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Natasha Minsker @nminsker Sacramento, CA

Advocate for justice

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Joined Twitter 2/28/09


This is progress, thank you @GavinNewsom https://t.co/CJO8HL4XKV💯 and a great reason to call your state senators and get them on board with @AsmShirleyWeber’s #AB3070 which will m… https://t.co/B4FO8uvQXi
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker#SanQuentin is in a humanitarian crisis that was wholly avoidable. California must now take swift, decisive action… https://t.co/m32gBy4wJU
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerThe #covid19 crisis at San Quentin is nothing less than the worst prison health screw up in state history. It is ti… https://t.co/AoUagnCEW5
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerToday we went to San Quentin to demand a severe reduction in prison population to address the #COVID19 humanitarian… https://t.co/YR2BmpXNUm
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker“One of the questions Newsom asks is: ‘If we release people, where would they go?’” King said. “I wish he was here… https://t.co/tRPxeMi4na
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerFor decades, we’ve spent too much on prisons & it hasn’t made us any safer. Today, I joined my colleagues at San Qu… https://t.co/2pxRoPlwEN
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWhy are so many are dying so fast? It’s because of who is on California’s death row: Hunderds are elderly - the ol… https://t.co/ZWJfmrkkmk
7/10
2020
"There are over 60,000 who by CDCR's own standards are low risk release them all today. You can't do it three month… https://t.co/7TnjKX2Eb0
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerJoin us today at 12 noon PST for the #StopSanQuentinOutbreak press conference. Follow Re:Store Justice… https://t.co/QKi9Ix3AGz
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerPlease help disseminate these guidelines for ethical care of seriously ill patients transferred from prison to Comm… https://t.co/2L3ob714qW
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerPress Conference TODAY at 12pm - I’ll be speaking out at the gates of San Quentin alongside @jamesking0314 of… https://t.co/qrbQ7BsATp
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker“Any number of options would be better than having those people remain in an explosive outbreak as it’s happening,”… https://t.co/7nJeVjFDG7
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe make our case on @NBCNews why #AB3070 should pass. Black people shouldn’t be excluded from juries for the Black… https://t.co/R5EohSyB2a
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerTremendous thank you to Professor Elisabeth Semel and her students from @BerkeleyLaw Death Penalty Clinic for this… https://t.co/TvL3vQ5ZAi
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerBlacks are excluded from jury service by peremptory challenges a rate 2.5x higher than jurors of any other race. Th… https://t.co/4vVMBk70Wt
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerJoin us here tomorrow as we live-tweet the #StopSanQuentinOutbreak press conference at Noon! Make sure to follow ou… https://t.co/pjBDK7vUdT
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker"It's like a horror movie": Trapped inside #SanQuentin during an explosion of COVID-19. https://t.co/eltgf3XsCVhttps://t.co/QCY2OvZddL
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerSix people have now died of COVID-19 on California's death row in three weeks. That's more people than any Californ… https://t.co/d0Z5t0IRCR
7/9
2020
Thank you DA @chesaboudin for finally ending the death penalty in San Francisco. https://t.co/z7QuW22qjaSister Helen Prejean continued: "“Over the years, even as so many prosecutors demeaned and terminated human life by… https://t.co/E3E6v7UAYu
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWith so much senseless and preventable violence and killing, we need not tinker with the machinery of state sponsor… https://t.co/OHNQpICpF6
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerToday our office reduced the sentence of the last person on death row out of SF to a life sentence. Honored by th… https://t.co/lbUc0TMEp2
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerThank you @helenprejean for your tireless work to fight against the death penalty worldwide. Grateful for your lea… https://t.co/jgicefM5dn
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe know that racism is deeply rooted in the criminal legal system. While this policy will not end racism, it is a s… https://t.co/3dX4JAfpgy
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe are proud to sponsor Justice Act #AB2542 to root out racism from the criminal justice system! #ConfrontRacism https://t.co/z4Cwapx45D
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerThank you @Ash_Kalra for authoring the #California #RacialJusticeAct #AB2542 to #ConfrontRacism in our courts!… https://t.co/PqX3Hv2MTt
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker“As lawmakers, we can no longer accept the pervasive issues in our criminal justice system as unfixable.” Thank you… https://t.co/aVIET5VUdG
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe know racial discrimination in this country shows up in our court system. In California, Black men are 8X more li… https://t.co/BaD38WzKvT
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker“Statistics show Black people are more likely to receive a death sentence than a white person for the same crime. T… https://t.co/Kt90yqgWez
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe know racial discrimination in this country shows up in our court system. In #California, Black men are 8X more l… https://t.co/Aeeh71BFm1
Retweeted by Natasha Minskerand proposed bill #AB3070 that seeks to make it more difficult for prosecutors to strike Black and Latinx jurors.… https://t.co/JwKazVU6qo
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker @meganrcassidy Judge Tigar issued a challenge to Gov. Newsom and anyone else who thinks it makes sense to keep 70-… https://t.co/6u38I3DqCp
