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
What does it mean to come head first into the world?Read More
Central to our work at The Freya Project is our belief in the voices of women and non-binary people, and the transformative power of storytelling. Which is why we are so thrilled to support writers Teri Ellen Cross Davis, Chanice Hughes-Greenberg, Danielle Lazarin, and Litia Perta with our 2019 grants to readers. Each of them will receive unrestricted $1,000 grants to support their writing in any way they choose.Read More
We are furious about the anti-choice bills that have recently passed in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, and Mississippi.
Here are a few wonderful reproductive rights organizations in the states affected by the most recent group of laws restricting the rights and bodily autonomy of people seeking abortions.Read More
Read the books that our May readers (Jessica Gross, Leah Johnson, Halimah Marcus, & KC Trommer) are inspired by right now.Read More