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Doing What We Can – The reFRESH

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Photo by Neil Thomas Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re looking to our past, acknowledging where problems persist, and doing what we can to make change in a positive direction. What we’re checking out… Our top recommendation this week is The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project. Every essay, photo series, and poem is worth absorbing […]

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This Newsletter Is Not About The Debates– The reFRESH

Art via Becca Rea-Holloway Written by Jackson Bird This week we scoured the web for anything not about the Democratic Primary Debates. Yes, we all watched to stay informed and many of our speakers had excellent commentary (check out their tweets), but at this point we all need to refresh our minds with other news. What we’re […]

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We’re #HereToStay – The reFRESH

Art by Jane Beaird, via Women’s March Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re standing with Ilhan Omar, lifting up larger conversations surrounding the racist attacks she and other congresswomen have faced, and trying to stay cool in this emotionally and meterologically heated climate. What we’re checking out… Though it can be draining to keep up […]

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Who Does Pride Benefit? – The reFRESH

Photo via Aloyisius Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re deep diving into the capitalist dystopia that is Pride Month in modern America and asking how we can get back to its radical roots. What we’re checking out… If you couldn’t tell from the onslaught of rainbow-splattered clothing line launches this past week, Pride Month is […]

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With Liberty & Reproductive Justice For All – The reFRESH

Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein / Reuters Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re talking media representation, celebrating girl power, and standing strong in the face of ever-more bleak news. What we’re checking out… The world is on fire. Literally. But also figuratively. Extreme abortion laws are being passed in multiple states in an attempt to […]

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