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Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves – The reFRESH

Art by Heather Schieder Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re allowing ourselves to feel relief and a bit of joy––so we can get back to work and continue fighting for change. What we’re checking out… If you read just one more article about Donald Trump leaving office, make it this one by Ta-Nehisi Coates. And […]

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On Victories & Accountability – The reFRESH

Image via Undistracted Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re acknowledging the hard-fought victories that were won this week and examining the path forward after Wednesday’s storm on the US Capitol. What we’re checking out… Hours before the attempted coup at the US Capitol, millions of people woke up on the morning of the sixth with […]

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The Power in Keeping It Personal – The reFRESH

Art by Caitlin Blunnie Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re highlighting personal stories on vital issues facing our nation as a reminder that the personal is political, and each of us has the power to make a difference. What we’re checking out… ICYMI Megan Thee Stallion wrote an incredible op-ed on Black feminism for The New […]

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Big Dreams, Baby Steps – The reFRESH

Art by @thestitchdispensary Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re contemplating the deep, root causes of systemic inequity while taking small, personal steps to stay energized in the fight. What we’re checking out Last week saw the passing of two heroes of activism: John Lewis and C.T. Vivian. We can honor their memories by continuing the […]

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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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