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7/8
2020
Crishala Reed was kicked off a jury because she supports #BlackLivesMatters. We need #AB3070 @AsmShirleyWeber https://t.co/cxdnZEHXez
7/7
2020
We know racial discrimination in this country shows up in our court system. In California, Black men are 8X more li… https://t.co/hKgImi7x5p
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker“As lawmakers, we can no longer accept the pervasive issues in our criminal justice system as unfixable.” Thank you… https://t.co/GtJViDVkQX
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe know racial discrimination in this country shows up in our court system. In California, Black men are 8X more li… https://t.co/w4QRK1zGbfThank you @ellabakercenter for joining in on the fight for equality in our justice system by co-sponsoring #AB2542https://t.co/WpBNZ5XBbx
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerThank you @LWVC for co-sponsoring #AB2542 to root our racism from our criminal justice system! #ConfrontRacism https://t.co/1Lif1C6vBu
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerThe CA Racial Justice Act will directly defend Black lives by confronting systemic racism in the criminal legal sys… https://t.co/qhvFUWN4WUWe know racial discrimination in this country shows up in our court system. In California, Black men are 8X more li… https://t.co/rTm7xVn9eH
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe are so excited to be co-sponsors on what will be landmark legislation. It is beyond time we extend civil rights… https://t.co/vAxUpkGwxm
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker"The California Racial Justice Act is an important step in reforming our criminal justice system while subsequently… https://t.co/VRwmmOnctgI’m proud to introduce the California Racial Justice Act #AB2542 to root our racism from the criminal justice syste… https://t.co/Ianactm15g
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7/6
2020
609 cases of police killing civilians and not 1 warranted prosecutions? The LA race for DA is November and it deser… https://t.co/Y1oPM8mu2I
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerI know Juan from @SanQuentinNews He is a amazing person. Smart, kind, curious and truly cares about making the worl… https://t.co/OF4tycFPjh
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker @1KatieOrr We need you reporting! Wishing you a fast recovery.Federal Judge Urges California to Release Vulnerable Inmates https://t.co/P3ChP5AhU4
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerThe spread of COVID is police violence. "The cycle of arrests, jailings and releases was the most significant pred… https://t.co/VlMv8UcPKz
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker“I’ll say most of us are already infected,” said death-row prisoner #TonyRodriguez. “They’re telling us they’re goi… https://t.co/BozVdGUBpb
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7/5
2020
Jun 23: Judge in tears begs state to act to avoid more deaths in prison https://t.co/DHXnWK4Q2L July 2: Judge tour… https://t.co/jbFveTmtEs
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerThese labels are meant to dehumanize us. I was facing the death penalty. I could have died from Covid on death row.… https://t.co/gJlvA1tiDc
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerIf you are wondering why so many are dying so fast, it is because most are mentally ill, disabled or elderly. "Ca… https://t.co/f6Yrn8jYE0Many people on death row are intellectually disabled. 1/3 have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness. Mo… https://t.co/1ktXEpi8Nv5 men on CA's death row have now died in 11 days, all confirmed or suspected COVID-19. As you read/ report on this, keep in mind:My View: Is CDCR Executing Incarcerated People at San Quentin By COVID? | Davis Vanguard https://t.co/knG60TdY50https://t.co/iigGCXxdNz
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker @TedrickG @ellabakercenter @MichelleEWiley @KQEDnews Great reporting - thank you for recognizing everyone inside is a human being @RailroadUnderg1 I'm sorry this state and country and the people currently in positions of power have failed you so… https://t.co/ihJXOwa4W4
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerThe #SanQuentin outbreak is also an #occupationalhealth crisis. Our editorial out today just as thousands of… https://t.co/0pQcsZGdEa
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerAre they really going to abandon human beings to die? How can the governor, the secretary of cdcr, or anyone in po… https://t.co/meLpomjn74
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe see your moretorium on the death penalty was a political move with no real moral grounds @GavinNewsom. Here’s mo… https://t.co/OBSDVpUap6
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerIn the next few years, history will judge who saw the scope of this & rose to the moment & which leaders failed & a… https://t.co/WGYwWxCQ3q
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerWe can never forget that MANY lifers are there due to a system that saw them as super predators & all the political… https://t.co/cLw05aQWSW
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerMore Than a Third of San Quentin Inmates Infected With COVID-19. https://t.co/PBCHRHOgd5 @nbcbayareahttps://t.co/ySFyCAR7Q9
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerHere’s what good reporting looks like. https://t.co/FDkCDcXR2JNewsom's suspension of the death penalty has ended https://t.co/Lse8hFxrxT
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerYes, the virus was brought to death row by staff. CDCR continues to allow staff to move from one unit to another, c… https://t.co/2QKfCOCmaRCDCR now reports two people from death row died today. That’s four people in ten days. @GavinNewsomhttps://t.co/6AwuAczk4o“The intentional killing of another person is wrong and as Governor, I will not oversee the execution of any indivi… https://t.co/pkbJuzUTeZ
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker @NicoleL18552608 They have not listed the 3rd on the web yet.
