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The Workplace Is Political – The reFRESH

Image via HR Magazine Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re back to work for the new year, and back to asking how we can make work better for all people. What we’re checking out… Despite the mostly-welcome rain earlier this week, the bushfire crisis in Australia remains critical. The Equality Institute has a comprehensive list […]

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A Steadying Breath and a Step Forward – The reFRESH

Photo by Victor Garcia Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re taking a breather from the usual horrorshow of world news to focus (mostly) on the positive––including celebrating trailblazers and marveling at the beauty of the universe. What we’re checking out… There were some excellent firsts in the arts and entertainment world this week. Joy Harjo has […]

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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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Shut Down For What? – The reFRESH

Photo via Politico Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re looking at the effects the longest shutdown in history is having on our nation and trying to keep positive without losing perspective. What we’re checking out… In addition to the National Parks, the TSA, and the FDA all being hit hard by the shutdown, we’re now hearing […]

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Give Thanks. Give Back. – The reFRESH

Photo by Jessica Castro Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re sharing holiday tips for talking to your family, practicing gratitude, and giving back to communities that need it. What we’re checking out… Gratitude is the theme of the week and The Cru’s newsletter has some practical tips on how to make gratitude a habit in your […]

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