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Quoted @ChicagoVotes

Join Chicago Votes for our first in-person #GiveASh*t Happy Hour of the year–the G.A.S. Station Pop Up!

Food, drinks, DJs, local vendors, and new G.A.S. Station Merch.. what more could you want?!

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RT @ChicagoVotes: Join Chicago Votes for our first in-person #GiveASh*t Happy Hour of the year–the G.A.S. Station Pop Up!

Food, drinks, DJ…

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Quoted @uplcchicago

COVID-19 put an end to in-person visits between prisoners and loved ones. Prison telecom vendors stepped in to rake in profits from the sudden limitations on prisoners' ability to hear the voices of those they love. Via our friends at @truthout: https://t.co/MtpTx7PhsQ

RT @uplcchicago: COVID-19 put an end to in-person visits between prisoners and loved ones. Prison telecom vendors stepped in to rake in pro…

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Quoted @CHANGEIL

Check out this @WBEZ piece about @chicagowards and the work happening to create a people’s ward map in Chicago!

https://t.co/UfnsHq7ReF

RT @CHANGEIL: Check out this @WBEZ piece about @chicagowards and the work happening to create a people’s ward map in Chicago!

https://t.co…

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Fining and criminalizing the behavior of young people perpetuates harm and wealth inequality @RLopez15thWard. Do better.

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Y’all know her and y’all love her but did you know she’s our new policy associate?!

Freddie started out with us as a DemocracyCorps organizer in 2020, held it down in Springfield as our lobbyist this past spring, and is staying on with us permanently to lead our policy work!! https://t.co/Pz38b13odM

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Quoted @injusticewatch

"Maira Khwaja, one of the community representatives on Hyde Park Academy’s council, said the vote at her school represented 'a huge win for the movement to remove police from schools and support our students in more holistic ways.'"

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RT @injusticewatch: "Maira Khwaja, one of the community representatives on Hyde Park Academy’s council, said the vote at her school represe…

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Emmett Till would have been 80 today. https://t.co/tOzlZHY1ej

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Join Chicago Votes for our first in-person #GiveASh*t Happy Hour of the year–the G.A.S. Station Pop Up!

Food, drinks, DJs, local vendors, and new G.A.S. Station Merch.. what more could you want?!

RSVP TODAY at https://t.co/G9xlsqaLZw !! https://t.co/AfMmhz9WM3

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Quoted @ChiAppleseed

Want to learn more about the Cook County Court system and hold sitting judges accountable for their actions?

Sign up for our community court watching program w/@ChicagoVotes!

👇 Next training will be Friday, July 30.👇

RT @ChiAppleseed: Want to learn more about the Cook County Court system and hold sitting judges accountable for their actions?

Sign up fo…

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Quoted @Tovawang1

@ChicagoVotes is doing amazing work: https://t.co/ZaCqliLwkk via @pewtrusts

RT @Tovawang1: @ChicagoVotes is doing amazing work: https://t.co/ZaCqliLwkk via @pewtrusts

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Quoted @ChicagoVotes

“Jail is an echo chamber of violence and trauma,” Jen Dean added, “and this is a moment when people can realize that they can have an impact.”

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RT @ChicagoVotes: “Jail is an echo chamber of violence and trauma,” Jen Dean added, “and this is a moment when people can realize that they…

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Quoted @ChicagoVotes

“It’s a moment of light in a dark situation,” said Jen Dean, co-deputy director of Chicago Votes, which has registered close to 6,000 voters at the Cook County Jail since 2017. Dean has trained organizers in 30 counties across the country“
https://t.co/ewIH7zkURq

RT @ChicagoVotes: “It’s a moment of light in a dark situation,” said Jen Dean, co-deputy director of Chicago Votes, which has registered cl…

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“Jail is an echo chamber of violence and trauma,” Jen Dean added, “and this is a moment when people can realize that they can have an impact.”

https://t.co/ewIH7zkURq

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“It’s a moment of light in a dark situation,” said Jen Dean, co-deputy director of Chicago Votes, which has registered close to 6,000 voters at the Cook County Jail since 2017. Dean has trained organizers in 30 counties across the country“
https://t.co/ewIH7zkURq

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Quoted @haymarketbooks

Ida B. Wells was born July 16, 1862 in Mississippi https://t.co/RKDrXoI1Wt

RT @haymarketbooks: Ida B. Wells was born July 16, 1862 in Mississippi https://t.co/RKDrXoI1Wt

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Let's not forget about our lil tote! https://t.co/BQi5cMfleX

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The G.A.S. Station Pop Up, where you can buy our 🔥🔥🔥 summer line, is TWO WEEKS away!

The event is FREE, but you can RSVP and buy a food and drink package at https://t.co/G9xlsqaLZw

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Quoted @JackMcNeil_

Moments after @RepKellyCassidy called today “Robert Peters Day” since he was the lead sponsor on all 4 of the criminal justice bills signed into law today, including banning police from lying to minors in interrogations. https://t.co/SdKDvBzp2N

Amazing work @RobertJPeters ☺️ you make the CV team so proud! https://t.co/Emf8cUzPiB

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Quoted @RobertJPeters

Terrill Swift spent over 15 years locked up because he was lied to during an interrogation. It is leaders like him that made today possible. https://t.co/GtKMJBL1QY

RT @RobertJPeters: Terrill Swift spent over 15 years locked up because he was lied to during an interrogation. It is leaders like him that…

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@SharoneMitchJr ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾

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Quoted @SharoneMitchJr

I look forward to working with the Cook County Board to assure our office is adequately funded in the next fiscal year. Funding public defense is a racial justice issue and I welcome everybody reading this to help us make this call.

