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Dad, Husband, Lawyer, State Legislator, Community Organizer, Innovator, Kellogg Fellow. #nmleg #nmpol #AbolishICE #NMUnited Retweets🚫Endorsements
1 Jun 20
The fact that the $18 billion permanent fund is a sacred cow used as an insurance policy against “higher taxes” while children of color experience some of the worst child wellbeing outcomes in the country is an example of institutional racism..
The permanent fund was created at statehood, with the feds taking “choice land” that at the time belonged to Native Americans and Hispanic land grants to create what’s now the permanent fund...
If the #nmleg is serious about dismantling racist systems of oppression, they can start by fully funding ECE to ensure that children of color are afforded every opportunity to get a healthy start in life...
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