listening to 'Orange is the New Black' author Piper Kerman testimony
opening statement on the federal #prison
: Do you think it's feasible to eliminate solitary confinement of children? BOP: YES. Let's get it done!
: "This is a nation that doesn't endorse torture." Champions ending solitary confinement of juveniles.
From today's hearing on our Federal Bureau of Prisons. Pictured here from the left is Piper Kerman, an activist and author of "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison." To Piper's right is Jerome Dillard, Reentry Coordinator for Dane County, Wisconsin. On the far right is Udi Ofer, Exec
Day Two of my 10 days without sugar, bread, pasta, etc. My lunch today in our Senate caucus meeting: broccoli and tofu. I'm also making sure to drink lots of water.
Celebrated Senator Chris Murphy's 42nd Birthday tonight with a couple of other colleagues. Proud to serve with one of Connecticut's best and a valued friend.
Baba ganoush tonight in DC at Zaytinya. Part of my first dinner in my first night of #TenDaysWithNoSugar @zaytinyadc
Military Park #Newark
Farmers’ Market Returns Tuesday Aug 4th ow.ly/QqMMF @CoryBooker
I'm doing 10 days without added sugar, no bread, pasta, etc. Here is my breakfast.
Great quote from Albert Einstein (via @attndotcom
We need to save future generations from trauma of growing up with an incarcerated parent.
It doesn't make sense to deny people getting back on their feet access to the help they need.
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." We must stand together against injustice.
#criminaljusticereform #politics #usa
We need to put an end to our young people experiencing the trauma of solitary confinement.
Key and Peele sketch raises an important question: Why aren’t teachers paid more? thkpr.gs/3657627
Our future infrastructure will run on spectrum. We need to get organized for an increasingly interconnected future.
: Booker: Discrimination against LGBT people is unacceptable. Its time for a change bit.ly/1I4Zxjs
An estimated 30 billion objects will be connected to the internet wirelessly by 2020.
Tragic. We built a new prison every ten days between 1990 and 2005. Prisons are not the solution.
Celebrating 50th anniv. of #OlderAmericansAct
—that aligned our laws with our values.@UCSheriffCryan @CoryBooker
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Lincoln