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Mar 9, 2021 20 tweets 15 min read
BREAKING: NY students file suit asserting a constitutional right to an anti-racist education, citing challenges of systemic racial inequities perpetuated by admissions screens, harrowing resource inequality, & Eurocentric curriculum as barriers #StudentTakeover #AntiracistEd 1/6 70 yrs after the filing of Brown v. Board of Education, students & advocates file a historic suit against the City and State, challenging racial hierarchies & asserting their right under the NY Constitution to an education that dismantles racism. 2/ #StudentTakeover #AntiracistEd
Jan 26, 2021 6 tweets 5 min read
THREAD: Yesterday Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders announced a proposal to extend eviction protections and to create a rent subsidy program using up to $2.6 billion in federal rental relief dollars.… @McGreevy99 #SB91 1/6 The bill #SB91 is a half-measure that is being rushed through the legislative process without significant input from tenants who would be most impacted.

Tenants deserve better. #ForgiveRentDebts #StopCovidEvictions 2/6
Jun 25, 2020 10 tweets 4 min read
Juliana came to the United States as a seven-year-old, crossing the border from Michoacán Mexico with her four-year-old sister. Her father, who had been living in California for years, was essentially a stranger to her and she soon learned she wasn't safe with him. 1/9 Image Juliana is one of thousands of young people in CA who have Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), a form of humanitarian relief for immigrant children placed in the custody of a state agency or person appointed by a court bc of parental abuse, abandonment, or neglect. 2/9