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For anyone out there in the fediverse that is looking for help with depression, thoughts of hurting yourself, or other mental health issues, here's one website with a list of resources:

afsp.org/find-support/resource

Please take care random person!

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[Teach a man how to fish thread]

I use Google. Here's some search tips:

1. Use quotes around a phrase to force search results to include it, like "Trump accomplishments". Try it! You can even put other keywords outside the quoted phrase or do multiple quoted phrases.

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Don't forget Quods,

Leaving tw@#7)r means leaving:

1. Hysteria
2. Inkshitting
3. Grifters
4. Bigotry
5. Incitements to violence
6. Virtue-signaling
7. Echo chambers
8. Ban lists
9. Divisive rhetoric
10. Intractable idiocy

cpasf.org/board-staff/shawsan-

"Previous to CPA, Shaw San studied Mandarin in China for a year."

Right, studied Mandarin for a year, that's all she did, nothing else at all!

ADDENDA

Executive Director of CPA says that CPA was inspired by the Black Panthers:

youtu.be/HRx0qtb8Iss?t=246

QUICK ADD!

The CPA-funded Build the Wheel's page for "Planting the Seeds of a Police-Free Future":

buildthewheel.org/curriculum/p

And its curricula page:
buildthewheel.org/curriculum

Not surprised at all that the CCP pushes identity politics to divide the USA...good job Daily Signal!

"The CPA began as a Leftist, pro-People’s Republic of China organization, promoting awareness of mainland China’s revolutionary thought and workers’ rights, and dedicated to self-determination, community control, and ‘serving the people."

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"Through our organizations, our work is rooted in bases that live in the most precarious margins of power: refugees, low-wage workers, youth, undocumented immigrants, queer and trans people, and low-income tenants."

"Our Coordinating Committee consists of: Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) – Oakland, CA / AYPAL: Building API Community Power – Oakland, CA / CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities – New York, NY / Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) – San Francisco, CA, / DRUM - South Asian Organizing Center - New York, NY / Providence Youth Student Movement (PrYSM) – Providence, RI."

And...zooming out back again to the larger network with which CPA collaborates:

"Grassroots Asians Rising is a national network of grassroots organizations rooted in Asian communities."

cpasf.ourpowerbase.net/civicrm

Back to "Shared Stories", which had workshops on advocacy in op-eds:

Teaching on gentrification

"The workshop was closed with two writing prompts that encouraged participants to re-assess a memory, situation, or feeling that was associated with pride or anger in relation to their identities."

The New York CPA had several years of youth programs for immigrants, under the name "Shared Stories":

"In August, I had the privilege of meeting participants from Shared Stories, a program sponsored by the Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) that educates and encourages youth to document immigration stories."
openthecity.org/?p=3832

Previously there's been a CPA in Boston, MA as well:

cpaboston.org/en/event/rvision

Chinese Progressive Association
Work 28 Ash St. Boston, MA 02111
tel: Work (617) 357-4499 | fax: Fax (617) 357-9611 justice@cpaboston.org
@CPAJustice

Here's the donation link for Build the Wheel:

cpasf.ourpowerbase.net/civicrm

"Build the Wheel is a fiscally sponsored project of the Chinese Progressive Association. CPA is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Our tax identification number is 23-7404756. This contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law."

CPA in San Francisco is behind www.buildthewheel.org

"A hub of social justice curricula to inspire change"

Its Instagram has a picture of "Planting the seeds of a police-free future"

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My allergies are REALLY acting up. 😢

Who knew I'd see this in my lifetime. 😭😭😭

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Those who label words as violence do so with the sole purpose of justifying violence against words.