send a strong message to the rest of America!
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