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

quietcreature

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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Celebrate Essential Workers This Weekend – The reFRESH

Mer Young for Dear Frontline

Art by Mer Young for Dear Frontline Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re reflecting on the true meaning of Labor Day and staying cognizant of how the internet is changing us as a society. What we’re checking out… As we kick off Labor Day weekend, let’s not forget about domestic workers who are systemically underpaid […]

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Women Against Patriarchy – The reFRESH

Photo via The New York Times / Los Angeles Public Library Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re continuing the celebration of women’s suffrage and continuing the fight towards true equity. What we’re checking out This week was the hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the nineteenth amendment to the United States Constitution, granting women–mostly wealthy white […]

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