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Burning Down and Rising Up – The reFRESH

Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Photo by Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re discussing the complexities of the Amazon Rainforest fires, including how we can (or can’t) help and how to stay mentally healthy in the wake of the climate crisis. What we’re checking out… The Amazon Rainforest is being burned and, at a certain point, we won’t […]

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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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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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A reFRESHing 2018 Year In Review

Photo by Steven VanDesande Jr Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re looking back on a year of growth, triumphs, and new initiatives at FRESH. In June, we hosted our first-ever conference. FRESH: Live was a gathering of our speakers and special guests for a day of cutting-edge conversation about “the new” that we are seeing emerge […]

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Of Primary Importance – The reFRESH

James Yamasaki elections

Artwork by James Yamasaki Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re celebrating big primary wins, daydreaming about successful midterm elections, and remembering the work we have yet to do. What we’re checking out… Primary season is well under way as we head toward the November midterm elections in the U.S. and this year, more than ever, […]

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