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A coalition to demand that Minneapolis divest from policing and invest in long-term alternatives. Also on FB and IG: @reclaimtheblock.

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Meet Black Policy Institute fellow Zola Richardson of @reclaimtheblock Zola envisions, “A world where Black peopl… https://t.co/8OxbK5Bur9
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockThe things happening now we projected 3-5 years out, but because people got out on the streets to demand it, it mad… https://t.co/RA0MEnCOkm
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockDamn if only there was another way to use these hotels 🤔🤔🤔 https://t.co/UFXCXo3khS
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9/25
2020
Our group is working to respond well to the questions people have for us and the concerns they've expressed. This i… https://t.co/gHLancESYODonate to support organizers in Louisville including the community bail fund: Give to Louisville and help them heal… https://t.co/LW0MWK5vfZ
Retweeted by Reclaim the Blockeviction has happened, five activists arrested, five displaced residents have been located but that's it https://t.co/WSeVF0OpH3
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockPEAVEY PARK HAS BEEN EVICTED. A BIPOC resident & multiple defenders have been arrested, all tents bulldozed. Elderl… https://t.co/OgQ8fAAiRT
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9/24
2020
It's with joy that we announce the Transformative Black Led Movement Fund Committee today. We are honored to have t… https://t.co/KjZvGwFO2u
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9/22
2020
We're officially launching the California Freedom Council of The Red Nation! https://t.co/oHdlTyOvCG
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9/19
2020
More exciting news from the #EmergentStrategy series: WE WILL NOT CANCEL US, a new short book from @adriennemaree,… https://t.co/mJBxPHeBDg
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/y2GwV01IhlFriendly reminder: Kimberlé Crenshaw’s, Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Ag… https://t.co/TBI0p5rama
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block🚨 EMERGENCY LIVESTREAM TONIGHT 8PM ET 🚨‼️ Police agencies in the Denver area arrested anti-racist organizers in a… https://t.co/sfTdLsuSP3
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockWhile we’re tweeting about money, a reminder about the Transformative Black Led Movement Fund, the rapid response t… https://t.co/XynbrQmUG0We’re happy to update this doc when it’s helpful. Originally we did this daily but it got much slower. And to be c… https://t.co/r4usTYlJomGoing to go ahead and leave this update in the original thread too. https://t.co/5NYrsjSrfnAnd to be clear, we don’t know what happened to the google doc. Google says it violated their terms, for unclear re… https://t.co/Cnddi5uxul
9/18
2020
We’ve moved this link away from google docs and republished this list of possible Minneapolis places to donate agai… https://t.co/VY8yukwZ34And here is current list of events and actions. A few have been canceled, but there is a wide variety of things to… https://t.co/SwxxlGiH14
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockCommunity policing is reform. Community safety is abolition. #WeKeepUsSafe https://t.co/msglvskZwo
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockIf you want to get involved with cop watch at the encampments, here’s your chance! See you there ✨ https://t.co/sW6D7PTELq
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockIt's really important for folks to keep their eye on what's happening with the LAPD's blaming Black organizers, abo… https://t.co/CwKlBOowdb
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockThere was a whole live webinar with utter legends @prisonculture and Ruth Wilson Gilmore. Thanks to the folks tweet… https://t.co/eStwRYEoPl
9/17
2020
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Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockWe'll be slinging books at this awesome Seward Police Abolition action tonight! Come for the bold vision for true p… https://t.co/7dteVWX2Rw
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block(They don’t appear to be on Twitter at this time; we’ll be sure to mention if that changes)We’re also excited about Seward Police Abolition’s neighborhood work that has emerged around this #NoNewPrecinct wo… https://t.co/rugvbtlRkOTonight at 5pm! We’re excited to be out with folks who can be there. https://t.co/UNwH6wK2l3We’ll close off this card sort in a week or so and move on to the next stage. Thanks to everyone who has been willing to click through it.In case you missed it earlier, this is a thing we’re doing. Please feel free to send it to your folks, including th… https://t.co/18saxknNmK
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block“… no one is safe in immigrant detention, because no one is safe in a system that doesn't think that you matter. Th… https://t.co/om0tYScOj4
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockThis action was today as well. Our @NoCagesMn comrades have a live video on their FB page, with many quotes in the… https://t.co/k7mTcWJ5kdThere’s a couple of ways to get plugged into local National Night Out for Safety and Liberation: 1. Host your own e… https://t.co/NzCza5Jey1
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockWe’re reconvening and now people are sharing back so many great answers. Common answers were resources, trainings… https://t.co/ebDjs1AgiD
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9/16
2020
Community policing is public relations for cops. This method of policing coincided with the militarization of police forces.
