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TheOkraProject @TheOkraProject Occupied Lenape Territory

The Okra Project is a 100% grassroots, organizer-led initiative with the goal of combatting food insecurity in the Black Trans community.

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Joined Twitter 3/22/19


@jarlem_elijah @JackTheCapn Easier to donate directly! Thank you so much!If you are a Black Trans person who has not signed up for this partnership please do so through the link below: >>… https://t.co/leglraBcvFYesterday we released our new temporary corporate partnership with UberEats! Since then 450 Black Trans people have… https://t.co/T2mxNwB1CO
8/5
2020
The Okra Project has developed a temporary corporate partnership with UberEats. UberEats has donated 1500 up to $25… https://t.co/p2JRoqYuIC🚨 Black Trans folks! Who wants to eat?! 🚨 https://t.co/cDWl3MT8IM
8/4
2020
Financial Director, full-time Responsibilities and Compensation https://t.co/D2xR6AQibkAdministrative Assistant, part-time Responsibilities and Compensation https://t.co/TNTQ2djU5pThe Okra Project is hiring! All interested applicants should send a resume/CV and letter of interest to theokrapr… https://t.co/XEWqaYwIdg
8/3
2020
In reaction to recent events, The Okra Project will be hosting a town hall for healing, understanding, and accounta… https://t.co/qQqIOBSKI0
7/20
2020
ATTN! For your consideration: https://t.co/6qUMjTg2uw
7/11
2020
Content Warning: Sexual Coercion and Predatory Behavior https://t.co/yzyJt1HIrwIn regards to recent information about our financial advisor, Nyla Sampson, we believe survivors. More to follow. https://t.co/hUBfEk96Wg
7/9
2020
Hey Family! We are experiencing an extremely high volume of messages and emails. Our team is small (there’s only 4… https://t.co/7hgLvDN2kl
6/29
2020
WE DID IT! https://t.co/J0FdSGiqCy Our formal donation link is back up and running! FOLLOW, LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE… https://t.co/aiHzSUPRik
6/20
2020
DON’T FORGET! We have a NEW donation link via our fiscal sponsor! Please spread the word! https://t.co/CTZvdzPuiE
6/19
2020
UPDATE: The Okra Project now has a NEW donation link via our fiscal sponsor. Please send all future donation there.… https://t.co/MDcc7tiXK7Our Founder, Ianne (@FreeActorvist) will be LIVE on @vicenews discussing racial and gender justice at 5pm! https://t.co/JKKc0jXc3t
6/18
2020
Ultimately, the safety and prosperity of Black queer folx here, and abroad remain paramount during a most radical y… https://t.co/24DUSHSoyHBlack trans folx, elders, those of varied non-binary expression, and allies from far and wide across the community… https://t.co/aaSTtloAqHThe Okra Project is grateful to all 15,000 of you that showed up, and showed out on behalf of Black-trans rights, b… https://t.co/rmZBMRDzfSWe've taken over @TigNotaro's twitter! Want to learn about our history and see what we'll be up to this week? Check… https://t.co/WXB5KMynqD
6/16
2020
@SerenaSonoma @RaquelWillis_ We were so happy to stand with her yesterday. Her speech was moving, as always.Peep our new header photo by the fabulous @lexicon91! More pics from yesterday’s Brooklyn Liberation Action for Bla… https://t.co/0J3CaIaONeOur Founder, Ianne Fields Stewart (@FreeActorvist) speaking powerful words at today’s Brooklyn Liberation Action fo… https://t.co/Tdhacq5YB5Can y’all share and get some visibility on this? It is important that our community is represented accurately. https://t.co/E5FAbrlcW1
6/15
2020
@JamieKleinberg sorry for the confusion! Please try this new link with our new fiscal sponsor! https://t.co/J0FdSGiqCy
6/13
2020
$75k for @TheOkraProject to fight food insecurity in the Black Transgender community. https://t.co/Mv1nkP064d
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectTHE REVOLUTION IS NOW. PINKWASHING IS OVER. RAINBOW CAPITALISM IS OVER. NO PERMIT, NO WORKING WITH COPS. NO PRIDE F… https://t.co/fAghRIsxEECALLING ALL QUEERS: #BROOKLYNLIBERATION - AN ACTION FOR BLACK TRANS LIVES. THIS SUNDAY 6/14 @ 1PM. OUTSIDE BROOKLYN… https://t.co/6pRICiqpyX
6/11
2020
Please join our founder @FreeActorvist on @OnPointRadio today who will be speaking with other activists about organ… https://t.co/4dTpJgjhz7
6/8
2020
@abbiefayeolson Which link are you using?