7/4
2020
Media reports that another person on CA's death row has died. That's three people in ten days. @GavinNewsom #StopSanQuentinOutbreakIs this a joke? #LetThemGo "Dana Simas, a spokeswoman for the agency, said that California officials were confiden… https://t.co/sDAo8URuiYThe #Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has formally dismissed all charges against #KareemJohnson in his capital ca… https://t.co/I2EBrRrTIm
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker"I hear the mournful wail of millions,whose chains, heavy and grievous yesterday, are today rendered more intolerab… https://t.co/gg8V69hYzxUS Dist Judge Jon Tigar urges release of medically vulnerable inmates, after touring prison at Vacaville where elde… https://t.co/LQzL5wkG7w
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker"The COVID-19 outbreak unfolding at San Quentin State Prison – and in other jail and prison facilities around the s… https://t.co/98OMp58CjJ
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerBREAKING: We are officially on the November 2020 ballot as YES on Proposition 16! Click here to join our campaign… https://t.co/2YU6rwDMTU
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker31 days into the worst outbreak in California, and top 5 in the nation. No public officials have gone to SQ to see… https://t.co/cmxpjMc6OF
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerSecond death row inmate dies in San Quentin this week, as coronavirus continues to spike. State prison: Marin coron… https://t.co/V4Kc2jCFlj
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7/3
2020
"We call on the governor to use his vast powers to take any emergency actions necessary to save California inmates… https://t.co/AvBkLKgw0N
7/2
2020
We need to stop all ICE transfers anytime! In the midst of #COVIDー19 we absolutely must stop them in the interest o… https://t.co/ryLKh4MllW
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker"Until we come to terms with the fact that large scale releases are necessary for the safety, not just of those ins… https://t.co/4RbWgYnj6z
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerDavid Sears @UCSFMedicine testifies: Decarceration is foundational to a successful COVID-19 response. All remainin… https://t.co/f3awjAAqrQ
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerOur dear friends are in great peril. @jamesking0314 names the beautiful elders in SQ in this terrifying situation:… https://t.co/sLNm1Vv3T6
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerSpeaker from @seiucalifornia speaking to the horrific conditions & lack of PPE for nurse staff at #SanQuentin. Expl… https://t.co/ZtJmd8ny3x
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerKaren Franklin @SEIU1000 gives public comment representing staff and nurses at San Quentin: "CDCR hasn't done wha… https://t.co/DidfH98DZA
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker(1/2) #StopSanQuentinOutBreak Demands: 1. CDCR and Governor Newsom must grant immediate releases 2. Stop the trans… https://t.co/2CeuN8exBc
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerBernard Moss from GRIP (Guiding Rage into Power) program in San Quentin speaks: "We cannot forget about Lifers. We… https://t.co/52fmO40aM3
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerFamily members of people inside San Quentin are speaking about not being able to reach or hear from their loved one… https://t.co/0tWbAZ3q1e
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerSolution to "surge staffing" problems bc of preventable #COVID19 outbreaks in overcrowded CA prisons = decarcerate.… https://t.co/FjC2BPaaNd
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker#StopSanQuentinOutbreak https://t.co/88WONIi2nmYes!! @SenHJMitchell Diaz says the population has been reduced by 8000 bc they stopped intake. What he leaves out i… https://t.co/SNVNf5Pf9y
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerPpl in East block refuse to be tested bc of the ways staff has botched the results. Folks in EB who test positive are not moved anyway
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerState killing people is wrong. Still true. #StopSanQuentinOutbreak https://t.co/LsWmeRd0ipListening the Dept of Public Health describe all the recommendations they have given CDCR to limit spread of… https://t.co/rBVxeFKMM8Sen @Scott_Wiener asked: Why is CDCR continuing to transfer people from its custody to ICE? We are sending peopl… https://t.co/5NBDwS1lqr
Retweeted by Natasha Minsker"It is not shocking with that level mass incarceration and crowding in our prisons that a contagion like COVID-19 w… https://t.co/M4CNE2zjlv
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerCDCR must expand criterion for release, particularly for those w/ health issues, elderly, nearing end of term. And,… https://t.co/rGVckOSDlB
Retweeted by Natasha MinskerSenator @NancySkinnerCA tells Dr. Mark Ghaly that his response to her question on testing and modeling was inadequa… https://t.co/JP1gu6bvWT
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7/1
2020

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