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Year of The Outspoken: A reFRESH of 2017

Art by Franziska Barczyk Written by Jackson Bird.  While we can’t wait for 2017 to be over, one good thing to come out of it was the silence breakers, resisters and rabble-rousers who spoke out for justice and equality. 2017 was the year of speaking up, refusing to stay in our lanes, reclaiming our time, and breaking […]

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One Year Later, And Fighting On

Art by Bmike Odums Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re applauding the brave people who continue to come forward against their abusers, celebrating a much-needed election night win, and keeping conference season fresh. What we’re checking out… The past couple of weeks have been an absolute roller coaster in the news cycle. It was a […]

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#HimThough – The reFRESH

Photo via The Hindu Written by Jackson Bird.  We celebrated our third birthday this week! We want to give a big thanks all of our speakers, reFRESH readers, and collaborators who support our work. Here’s to many more years fighting for inclusion of more diverse voices in public spaces. And speaking of… What we’re checking out… […]

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Don’t Let The Creeps Grind You Down – The reFRESH

Credit Mona Chalabi Written by Jackson Bird.  This week, we’re talking about free speech, applauding #realjournalists, and dreaming of women truly ruling the world. What we’re checking out… July 4th was a good day to remind ourselves of what America was founded on: whiteness. Anna Sterling schools us. Speaking of white people on July 4th, NPR […]

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Happy Pride Month!- The reFRESH

Pic via. This week we’re celebrating Pride, prepping for our first public event, and cheering on the folks who claim the space they deserve. What we’re checking out… To kick off Pride month, activist Janet Mock wrote a love letter to the LGBTQ community and it makes us love her even more. To combat the […]

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