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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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Gratitude Through Acknowledgment – The reFRESH

Art by @artbyciara for the All My Relations podcast Written by Jackson Bird In this special early edition of the reFRESH, we’re acknowledging the complexity and heaviness of this week’s holidays, and of the year overall, but finding strength in shared narratives. What we’re checking out… While every day is a good day to practice being a […]

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Celebrate Essential Workers This Weekend – The reFRESH

Mer Young for Dear Frontline

Art by Mer Young for Dear Frontline Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re reflecting on the true meaning of Labor Day and staying cognizant of how the internet is changing us as a society. What we’re checking out… As we kick off Labor Day weekend, let’s not forget about domestic workers who are systemically underpaid […]

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Now Is Not The Time For Complacency – The reFRESH

Image by GirlTrek Written by Jackson Bird As we end this very painful week, we’re using this newsletter to uplift black voices and share anti-racism resources. What we’re checking out… Bridget Read spoke with five young people who have been protesting in Minneapolis about this inflection point, and how police brutality poses a bigger threat to […]

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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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