Today was fuckin bonkers. We were literally supposed to sign a lease today and move into an apt in a diff city. Was a cute spot but involved a lot of concessions (my partner and i figuring out what to do with tiny house, losing garden space, quail, our yard, moving into a smaller space, less room for Mr Books to frollick)
We just found a house! Today! With a comrade. Who is legit. And we're still moving in tomorrow
The dream space we gave up on for now is magically happening. Shit's surreal
OrgSpace is a social media instance on the Mastodon network built by, and for, community organizers. We believe social media is a critical tool for political education, relationship building, mobilizing folks; however, facebook, twitter and other mainstream networks have opted time and again for profit and commercializing personal data regardless of the consequences.
Mastodon is a decentralized, but federated network. This means that when you join organizing.social, you get to interact with everyone you choose to on the wider Mastodon network; but you also get to see locally scoped content (from this instance) and help build a network particularly focused on building community and organizing those around us against oppressive systems and towards a society rooted in equity and global justice.
Setting up this instance has been a project of PDX Outreach for Justice, but we want this to be a global network of organizers and welcome moderators, admins, and engineers, and others who would be interested in contributing and shaping this process
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