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Our work is ESSENTIAL for health and livelihood of immigrants families. We demand TPS for Cameroon & other countries in need of relief. #MayDay #WeAreEssential
β€œEveryone of us can relate to the pain brought upon us by the immigration system...we will NOT be discouraged. I believe that we will win.” @nakasec member, Jein Ryu. Immigrants like Jein deserve to be protected & secure in the country they call home🏑 #ImmigrantJustice
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Today, I'm asking you to tell your Members of Congress to include #HCBS services in the next COVID relief package. Why? For Michael. Image
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Seeing news about #Covid19 running rampant through large group homes (+institutions) is devastating.

+ fact that people with disabilities aren't getting access to the same testing and care is disturbing.

+ we still don't have HCBS funding in a relief package is unacceptable.1/
San Francisco early on, pre shelter in place, limited gatherings for more than 10 people.

This begs the question of how we still have people with disabilities living in settings of 10+++ people who cannot take meals outside of communal spaces and have no independent unit. 2/
Sometimes these disabled individuals do not even have their OWN BEDROOM to self-isolate (20+yrs post Olmstead this is still the reality).

It's unavoidable that people with disabilities need care and staff right now. It's avoidable that they live in these settings. 3/
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