Ways for Allies to Take Action After Charleston

Robert Jenson has written: “The world does not need white people to civilize others. The real White People’s Burden is to civilize ourselves.” In the wake of the shooting in Charleston and so many other tragic, galvanizing events, FRESH invites you to do the hardest and most important thing of all–be in conversation with your […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week, our hearts and heads have been in Charleston… There are the 9 other names that we should be saying instead of Dylann Roof. Six black women were taken from us in Charleston, making it all the more important to #SayHerName and recognize that black women’s lives are not disposable. […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

This week we’ve got truths about male privilege, trailblazing women in tech, and a guide on how to talk about a woman running for president. What we’ve been checking out… Seven TED talks on being transgender. Some of Hollywood’s most powerful women, including Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, and Jessica Lange, drop knowledge on sexism, […]

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FRESH Perspectives: A convening on new thought leadership

This week, FRESH has the privilege of gathering our speakers at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s Pocantico Center in Tarrytown, New York for two days to reflect, rejuvenate, and explore what it means to be a thought leader in the 21st century. Here at FRESH, we want to do more than just represent speakers; we want […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’ve got lots of tips on how to write and deliver an impactful talk, what’s wrong with all-male panels, and some harsh realities about public education. What we’ve been checking out… Kudos of the Week: Find out why this guy gave up his seat on an all-male panel. Annette […]

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