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Getting On and Getting By – The reFRESH

Art by Foxanne Designs Written by Jackson Bird This week, reflecting on divisions and double standards, sitting with our emotions, and taking time to connect. What we’re checking out… As cities around the world experiment with reopening, a battle is simmering throughout the nation. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes about the class divide being thrust into an ever […]

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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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COVID-19 Is Not An Equalizer – The reFRESH

Art by Micah Bazant Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re taking a look at how the pandemic is affecting different communities in different ways. Spoiler: this is not an equal opportunity pandemic. What we’re checking out… Black Americans are suffering from COVID-19 in the highest numbers. Latinx people are the hardest hit by pay cuts […]

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Refreshing Perspectives – The reFRESH

Image via Chelsea Handler Written by Jackson Bird As we collectively adjust to a new normal, we’re focusing this week’s reFRESH on unique takes and important perspectives on the pandemic. What we’re checking out… This week’s New York Times Magazine cover story featured the stories of essential workers, in their own words and with their own […]

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Enjoy Autumn While It Still Exists – The reFRESH

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Photo by Markus Spiske Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re only minorly freaking out about the climate crisis, but mostly we’re focusing on how we can work together to make change while we still can. What we’re checking out… Fall is officially here and that means cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice everything, and… unprecedented jet stream […]

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