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A New Day, A Familiar Fight – The reFRESH

Art via the Women’s March Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re sweeping up the confetti, rolling up our sleeves, and getting back to work. What we’re checking out… This piece by Roxane Gay in The New York Times was written before we had a definitive answer in the election but still rings just as true about […]

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2020’s Scariest Costume: Voter Suppression – The reFRESH

Art by @niabydesign Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re continuing to raise the alarm about the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, shining a light on people with intersecting identities that are often overlooked, and preparing for the U.S. general election with a few deep breaths. What we’re checking out… Election Day […]

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The Power in Keeping It Personal – The reFRESH

Art by Caitlin Blunnie Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re highlighting personal stories on vital issues facing our nation as a reminder that the personal is political, and each of us has the power to make a difference. What we’re checking out… ICYMI Megan Thee Stallion wrote an incredible op-ed on Black feminism for The New […]

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Mind the (Gender) Gap – The reFRESH

Art by Hannah Paul Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re checking our biases, minding the gap, and making a plan to vote. What we’re checking out… Matthew Desmond explained in The New York Times how the overt racism on proud display these days makes it too easy for white liberals to feel good about themselves without […]

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Rest, Rejuvenate, Resist – The reFRESH

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Art by Quiet Creature Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re honing skills to keep ourselves and each other going––skills that absolutely include rest and self-forgiveness. What we’re checking out… Today is Rosh Hashana, the start of the Jewish New Year, and whether you celebrate or not, this weekend could be a good time to pause […]

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