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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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From Doomsurfing to Zoomsurfing: Our Virtual Event Recs – The reFRESH

Art is Citational Ethics (Saidiya Hartman, 2017) by Ja’Tovia Gary via Jenny Wortham Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re standing in solidarity with workers, calling for economic justice–––and also helping you find the best virtual events to add to your gCal. What we’re checking out… In honor of International Workers’ Day, here’s an on-going list […]

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COVID-19 Is Not An Equalizer – The reFRESH

Art by Micah Bazant Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re taking a look at how the pandemic is affecting different communities in different ways. Spoiler: this is not an equal opportunity pandemic. What we’re checking out… Black Americans are suffering from COVID-19 in the highest numbers. Latinx people are the hardest hit by pay cuts […]

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