Twitter Storm Toolkit

Monday, June 14 at 12pm

Background

LA City Council has passed the Mayor’s police state budget. The People’s Budget LA coalition demands they:

  1. Amend the budget to #DefundthePolice
  2. Advance the Bonin/Raman #NoNewCops budget amendment
  3. Support Black communities by funding Black-led organizations

Read our statement on the budget

General Tweets

Click to tweet: LA City Council voted against the will of the people and adopted Garcetti’s budget increasing LAPD’s budget by $39Million. Tell your City Councilmember that #ReimaginePublicSafety means #DefundThePolice and invest in Black communities! #PeoplesBudgetLA

Click to tweet: Hundreds of Angelenos took to the streets chanting #DefundThePolice. How dare City Council and the Mayor call it a “Justice” budget when it increases LAPD’s budget by $39million. #PeoplesBudgetLA #BlackLivesMatter

Click to tweet: Instead of investing more $$ in resources that would strengthen our communities, LA city council voted to invest more $$ to a department that criminalizes and terrorizes our communities. Support the #PeoplesBudgetLA and tell city council to amend the budget to #DefundThePolice!

Click to tweet: The People’s Budget reflects what the people want; divest invest. Defund the police and reimagine those dollars to service the needs of underserved communities. That’s what a justice budget looks like #BlackLivesMatter #DefundThePolice #PeoplesBudgetLA

Click to tweet: People voted for Measure J last year. They wanted to see investment in Black communities. We need to defund the LAPD and use those dollars to fund Black-led organizations. Tell City Council we need a REAL justice budget. #PeoplesBudgetLA

Click to tweet: Black and Brown communities are likely to be under-resourced and overpoliced. Mayor Garcetti’s unjust budget is an insult to the demands of the people. Tell City Council to defund the police!!  #PeoplesBudgetLA #BlackLivesMatter

Click to tweet: LA City Council: amend Garcetti’s budget and adopt the people’s budget! #DefundThePolice #PeoplesBudgetLA

Click to tweet: Defund the police and reallocate those dollars to support Black-led nonprofits and small businesses. That’s what reimagining public safety looks like. #PeoplesBudgetLA #DefundThePolice

Click to tweet: Tell LA City Council: a justice budget invests in Black communities by funding Black-led organizations  #DefundThePolice  #PeoplesBudgetLA

Click to tweet: LA City Council is increasing the police budget against the people’s will. This is a slap in the face to underserved Black communities. We demand they #DefundThePolice and #AmendtheBudget #PeoplesBudgetLA

Tag Your Councilmember

Find your councilmember here

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @gilcedillo: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @PaulKrekorian: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @BobBlumenfield: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @cd4losangeles: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @PaulKoretzCD5: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @CD6Nury: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @MRodCD7: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @mhdcd8: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @CurrenDPriceJr: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @mridleythomas: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @MikeBoninLA: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @CD12LA: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @MitchOFarrell: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @kdeleon: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

Click to tweet: Our communities need services NOT more police! @JoeBuscaino: meet the needs of your constituents, amend the budget and #DefundThePolice. Pass a #PeoplesBudgetLA!

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