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Alyssa Kies
making the city a better place for older New Yorkers. either amused or not amused. views my own.
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Age-friendly NYC May 14
Combating loneliness is a public health issue. cites Age-friendly NYC as "a global example we should look to in this regard."
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Zito Aug 6
"I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else." - Toni Morrison
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Alyssa Kies Jul 30
Replying to @KiefferElana
If you start to type a reply and then click the “gif” button you can add in a fun animation
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Alyssa Kies Jul 30
Replying to @KiefferElana
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Alyssa Kies Jul 30
here is an example of a joke on twitter
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Alyssa Kies Jul 27
Ready to suit up for 2019! p.s. we’re open to getting sponsored
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Alyssa Kies Jul 22
Replying to @alyssakies
And the fact that Smash Mouth started out as a ska band that pivoted to groovy, 60s surf-inflected pop music is just. so. San. Jose.
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Alyssa Kies Jul 22
This oral history of "All Star" by Smash Mouth is the stuff of legends:
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MoMA Learning Jul 17
How can museum programs contribute to creating a more age-friendly society? We continue to learn from our colleagues , whose research provides a helpful roadmap for fostering collective, lifelong learning through engagement with art. Learn more:
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Justin Blanchard Jul 21
, we're up against some fierce friendly competition!
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fry Jun 27
GAME/ I made a game. All of these quotes came from either Marianne Wilson's twitter, or a Dr. Bronners soap label. You have to pick.
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Alyssa Kies Jun 28
Replying to @a_l_hu
This is amazing. But I want answers!!!!
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Alyssa Kies Jun 28
a fun new twist on art / not art !!!!
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The New York Academy of Medicine Jun 27
How can we create age-inclusive ? A new report outlines how we can better design and build spaces to meet the unique needs of an population: (see p. 19 for an interview with NYAM's Lindsay Goldman on Health & Well-being)
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Renee Bracey Sherman Jun 27
Last night, spoke about reproductive justice at the . During the State of the Union rebuttal, mentioned it as well. If you’re new to the reproductive justice framework, I’ll explain how it’s different than reproductive rights & pro-choice.
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Texas Tribune Jun 23
In a immigrant processing center in McAllen, Texas, an attorney tells us "basic hygiene just doesn't exist." She said the water is “so bad that the mothers would save any bottled water they could get and use that to mix the baby formula.”
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Alyssa Kies Jun 21
Hecate Society is a QTPOC-centered organization supporting detainees with funds for attorneys, commissary & bail, plus help run a community center for refugees in Tijuana:
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Alyssa Kies Jun 21
More ways you can help at the border: has visitation programs for ICE facilities (they are ALL over the U.S.), a bond fund, a hotline for refugees -- send them money or sign up for a volunteer orientation
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MildlyExasperated Jun 20
I can't fucking stand it. I can't just keep RT'ing the concentration camps knowing the government is so broken our rage is butting up against bureaucracy as thick as the Earth's crust. So I'm starting a thread of how we can do actual, demonstrable help. (1/?)
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Gloria Calderón Kellett Jun 20
I...I just...these are children. With heart beats. Who should be reading and playing and learning. I just can not understand.
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