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Your Congresswoman. Proudly representing the MA 7th. Here to break concrete ceilings & shake the table. Personal account. She/hers. #ChangeCantWait

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“Black girls are pushed out of the classroom for how they wear their hair. I have colleagues who have been pressure… https://t.co/45yw99g36e
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @AOC So glad we are here to straighten each other's crowns. Grateful for the outpouring of love & support in my new… https://t.co/IvIThwOn1mStopping by @amjoyshow this morning. Tune in 📺 https://t.co/sssAZwJuGAHappy Sunday! #baldsquad #baldbaddies #baldisbeautiful Thank you for the warm welcome #alopecia nation… https://t.co/4ZA5VbcPIR“Boston is 9th in being hard to count. If you think there’s a dearth of resources, you’re not imagining it. We’re l… https://t.co/QiyLskL2bZ
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWe have broken families because of broken systems. A lack of federal investments in #affordablehousing are driving… https://t.co/0WjNnyP2t7
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley#FACT: An estimated 2.3 million evictions were filed in the U.S. in 2016—a rate of 4 filings PER MINUTE |… https://t.co/fKYZwbQZBc
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThanks @RepPressley for shouting out Cambridge and Somerville's face surveillance bans on the house floor! She al… https://t.co/1AjyY8d4Eq
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWe must protect our seniors’ right to work & thrive into their twilight years. Proud to vote for the Protecting Old… https://t.co/BZwx2vmXwX
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyToday, the House voted to #StandWithStudents & overturn Secretary DeVos’ cruel plan to let greedy for-profit colleg… https://t.co/MbTsYCpVcj
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThis week’s @FSCDems hearing reaffirmed the need for a longer comment period on proposed changes to the… https://t.co/YcNa0ZUkzn
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley"I think our criminal legal system is so fundamentally flawed...it cannot be reformed by tinkering at the edges," s… https://t.co/i6EDhBKfY0
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyOur democracy only works when everyone is represented - and when everyone is COUNTED. Join me, #PowerOfUsPAC,… https://t.co/PnMG9Y68Hr
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyKaren Chen of @CPAJustice: For every person that goes uncounted, we lose $2300. #bospoli #mapoli
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley“We need to have each other’s backs. We’re fighting for quality schools, public transportation, and affordable hous… https://t.co/2sc2f7QRA4
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThank you @RepPressley for your leadership in mobilizing our communities to ensure a complete #2020Census count! Th… https://t.co/WZ1bFsdMF1
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1/19
2020
Black men have been undercounted by as much as 10%. 20k kids were undercounted. we’re already relying on inaccurate… https://t.co/tSazjtDQef
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleySo great to hear from our amazing panelists (@faircount, @MIRACoalition, @CPPAction, #HaitianAmericansUnited) with… https://t.co/Y7d1sBF7Ti
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley“In 2010, the Census Bureau invested in 39k Questionnaire Assistance Center. In 2020, there are zero. We need to st… https://t.co/Q8pED4DPpy
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyCome by for a powerful conversation with @faircount today RSVP > https://t.co/yjhPZR1kTq https://t.co/iko6zfQt4C @aijenpoo 💜 @ErinMayeQuade @alysemayequade 😉 @ReElectNydia 💜 @ninaturner 💜My favorite quotes from last week: "Incarceration is the most expensive and least effective tool in any government… https://t.co/qoy4VbAic1
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1/18
2020
Just left the border. We were able to get a young girl with a heart defect and Down’s Syndrome allowed into the U… https://t.co/ELuZ2fhRvo
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyEgregious. The Occupant is trying to play petty with the food our babies eat. Add it to the list affirming that the… https://t.co/3m4lGFzxSG @KamalaHarris thank you sis 💜Our democracy only works when everyone is represented - and when everyone is COUNTED. Join me, #PowerOfUsPAC,… https://t.co/PnMG9Y68Hr @MsPackyetti 💜 @RepBarbaraLee @RepPressley 💜 @RepJayapal 💜 @aliciagarza thank you sis 💜 @ZerlinaMaxwell Thx sis'. Fyi, I have a unit which I've named The Zerlina. Eventually, she will make her public deb… https://t.co/XWDR0zFipo
1/17
2020
