Read the books that our October D.C. readers (Sandra Beasley, Tafisha A. Edwards, Lisa Page, Kish Rusek, & Mejdulene B. Shomali) are inspired by right now.Read more
Books recommended from the scholars participating in our October 1st panel discussion on Forgotten Historical Figures.Read more
We’ve compiled a list of organizations nation wide who are working to end gun violence in America once and for all.Read more
Nonie and Natalka are writers and activists who started The Freya Project in January of 2017. Originally galvanized by the results of the 2016 presidential election, their activism and aspirations have transformed over the past two years. Nonie and Natalka support women and non-binary people across the country emotionally by sharing and uplifting the stories of women and non-binary people, and tangibly by raising money for organizations fighting for human rights.
Watch this video and read our Q&A to get to know these two incredible women, the origins of The Freya Project, and where we hope to go next.Read more
It should come as no surprise that we are #1, foam finger pointing, wave-participating fans of storytelling, and all it can do to inspire activism.Read more
More than almost anything, we believe in the power of storytelling. And while we usually favor words, sometimes the most compelling stories are told through numbers.
We’re extremely proud of the impact we’ve generated since our first event back in January 2017. Here’s a snapshot of all we’ve been able to accomplish — a story in numbers.Read more
We’ve compiled a list of organizations that are mobilizing to try to help children separated from their parents and asylum seekers at the Texas-Mexico border.Read more
I spent most of my childhood afraid of flying objects. Not UFOs, not bats, which sometimes flew in our Bronx backyard, but sporty flying objects: balls, rackets, any sort of equipment that might collide with my body unexpectedly (or worse, on purpose). My childhood activities included reading in closets and setting up pretend stores with my sisters and lots of bike riding, but why anyone joined a sports team was beyond my comprehension.Read more
The first time it happens is the worst, because there is nothing familiar.Read more
A poem by one of our 2019 Meret Grantees.Read more