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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A Time of Renewal, An Opportunity To Do Better – The reFRESH

Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya

Art by FRESH Speaker Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re getting ready to go outside again, but making sure we’ve got the whole community in mind when we do. What we’re checking out… “America Ruined My Name For Me,” a meditation on identity and racism from Beth Nguyen, and a must-read.  Volunteers around the […]

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Women’s Rights, Right Now – The reFRESH

Daniela Alfieri

Art by Daniela Alfieri Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re celebrating women’s history and women’s futures. What we’re checking out… Monday is International Women’s Day. You can tune into Visionary Women’s all-day summit here, which will feature a stacked lineup of powerful women, including FRESH speaker Pat Mitchell! You can also watch the United Nations’ International […]

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Deep In The Heart – The reFRESH

Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya

Art by FRESH speaker Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, currently on display at bus and subway stations across New York City Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re reaching out to communities in need while also looking inward at our individual journeys with healing. What we’re checking out… Severe storms ravaged much of the United States this past week, […]

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