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A Time of Renewal, An Opportunity To Do Better – The reFRESH

Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya

Art by FRESH Speaker Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re getting ready to go outside again, but making sure we’ve got the whole community in mind when we do. What we’re checking out… “America Ruined My Name For Me,” a meditation on identity and racism from Beth Nguyen, and a must-read.  Volunteers around the […]

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Deep In The Heart – The reFRESH

Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya

Art by FRESH speaker Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, currently on display at bus and subway stations across New York City Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re reaching out to communities in need while also looking inward at our individual journeys with healing. What we’re checking out… Severe storms ravaged much of the United States this past week, […]

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A New Day, A Familiar Fight – The reFRESH

Art via the Women’s March Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re sweeping up the confetti, rolling up our sleeves, and getting back to work. What we’re checking out… This piece by Roxane Gay in The New York Times was written before we had a definitive answer in the election but still rings just as true about […]

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Big Dreams, Baby Steps – The reFRESH

Art by @thestitchdispensary Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re contemplating the deep, root causes of systemic inequity while taking small, personal steps to stay energized in the fight. What we’re checking out Last week saw the passing of two heroes of activism: John Lewis and C.T. Vivian. We can honor their memories by continuing the […]

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Making the Rest of 2020 Count – The reFRESH

“Stronger Than Ever” art by Dia Pacheco Written by Jackson Bird As we pass the halfway mark of 2020, we’re reflecting on what our present means for our future and taking a look at what actions will take us to a better tomorrow. What we’re checking out As calls to defund the police continue and some […]

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