The Persistence Resistance – The reFRESH

This week, we’re celebrating big news on the travel ban, laughing to avoid crying over the state of the nation, and rallying behind all the women who persist in the fight for justice. What we’ve been checking out… With a unanimous vote, the 9th circuit upheld the stay of Donald Trump’s travel ban yesterday, reminding […]

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This Is Not A One Day Movement – The Weekly reFRESH

The Weekly reFRESH is back, with all of the freshest updates, thinkers, and actions on our radar. We’d also like to introduce the newest addition to our team, Kara Crutcher, who’ll be joining us as our Speaker Coordinator. She will also be the editor of the reFRESH. (*Kara waves*) Let’s face it: It’s a been […]

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Black Lives Matter — The Weekly reFRESH

Black Lives Matter Sign

This week, our round-up is dedicated to readings and videos in response to the recent killings of Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott. Because Black Lives Matter.  What we’re reading/watching… The Tulsa police officer who killed Terence Crutcher has been charged with manslaughter. Luvvie Ajayi has a letter for white people that is a necessary […]

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The power of hard data and the New American Dream — The Weekly reFRESH

Courtney Martin giving a TED talk

Pic via TED. This week, we’re watching/reading about what we can learn from our enemies, hard proof that Hollywood hasn’t changed, and a reinvention of The American Dream. What we’ve been checking out… Love this: A crew of 20 women scientists/superheroes teamed up to collect data on the lack of representation of female speakers in conferences […]

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Burkini beach parties and The Big Vagenda — The Weekly reFRESH

burkini beach party

Pic via. This week, we’re reading about pro-burkini beach parties, the woman taking the advertising industry to task, and the most meta of gender bias reporting.  What we’re checking out… As the Vagenda of Manocide meme gives women on the internet the best week ever, the real Vagenda is revealed as Women’s Equality Day becomes official today, […]

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