6/3
2020
If you are a non-Black or cisgender person looking to donate to the funds, please visit https://t.co/qsQI5xNq5v
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectWe hope this thread provided clarity, and we thank all members of our community for their continued support. Let’s get free ✊🏾❤️If you are a Black therapist this has experience with Black Transgender clients, and you would like to offer your s… https://t.co/b4bmaSIod5If you are a non-Black or cisgender person looking to donate to the funds, please visit https://t.co/qsQI5xNq5vIf you are a Black Transmasculine person looking to apply for services from the Tony McDade Fund, click this link: https://t.co/JJESCPBhPYIf you are a Black Transfeminine person looking to apply for services from the Nina Pop Fund, click this link: https://t.co/mWI7tJREfhIn just 24 hours, our community has raised over $20,000 for our Nina Pop and Tony McDade Funds, more than matching… https://t.co/Z1Iut8EMV9
6/2
2020
@BlackTransMedia @kadarlikeradar @TWOCCNYC Thank you! ✊🏾 @MrDavidJohns @BlackTransMedia @NBJContheMove Amazing! Please wants us an email at asmin@theokraproject.com ✊🏾 @BlackTransMedia Yes please! admin@theokraproject.com
6/1
2020
To honor #NinaPop, #TonyMcDade, and the many Black Trans people who been murdered by state-sanctioned violence,… https://t.co/oLGRBEWOd5
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectTo honor #NinaPop, #TonyMcDade, and the many Black Trans people who been murdered by state-sanctioned violence, The… https://t.co/9j48AF5wZP
Retweeted by TheOkraProject @marquisevilson Thank you for supporting us and showing us love!Please See Our Press Release Attached Below! *Large font press release available upon request. https://t.co/N3eHDQdUWkThings to Consider: - Okra Project is currently looking for organizers and organizations who would be willing to… https://t.co/Lq2gaAwWwsInterested in Donating Money? https://t.co/qsQI5xNq5v Are you interested in donating or supporting The Nina Pop Me… https://t.co/xaaeMX1DUfThe TMMHRF is an emergency mutual aid fund that raises money to pay for one-time mental health therapy sessions wit… https://t.co/ORrlP0tBinThe NPMHRF is an emergency mutual aid fund that raises money to pay for one-time mental health therapy sessions wit… https://t.co/uBs88DAEhkTo honor #NinaPop, #TonyMcDade, and the many Black Trans people who been murdered by state-sanctioned violence, The… https://t.co/9j48AF5wZP
5/31
2020
If anyone who is Black and trans is protesting today in Harlem and needs money for resources, let me know.
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectHey family, we have some exciting things coming up, but just a quick update: We are having some issues with our P… https://t.co/HruMetgRAM
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectHey family, we have some exciting things coming up, but just a quick update: We are having some issues with our P… https://t.co/HruMetgRAM
5/30
2020
Happy Birthday! Love, The Okra Project ❤️ https://t.co/5uZFjhJ9YP
5/22
2020
@RantzFanon @tikirah @maahd__ @BKANARKATA @AbolitionF_ists @4THEGWORLS Sent! Be well love ❤️
5/18
2020
And that’s on Okra seeds! Check out this amazing interview by @RaquelWillis_ with out Founder, @FreeActorvist and… https://t.co/LEwXk6iNNl
5/5
2020
‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️ Black trans folks: APPLY! https://t.co/Wexpw9koS2
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5/2
2020
Here’s our monetary aid link again. Any Black Trans person worldwide is eligible to apply. https://t.co/W5kJs8O2doSpeaking of @BlkTransTravel, if you are a Black Trans woman in need of emergency/essential transportation, please contact @BlkTransTravel
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectYou can learn more about the fund @4THEGWORLS Twitter page. This is a collaborative effect between The Okra Project… https://t.co/tRTRcVk1WK
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectIf you are a Black Trans person in NEW YORK OR NEW JERSEY in need of funds for medication or funds for transportati… https://t.co/qhBsG4mRnY
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectWe are also very excited to announce that we have partnered with a few other Black Trans led organizations to pool… https://t.co/dIkzKzB9fu
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectFor the safety of our team and clients, we have had to shift our operations to being completely contactless. We wil… https://t.co/Anx9OmFp0A
