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And The Heat Goes On – The reFRESH

Art by FRESH Speaker Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya as part of an initiative with NYC Health + Hospitals Arts in Medicine program to create murals for healthcare centers around New York City. Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re riding out the heatwave meteorologically, politically, and culturally. What we’re checking out Many parts of the United States were […]

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Pride: Back To Its Roots – The reFRESH

Art by Eva (@eesxop) Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re shining a light on a very unique Pride Month and reflecting on the ways in which present circumstances have brought Pride closer to its original spirit. What we’re checking out George M. Johnson explains the radical history of Pride, why this year looks far more […]

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Keep the Fire Going – The reFRESH

Photo by Representative Alma S. Adams Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re focused on keeping up the fight for long-term change. What we’re checking out… There are some ways that this wave of protests feels different than before and others in which it feels like we’ve been here so many times and never seen the […]

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This Week in Fire and Fury – The reFRESH

Photo by Elijah O’Donnell  Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re discussing the California wildfires, side-eyeing a certain Florida Man, and watching the latest in social media CEO drama. What we’re checking out… The wildfires are continuing to blaze in California. You can keep an eye on how they’re spreading with the LA Times’ live map and […]

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Valentine’s Day in America – The reFRESH

Valentine's candies by anti-gun violence arts activist group Change the Ref

Photo from Change the Ref Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re reflecting on the new meaning of February 14th in present-day America. What we’re checking out… Valentine’s Day was yesterday. In addition to being a day to reflect on the revolutionary power of love and to show your support for survivors of sexual abuse, February 14th […]

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