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockOur agenda for the night https://t.co/yd6j9FIiNc
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockWe’re about to start in 15 minutes! Follow along here for live tweets if you’re not able to attend. https://t.co/07csqMrPC9
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockReminder: National Night Out For Safety and Liberation is October 6, but this teach-in about it is tonight (Septemb… https://t.co/nlNZon0RsT
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block @friday_mn @Ajlark25 @TCparkresponder @reclaimtheblock Thanks Friday! We have someone on this supply run now actual… https://t.co/duzvNOpzPI
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockPEAVEY PARK IS EXTREMELY LOW ON FOOD 🚨 Cereal, milk, snacks, cookies, granola bars, and individually wrapped sandw… https://t.co/1c18Y9K1fB
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockReminder for tomorrow’s training if you haven’t already registered! https://t.co/QJ54vAZK4tI highly, highly recommend that movement folks sign up for this. Even if you know the history of COINTELPRO, this i… https://t.co/dmy5lMrVSu
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockI am so looking forward to this event! Register and spread the word! https://t.co/WdX8L0EY6N
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockI’m in a training around the impending eviction crisis offered by @JCA_MN and it’s a good time to remind everyone t… https://t.co/bM1sgc5h4W
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9/15
2020
Abolition must be based in disability justice. https://t.co/SrHjuTwQ5E
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockNational Night In is tomorrow night! Register here: https://t.co/2fRDNaTFYt https://t.co/JjDFFunGo1.@MPD_150's report and abolitionist toolkit “Enough Is Enough”--a community history and performance review of the M… https://t.co/wgLbNAJ44U
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockWhile F12 People’s Kitchen is looking for a new kitchen space their ability to distribute food is limited. You can… https://t.co/JcS7ZflG6B
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9/14
2020
Find the statement being read here: https://t.co/pJvxXsUJwS
Retweeted by Reclaim the Blockwhose capitol? OUR CAPITOL https://t.co/SF4JAFDKGF
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block“Stability begins with a safe place to sleep.”
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block“To gov Walz and LtGov Flanagan, Every time an encampment is cleared we lose essential services. As soon as someone… https://t.co/8ZUU5xlkRB
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block“We talk about how syringes on the ground is a public health crisis it’s actually a housing crisis.”
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block“Every single year there’s people that die on the street, but I never see the asphalt come up and choke people. It’… https://t.co/qOmY7Sw9Uy
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockAlfredo, a resident from Camp Kellogg who received housing assistance: “They set a precedent, if they can do it fo… https://t.co/ThE3VVi0XZ
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockToday! https://t.co/6JR9PuOKRi
9/13
2020
“There is no way to create financial incentives to stop police violence — because violence is inherent to policing.” https://t.co/ICtGQoGRZ4There's a whole fall series coming out of @projectnia to teach us how to Build [our] Abolitionist Toolkit. https://t.co/lJ6EvZFji2
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9/12
2020
There’s still time to add your name to the growing list of people & orgs that demand the state (Walz/Flanagan) act… https://t.co/KaH2Bxjv9Y
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockIn case you missed it earlier, this is a thing we’re doing. Please feel free to send it to your folks, including th… https://t.co/18saxknNmKhttps://t.co/ciF6LiaNnM https://t.co/KOwig0qSBo
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block"Families and communities deserve more than heartbreak over and over again each time the system declines to hold it… https://t.co/KWi6vl8TtK“We want to direct our energies toward collective strategies that are more likely to be successful in delivering he… https://t.co/d0Fypk0kGoAs Mariame Kaba and @dreanyc123 have taught us, we want more justice for George Floyd than the system that killed him can deliver.And fundamentally, we support and demand the defunding and dismantling of the entire system of police and prisons,… https://t.co/TQ5A8rITrFWe’re looking for justice through reparations. We’re looking for justice through removing officers and ensuring they don’t hold power again.As an abolitionist group, we resist the temptation to believe that prosecution, and less likely, the conviction and… https://t.co/4w7o1KtCxRThis is an example of the system twisting to protect itself: MPD is responsible for that breach of trust. It’s lega… https://t.co/S178WrULJvWe notice the real possibility that this case could be moved out of Hennepin County by portraying the lack of trust… https://t.co/tMLXjWNe7hWe stand with every community member who is pursuing justice because of the pain, anger, and grief that George Floyd's murder has caused.Today, as the cops who killed George Floyd go to a pretrial hearing, our hearts are full of rage and longing for a… https://t.co/NlidRZ3POnIf you’d like to know before you click it, we list a bunch of possible page titles and you can drag and drop them i… https://t.co/WqPHEqMNAaWe’re early in a process of thinking about what our website can and should do. As part of that, we’ve created a car… https://t.co/0YN9qYErrX