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectHey Family! Some updates as we continue to serve our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Thread]
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectSpeaking of @BlkTransTravel, if you are a Black Trans woman in need of emergency/essential transportation, please contact @BlkTransTravelYou can learn more about the fund @4THEGWORLS Twitter page. This is a collaborative effect between The Okra Project… https://t.co/tRTRcVk1WKIf you are a Black Trans person in NEW YORK OR NEW JERSEY in need of funds for medication or funds for transportati… https://t.co/qhBsG4mRnYWe are also very excited to announce that we have partnered with a few other Black Trans led organizations to pool… https://t.co/dIkzKzB9fuFor the safety of our team and clients, we have had to shift our operations to being completely contactless. We wil… https://t.co/Anx9OmFp0AUnfortunately, COVID-19 hit us close to home and affected a member of our team. We appreciate the well wishes and p… https://t.co/1I1yuK8NkkHey Family! Some updates as we continue to serve our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Thread]
4/30
2020
I'm setting a goal for 2 months rent in advance since I just lost my job and soon will have to move as my lease is… https://t.co/f0RnY5whiY
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4/4
2020
If you are a Black Trans person in NYC/S. Jersey/Philly in need of food during this time, still fill out the form b… https://t.co/CIxyxF1kTcWe proudly served Black Trans folx yesterday in Manhattan + The Bronx, and plan to serve more all over NYC/S. Jerse… https://t.co/qs5TvC6udk
3/24
2020
Family, we appreciate your patience. Due to further health concerns and restrictions, as well as making sure our or… https://t.co/42ypcMevFX
3/23
2020
Deliveries for tonight are complete! Stay tuned for more updates! @RealClarabelleC We love you back! @Marques_L_J @soundslikerhea The Okra plant as long kept Black communities sustained. You can read more about us an… https://t.co/QDJ0BmggdR @AsanniArmon @FreeActorvist @NylaTheMusical We love you so much ✊🏾❤️
3/21
2020
Hey Family! We are working on getting more food and supply bags to Black Trans folx in need this evening! We ask fo… https://t.co/tmpQjEKt36 @bitsybot @evanhanczor Our refrigerators are full right now, so we can’t take much perishable food at the moment. T… https://t.co/eIThAKH5Ub @MayMorbiferous It does!Thank you very much to @thefader for highlighting our work! ✊🏾 https://t.co/35PAdwdWpb @invaderslim Yes! DM us! @cofactorstrudel @AmandaTNStevens https://t.co/SQwfon6vHf https://t.co/kL3br4qaCD
3/20
2020
@BlkTransFutures ✊🏾❤️ @HeelsNheartbrk It is ❤️If you’re a Black Trans person in NYC that needs a food bag, please complete this form: https://t.co/qtD7tV4jBqWe have reached capacity to deliver this fresh, perishable food today. We want to make sure it’s as fresh as possib… https://t.co/iRhRGgsVDh @writersdelite @drjilliantweiss It is! @Jaradope @shawntelco @sweetwhskey Black Trans folx live @ the intersection of racism + transphobia, are 3x more li… https://t.co/aTMqodVGZp @thebabelyfe Yes!Hey people! So we found a delivery driver, and now it’s time to get food to the people! The Okra Project Team is wo… https://t.co/rr535P4rjzHey family! We are in need of some assistance. Anyone in the NYC that has a car and is able to help us make deliver… https://t.co/f0XW9e11zK
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectHey y’all! We need cars to transport food to Black Trans folks in need. https://t.co/R7T4iyY4Fd
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectHey family! We are in need of some assistance. Anyone in the NYC that has a car and is able to help us make deliver… https://t.co/f0XW9e11zK
3/19
2020
Hey family! As promised, we’ve assembled bags of food/supplies for our community. Black Trans folks in NYC can curr… https://t.co/K8k2ZhoP9f
Retweeted by TheOkraProject @BlkTransTravel Thank you fam! We love you! Also April is #BlackWomensHistoryMonth so there’s still time to highlight our faves ✊🏾❤️If you can, please donate to @TheOkraProject to help support Black Trans/GNC folks in NYC! https://t.co/UtG0ITgVEk
Retweeted by TheOkraProjectIf you’re a Black Trans person in Philly or NJ, please fill out the form as well! We are working on extending services!
3/17
2020

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