RT @SharoneMitchJr: I look forward to working with the Cook County Board to assure our office is adequately funded in the next fiscal year.…

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Quoted @SharoneMitchJr

THIS.

@CookCoDefender is the home to the finest attorneys in the County. Chances are if you hire a private atty here, they'll be asking the PD for advice on how to try the case

But there's no doubt we need more of us to combat rising caseloads and help promote justice. https://t.co/Euv2dVGJbt

RT @SharoneMitchJr: THIS.

@CookCoDefender is the home to the finest attorneys in the County. Chances are if you hire a private atty here,…

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Quoted @_KellyGarcia__

I'm looking to speak to CPS HS Local School Council student representatives from this past school year (2020-2021) for a story I'm working on. Feel free to DM directly or email me: kellygarcia@injusticewatch.org

RT @_KellyGarcia__: I'm looking to speak to CPS HS Local School Council student representatives from this past school year (2020-2021) for…

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@ChiCommunityJS Sending love to your team. Love you all and wishing for a quick recovery for your volunteer ❤️ So sorry this happened.

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Quoted @ChiCommunityJS

We know that the only way to make a safer Chicago is through community, and we will do everything in our power to strengthen our bonds with each other, with the communities we inhabit, and with anyone being released from Cook County Jail and their loved ones.

RT @ChiCommunityJS: We know that the only way to make a safer Chicago is through community, and we will do everything in our power to stren…

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Quoted @ChiCommunityJS

CW: gun violence

We are heartbroken to share that a shooting occurred near our tent yesterday night. The released person who was the target of the shooting passed away, while the second victim was injured but is in stable condition. One of our volunteers was grazed, but is okay.

RT @ChiCommunityJS: CW: gun violence

We are heartbroken to share that a shooting occurred near our tent yesterday night. The released pers…

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Quoted @jsoble1

Language matters. https://t.co/tFvYO5xLGw

RT @jsoble1: Language matters. https://t.co/tFvYO5xLGw

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Quoted @nytimes

Chicago is a city built for a different time. The time before climate change. https://t.co/2ppfT9o93B

RT @nytimes: Chicago is a city built for a different time. The time before climate change. https://t.co/2ppfT9o93B

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Summertime Chi just got a little more stylish!

Join Chicago Votes for our one-day G.A.S. Station Pop Up, launching our summer line designed by the phenomenal Oluwaseyi Adeleke. The event is free but you can RSVP and purchase food and drink packages at https://t.co/G9xlsqaLZw https://t.co/2zYi99v4j5

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We can not stand in silence. We support Sha’Carri and any of her choices with cannabis. The anti-blackness of the @Olympics and @TeamUSA is clear, this must stop.

cc: @MiaShellyMac https://t.co/pqh63EuMnM

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Quoted @injusticewatch

ICYMI: The Illinois Supreme Court reinstated the state's speedy trial law on Wednesday — but the order doesn't take effect until October, a year and a half after the court suspended the law at the onset of the pandemic.

https://t.co/F26uAbw2az

RT @injusticewatch: ICYMI: The Illinois Supreme Court reinstated the state's speedy trial law on Wednesday — but the order doesn't take eff…

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Quoted @_CharlesPreston

For every 4th of July Chicago shooting statistic that a media outlet posts, I would love to see two stories on violence prevention efforts this weekend.

People are trying every day.

RT @_CharlesPreston: For every 4th of July Chicago shooting statistic that a media outlet posts, I would love to see two stories on violenc…

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Quoted @QasimRashid

But at least the racially discriminatory days of Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali, Tommie Smith, & John Carlos are behind us now.😐
#Olympics https://t.co/Ve5NGRHjmj

RT @QasimRashid: But at least the racially discriminatory days of Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali, Tommie Smith, & John Carlos are behind us now.…

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Quoted @mairaka

A WIN IN CHICAGO!! yesterday the LSC at Hyde Park Academy approved a proposed holistic safety plan that removes 1 SRO (police officer) and replaces them with a Dean of Culture & Climate, who will oversee conflict resolution and restorative justice. https://t.co/oXN7vGUqaK

RT @mairaka: A WIN IN CHICAGO!! yesterday the LSC at Hyde Park Academy approved a proposed holistic safety plan that removes 1 SRO (police…

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Quoted @colinbphoto

Ald. Carrie Austin And Her Chief Of Staff Indicted, Accused Of Conspiring To Take Bribes From Contractors https://t.co/cFABafD04Z via @BlockClubCHI

RT @colinbphoto: Ald. Carrie Austin And Her Chief Of Staff Indicted, Accused Of Conspiring To Take Bribes From Contractors https://t.co/cFA…

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Quoted @tahmanbradley

Chicago City Council to hold a special meeting Friday. They want to hear from Police Superintendent David Brown about public safety. If he fails to appear, the Council will issue a vote of no confidence. https://t.co/sA7xmkpYAv

RT @tahmanbradley: Chicago City Council to hold a special meeting Friday. They want to hear from Police Superintendent David Brown about pu…

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Thank you @SentencingProj for inviting our Deputy Director Jen Dean to talk all things voting in jail today. We are filled with so much hope after seeing how many people across the US are interested in this work. #UnlockCivics https://t.co/O6mWsAjtYS

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We LOVE our ¢lique so much❤️

Everyone meet @Shunmugs, Chicago Votes supporter and ¢lique member! We appreciate your support so much and can't wait to see you at our exclusive ¢lique events! https://t.co/yVEz08GedC

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"The summer peace events are meant to serve as a 'catalyst for young people to put organizers’ tools to action, create safe spaces and more importantly create a platform for relationship building in the community,'" @BertoAguayo @itpchicago
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