@Grace4NY 💜 @IlhanMN love you sis 💜 @RashidaTlaib love you sis 💜 @AOC love you sis 💜As a Black woman, the personal is political. My hair story is no exception. Sharing a very personal story today to… https://t.co/oo2WehX1irAs we begin this re-election campaign, we’re going to continue to do the #work to expand the electorate and engage… https://t.co/pVTEev66nWThe presumption of innocence is lost for hundreds of people in jail on account of a single condition: A monetary pa… https://t.co/NrruuSXn6c
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1/16
2020
Deco is everything 😍 @AOC https://t.co/nwXhrvm7F3“Pressley said that the Caucus is ushering in a new movement that “reimagines equity and justice” and advances the… https://t.co/DohKTjYOMn
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThe night before he was assassinated. Assassinated. Many wish “Happy Birthday” to a man today that they would have… https://t.co/cKktoh55f4
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley!!!!! via @EllenBarryNYT Lifting up national transit justice leaders @Kim_Janey, @danrivera01843, and the one and… https://t.co/xyFL12Y6nM
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @AyannaPressley “I am so blessed, so fortunate to call her my sister-friend and I cannot wait to call her my collea… https://t.co/bavZX9kKuL
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @HeatherBarmore This was definitely a dream because in real life I would have helped you in your selection. Pajamas… https://t.co/JsqsrQugkvI’m ready for President Elizabeth Warren https://t.co/cxDv7pUxtRSenator Warren knows how big pharma has twisted our government to extract as much profit from patients as they can… https://t.co/mTDFfj88ab
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyFirst mention of gun safety tonight goes to @ewarren! #demdebate https://t.co/qwu1rP8Wfs
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyTHIS: https://t.co/RftnV9Scwg.@ewarren calls it like she sees it #nomoreendlesswars https://t.co/fMTkyFedXaL 👏🏾 F 👏🏾 G 👏🏾 https://t.co/avWhgEqfNMMaybe your pastor isn’t a realtor. or MAYBE it’s structural racism at work. 🤦🏾‍♀️ I can’t even. https://t.co/ZkUdZXpmqX
1/15
2020
Can you believe it?! According to today's @FinancialCmte Republicans' witness, African Americans don’t even know t… https://t.co/W2aYncsa7O
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley#PuertoRico - a territory of the Unites States of America - is suffering. Families are sleeping in tents. 5,000 peo… https://t.co/cJ5iA2xnWW
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyGrateful for this. Now, I feel less embarrassed that our tree is still up. If it's good enough for the Pearsons (wh… https://t.co/0QIyi8QfgR @Kim_Janey No surprise there, he knows this is the building where all of the Queens are!"When people who look like me fight for justice, they call us radicals... When we point out the racism in our… https://t.co/mcYHL2iKJt
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWe are experiencing rental housing & homelessness crises in the U.S.. Rent is rising at a higher rate than workers'… https://t.co/veXESYi7pq
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @DramaShepherds @FSCDems Maybe people should...you know, not be victimized by 200% rent creases without warning? Ma… https://t.co/nYESxiyYEk
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @DramaShepherds @FSCDems Maybe people should...you know, not be victimized by 200% rent creases without warning? Ma… https://t.co/nYESxiyYEkProud to lead the fight in Congress to lower the voting age. From ending our #GunViolence epidemic to addressing th… https://t.co/67AZyIhS1q
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyProud to see @BradSherman’s Homeless Assistance Act pass the House with language I advocated for to protect the pri… https://t.co/6C9cmSQlnU
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyBig #mapoli day on housing policy at the statehouse & DC. @FSCDems hrg "How the Affordable #Housing Crisis & the… https://t.co/AGMbTRJJXl
1/14
2020
Rep. Ayanna Pressley launched her re-election campaign this weekend: https://t.co/78zfQhn4Vx
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyOne of the first & most powerful statement I heard your Congresswoman @AyannaPressley say to me: "We were elected t… https://t.co/7dzljnEUxb
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley.@CoryBooker, my brother, you are a force. You tell the truth & push us to actualize our optimism Thank you for yo… https://t.co/LC4G1CwChqHappy #HaitianHeritageMonth! Haitians are a vital part of the culture & fabric of our district. Honored to kick off… https://t.co/Zn7f8G0fkl
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyOn the 10 year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in #Haiti, my thoughts are with Haitians on the island and… https://t.co/5xRLMuOLc5
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyI’m so proud to announce my campaign for re-election in 2020. Together, we’ve advocated, legislated, organized & m… https://t.co/Q5OVmebH1Q
1/13
2020