9/11
2020
Get your defund SPD shirt today! https://t.co/MDu2b7fE4P
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockIt’s getting colder faster than we were prepared for! COLD WEATHER NEEDS FOR PEAVEY: https://t.co/zdf9tJKBlT
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockMINNEAPOLIS: Now is the time to decide how you can best aid folks during an eviction. We need to prepare to protect… https://t.co/QdoqrGOO4x
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9/10
2020
Sign onto our list of demands for the Walz & Flanagan administration to act on sheltering unhoused Minnesotans The… https://t.co/LVee5Jm7ZH
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockWe're excited to join @SOULInChicago, @peopleslobbyusa, @shrivercenter & @NationalNurses to announce the "Budget fo… https://t.co/M3noqj9Vpr
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockIn 2017, a group of activists, artists, and researchers came together to release a people's history of the Minneapo… https://t.co/OUnbU7cIDD
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockWhatever the longterm ramifications of cop slowdowns, blue flu, etc, it would be a huge net benefit if people start… https://t.co/1K5OiA2Uyp
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9/9
2020
Hi all, #Minneapolis could still use your help. The @CorcoranMpls food pantry supports our diverse community along… https://t.co/Spkk0CmV3G
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockLet Minneapolis City Council know how much we don’t want a new precinct to be built. Sign the petition here:… https://t.co/cdvqQVAS24
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockGovernor Walz has the executive power to take action on housing & homelessness The following demands are actions h… https://t.co/VGvQPPEZWc
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9/8
2020
Some how CPD will applaud themselves & the media will promote it as if they really kept people safe. If someone has… https://t.co/gq44v8mEO4
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9/7
2020
Join our march to demand @peggyflanagan & @Tim_Walz take action for unsheltered people before winter 2020! 📆Sun Sep… https://t.co/1fJmT5purw
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockThere is no amount of oversight that will make communities safe from police. We need to be taking power away from… https://t.co/HvkLMWMHaR
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockCan we do a final weekend push? We still need $900. This labor day weekend, consider the unpaid labor energy of s… https://t.co/scvmkr8ux9
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block*Supply Drive at Levin Park 11-7pm today!* Residents at The Wall need BLANKETS, tents, tarps, zip ties/ rope/ bunge… https://t.co/HiU7oz6Ju7
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockRochester comrades were shot with rubber bullets and gassed last night, including @kimsmithforny and VOCAL-Rocheste… https://t.co/ChrQGA68gd
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9/6
2020
Later today! You can still RSVP for this conversation. https://t.co/VW8E189LJ3If you’ve been meaning to read our “Enough Is Enough” report, good news: the *expanded* edition (including the orig… https://t.co/THNKfAzi9E
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9/4
2020
TOMORROW! Join us, @NewFLMajority, @reclaimtheblock, @BlackVisionsMN, @Dreamdefenders & @JaxTakesAction for an impo… https://t.co/wO5pUMrS08
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockLike I've said and written: radical political demands aren't meant to be "market tested" and analyzing all protest… https://t.co/9fqvel3ZLo
Retweeted by Reclaim the Block🚨 we're pooling up for ZACAH again because minneapolis cops CONTINUE to harass and raid the houseless encampments.… https://t.co/y5PHPSzcor
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockRacism is a public health crisis. “A health crisis or public health crisis is a difficult situation or complex heal… https://t.co/8xncZoJSyH
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockJoin @BlackFuturesLab, @NewFLMajority, @reclaimtheblock, @BlackVisionsMN, @Dreamdefenders & @JaxTakesAction for an… https://t.co/RQpHN5XRS1
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9/3
2020
NOW: A group of community members are reclaiming land following another camp clearing by taking back The Wall of Fo… https://t.co/YpEyXF9UVH
Retweeted by Reclaim the BlockHi all...Please join @brownstargirl, Shira Hassan, Mimi Kim and I tomorrow as we present on Sexual Violence and Tra… https://t.co/PySx61T1Ou
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9/2
2020

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