In with the New – The reFRESH

Art by @yueer_wan  Written by Crystal Duan This week, we’re seeing a lot of “new” — whether it’s new realizations and discoveries about the world at large, new changes to our perspectives post-pandemic, or new ways of sitting with the same selves we’ve been. What we’re checking out… Fast Company put together a video discussion […]

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Unpacking the weight of injustice – The reFRESH

Illustration by Shirien Damra @shirien.creates   Written by Crystal Duan This week, we’re reflecting on the murder of George Floyd, the power of vulnerable advice-giving, and how dress codes are anything but “protection.” What we’re checking out… “Everyone talks about the girl who recorded George Floyd’s death, but to actually be her is a different […]

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Time to talk about the hard things – The reFRESH

Illustration from We Are More, an art series that celebrates the resilience and range of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Written by Crystal Duan This week, we’re thinking about the hard things calling on our courage at this moment, like the devastating violence happening in Jerusalem and Gaza,  the difference between guilt and shame, corporate […]

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A Fresh Start: A Letter From The Editor – The reFRESH

Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re saying farewell to our editor, Jackson Bird. A letter from the editor… This is my final installment of the reFRESH. While the reFRESH newsletter will live on, I am stepping down as editor after an unforgettable four years at its helm. As I began preparing this week’s issue, I […]

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The Whole Tree Is Rotten – The reFRESH

Illustration by Aurélia Durand for her and FRESH speaker Jamia Wilson’s upcoming book This Book Is Feminist Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re discussing stolen land, reclaiming space, and the tireless fight for change. What we’re checking out… Nothing in this article is news, but Michael Harriot has provided the receipts all the same. Even […]

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