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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Changing Tides – The reFRESH

Art by Wolff Olins for She Should Run Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re spotlighting women running for office in 2018, acknowledging the work that needs to be done in media representation, and gearing up for the March For Our Lives. What we’re checking out… As midterm elections heat up, we continue to see a […]

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Kids These Days – The reFRESH

Emma Gonzalez illustrated by Shering Snippets

Art by Shering Snippets Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re throwing our full support behind the students of Stoneman Douglas high school, calling for educational reform at every level, and looking to the future. What we’re checking out… It’s only been fifteen days since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but the […]

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Making History

Official presidential portraits painted by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re calling for gun control reform again, basking in the glow of the Obamas’ new portraits, and celebrating a huge couple of weeks for our speakers. What we’re checking out… This week began with another tragic shooting, this time in Parkland, Florida. […]

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