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2020’s Scariest Costume: Voter Suppression – The reFRESH

Art by @niabydesign Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re continuing to raise the alarm about the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, shining a light on people with intersecting identities that are often overlooked, and preparing for the U.S. general election with a few deep breaths. What we’re checking out… Election Day […]

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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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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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Making the Rest of 2020 Count – The reFRESH

“Stronger Than Ever” art by Dia Pacheco Written by Jackson Bird As we pass the halfway mark of 2020, we’re reflecting on what our present means for our future and taking a look at what actions will take us to a better tomorrow. What we’re checking out As calls to defund the police continue and some […]

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Getting On and Getting By – The reFRESH

Art by Foxanne Designs Written by Jackson Bird This week, reflecting on divisions and double standards, sitting with our emotions, and taking time to connect. What we’re checking out… As cities around the world experiment with reopening, a battle is simmering throughout the nation. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes about the class divide being thrust into an ever […]

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