Our Top 5 Moments from FRESH: Live

Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re looking back on highlights from our first-ever conference, FRESH: Live. As the weeks go on, we’ll be sharing more of our favorite moments on social media–so make sure you’re following us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! But for today, here are the top five moments we haven’t been able […]

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No Barbecues in Trump’s America – The reFRESH

Image via The Root Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re rolling our eyes at racist white people, celebrating new ventures from our speakers, and fighting over whether it’s Yanny or Laurel. What we’re checking out… As our own Jamil Smith pointed out recently in Rolling Stone, 2018 is proving that there is nowhere in America where it’s safe […]

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Peace and Justice For All? – The reFRESH

Photo courtesy Human Pictures / Equal Justice Initiative Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re reflecting on the opening of the National Memorial for Peace & Justice and the cultural amnesia of a certain rapper. What we’re checking out… We’ve had our eyes on the opening of the National Memorial for Peace & Justice, colloquially referred to […]

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208,000 – The reFRESH

Image via The Washington Post Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re thinking of the over 208,000 students who have experienced gun violence since Columbine and standing in solidarity with those walking out today. What we’re checking out… Today is the National School Walkout when students across the nation will be walking out of class for nineteen […]

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In With The New – The reFRESH

FRESH Live presents In With the New

Art by Jessi Arrington Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re celebrating the launch of our first-ever conference “FRESH Live: In With The New” and spotlighting people and organizations who exemplify “the new” that we’re seeing emerge today. On June 5, 2018 in New York City, we’ll gather our speakers and special guests for our first-ever […]

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