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Who Keeps Us Safe? We Keep Us Safe! *Take Action Today*

Who Keeps Us Safe? We Keep Us Safe! *Take Action Today*

How are you doing as we’re about to hit the six month mark of sheltering in place?  I’m sending you all health, love and solidarity as we buckle down for another few months of Covid-19. Between caring for my baby and zoom calls, I’ve been thinking about how...

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Reimagining wellness and safety for our communities

Reimagining wellness and safety for our communities

We are all being asked to reimagine a new way to see the world - a world without police. A world where we don’t need to wake up in the morning and hear again how the police acted as prosecutor, judge, jury, and executioner of yet another Black person. We are being...

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#PoliceFreeSchools create a circle of wellness for our children

#PoliceFreeSchools create a circle of wellness for our children

The momentum is growing day by day. As we continue to demand justice for Black Lives and funding Black Futures and a full transformation from our country’s racist structure, we see beautiful victories sweeping the nation. Just recently, Minneapolis announced they have...

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Community organizations stand for Black lives TONIGHT!

Community organizations stand for Black lives TONIGHT!

This past weekend we saw a nationwide spark of protests to express grief and anger over the most recent deaths by police of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Steven Taylor, and Tony McDade. Their deaths were added to the list of so many other names of Black people who...

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Are you and your loved ones prepared?

Are you and your loved ones prepared?

As we gear up for a hot summer, it’s important we prepare for and stay alert to California’s natural disasters, such as wildfires and earthquakes. Since COVID-19 hit our communities, the gaps in our safety net allowed for some of our most vulnerable communities to...

read more
Who Keeps Us Safe? We Keep Us Safe! *Take Action Today*

Who Keeps Us Safe? We Keep Us Safe! *Take Action Today*

How are you doing as we’re about to hit the six month mark of sheltering in place?  I’m sending you all health, love and solidarity as we buckle down for another few months of Covid-19. Between caring for my baby and zoom calls, I’ve been thinking about how...

read more
Reimagining wellness and safety for our communities

Reimagining wellness and safety for our communities

We are all being asked to reimagine a new way to see the world - a world without police. A world where we don’t need to wake up in the morning and hear again how the police acted as prosecutor, judge, jury, and executioner of yet another Black person. We are being...

read more
#PoliceFreeSchools create a circle of wellness for our children

#PoliceFreeSchools create a circle of wellness for our children

The momentum is growing day by day. As we continue to demand justice for Black Lives and funding Black Futures and a full transformation from our country’s racist structure, we see beautiful victories sweeping the nation. Just recently, Minneapolis announced they have...

read more
Community organizations stand for Black lives TONIGHT!

Community organizations stand for Black lives TONIGHT!

This past weekend we saw a nationwide spark of protests to express grief and anger over the most recent deaths by police of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Steven Taylor, and Tony McDade. Their deaths were added to the list of so many other names of Black people who...

read more
Are you and your loved ones prepared?

Are you and your loved ones prepared?

As we gear up for a hot summer, it’s important we prepare for and stay alert to California’s natural disasters, such as wildfires and earthquakes. Since COVID-19 hit our communities, the gaps in our safety net allowed for some of our most vulnerable communities to...

read more

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