This morning, we went behind the wall at MCI Norfolk to discuss the needs of inmates and center their humanity as w… https://t.co/KD4P07ykwL
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley.@RepBonnie “Our visit behind the wall infuses a greater sense of urgency in the work we’re doing to ensure freedom… https://t.co/MuhD0ydKRO
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley.@RepGwenMoore “The organizing behind the wall at MCI Norfolk is the kind of organizing we need in every organizati… https://t.co/5AYx5EkXG7
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley.@RepKarenBass “The work @TheBlackCaucus is doing on criminal justice reform depends on us staying in touch with th… https://t.co/xJ5HzQTFYE
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyLeaving MCI Norfolk with my heart full but also broken because the men we met with aren’t leaving with us. We need… https://t.co/mDMO8tgJgg
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @nycsky37 @revrenddoctor @TheBlackCaucus I make no apologies for a spontaneous celebration of #blacklove after hist… https://t.co/pgMX5CtcD8And that’s a wrap on Boston’s 1st ever historic @TheBlackCaucus fly in Grateful for this incredible man by my side… https://t.co/1cLQSa6SuyBTU members support Rep. Pressley's #Pushout Bill at Hibernian Hall. #CBCStateofBlackAmerica #MA7 https://t.co/BVIROBQcLt
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyAt #CBCStateOfBlackAmerica economic panel @AyannaPressley says: "Reports have shown that the city of Boston is boom… https://t.co/yWST5tWVoD
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyToday I witnessed my Congresswoman @AyannaPressley @RepPressley bring the @TheBlackCaucus to Roxbury to discuss Bla… https://t.co/3i9L1d4kTl
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1/12
2020
The Congressional Black Caucus made its first-ever visit to Massachusetts on Friday https://t.co/Kb5netTsQE
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleySo excited to welcome my colleagues to #MA7 this weekend. On Sunday, I hope you can join @IlhanMN and I, along with… https://t.co/SF8rlkBaZvAs Black women, we’re able to look at issues through a lens that focuses on us — something that’s been missing too… https://t.co/lZ0qjade9w
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley#Vibes. Good vibes. TY to @DCBKBoston for hosting us tonight as we kickoff a historic weekend in #MA7  for… https://t.co/rBIPUwM6Ix
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWhen America gets a cold, Black people get pneumonia. More below ⬇️ #CBCStateOfBlackAmerica #MA7 https://t.co/0ufolZswaf
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley#TuneIn https://t.co/RO3kCkgNwq
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1/11
2020
Thank you @RepPressley for the invitation to join this dynamic panel! I’m looking forward to joining @titojackson,… https://t.co/WiyW49rCV3
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWe must say no to war and work toward a more peaceful world. #NoWarWithIran https://t.co/mYuOs8roHx
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyMake sure to engage with us on social media throughout the weekend using the hashtags #CBCStateOfBlackAmerica and… https://t.co/YcYGM87jGZ
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyCountdown to the historic 1st visit by @TheBlackCaucus to #MA7! Excited to welcome the #BlackGirlMagic #squad -… https://t.co/sXRoMombi1
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyIf you can't sleep because you are turning your To Do list over in your head, worried about the state of the world,… https://t.co/R0RKiY00lc
1/10
2020
LIVE: Community leaders & members of Congress rally in DC to oppose war with Iran. #NoWarWithIran https://t.co/z4annP1Yzs
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyFor more than 3 years, this Administration has been devoid of a coherent approach. Instead, they are implementing o… https://t.co/UY7DZBAVgd
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyFor nearly 2 decades, endless wars have claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of civilians & servicemembers al… https://t.co/ZAh6Jp0tnl
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyDem @AyannaPressley on House floor arguing for new war powers resolution: "What this country deserves is a strateg… https://t.co/01KHf7Mpsg
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWhen banks fail, we say they’re too big to fail & spend hundreds of billions to bail them out. But when poor people… https://t.co/id4gaYtrfw
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @UndocuBlack @BLACKandPINKorg @ACLU_Mass @URGE_org @ColorOfChange @NIJC @UNITEDWEDREAM @SIECUS @PosWomensNethttps://t.co/S7XnldO3lK
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyLong overdue. It can't be said enough. The people closest to the pain, should be closest to the power, driving & in… https://t.co/iLJTACDGT8
1/9
2020

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