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Kate Oct 17
This is a wonderful moment to remember that you can support this work by donating to - this is a committee hearing, and the fight isnt over
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Thank you to the organizer from who stay for over 13 hours to share their reality - that criminalization authorizes violence against immigrant asian & migrant sex workers. We are with you!
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Jordan of closing with realness: Police don't keep people like me safe. Police are killing people who like me who are Black, women, queer, mentally ill. - 💜 & power to you!
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BlackLivesMatter DC Oct 17
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Occupation Free DC Oct 17
Our organizer Etai helped close out the hearing, 13 hours in, with a testimony from another organizer, Daniel, on how sex work criminalization only piles onto the anti-Blackness and transphobia that Black trans people face in DC. We demand !
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Occupation Free DC Oct 17
OF DC organizer brings the fire 🔥 “In the face of this crisis of discrimination and state violence that is literally killing Black trans women, it’s important for you as lawmakers to empower and protect adults who choose sex work to earn a livable income”
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Well well well....all the more reason to
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Replying to @SafeSpacesDC
And our ED Je'Kendria closes us out with people power: We presented almost 2,500 petition signatures that we gathered from talking to DC residents... Criminalization of sex work IS exploitation. And DC demands
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Replying to @SafeSpacesDC
Je'Kendria our fierce ED: "Police have consistently been the main source of violence against sex workers. 2,582 prostitution related arrest between 2013 and 2017 and only 7 were related to sex trafficking... Our justice system does not focus on safety for survivors!"
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Our incredible ED, Je'Kendria Trahan: At CASS we have built community-based solutions to make DC safer for all of us. We are survivors who center survivors as the experts at their experience.. which is why we strongly support sex work decriminalization.
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Tyrone Hanley Oct 17
Activists and organizers are the heart & soul of social change. I stan .😍
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Nnenna, ESQ. Oct 17
White women tears will not be the basis for our policy decisions.
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Replying to @BYP_100 @SafeSpacesDC
...True freedom for all Black people in DC relies upon access to housing, food, transportation and more. Eteng Ettah of and also a board member of helped us remember that community and resources create real safety!
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
!!!!!!!! One of the most powerful testimonies of the day from !!!!!!!!
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
It took til 9pm, but in all her brilliance , communications and strategy mastermind of and DC finally took he stage and spoke so, so powerfully for
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Replying to @BYP_100
"We need housing, jobs, healthcare, affordable food, and quality transporation>"
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Co-chair of our board with the 🔥 for
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
CASS Board member sharing some wisdom with the DC council
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Collective Action for Safe Spaces Oct 17
Sex workers are human beings who deserve the full civil rights afforded to all of us
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