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One person impacting so many: a reflection

Everything is social media as far as communication goes. Or so it seems. The ability to connect with our supporters and bring our message to large audiences is real, and that part is great.  Nevertheless, there are times a message just doesn't fit well anywhere, so maybe it becomes a blog post. If you are reading this, well I suppose it did.  I invite you to listen to the message in the video, as that is really what this is about. How one person, buying gifts at a market, can directly and meaningfully impact so many others.  I mention artists and organizations that all are worthy of your time and money. It would mean a lot to me if you checked...

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It Matters. PERIOD.

There were discussions of who even gets access right now, and how we need to change it. There was a long conversation about barriers to accessing menstrual care and the populations most vulnerable to inequity; from the discussion of period poverty sprang the need to name colonization as a root of shame, and the need for a shift in perspective as a society, highlighting how intertwined these issues really are.

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Celebrating Black History Month, with period art

We are so pumped to announce our first "Paint your own Period Box" event! This has been in the works for a long time, and now it is approaching rapidly. Working with local artist A. Decker and the amazing team at Rhythm & Blues Cambridge, we have quite the evening in store for you on February 17th!  You can find out all about it right here.  Space is limited so we encourage interested participants to register ASAP.  It is hard to capture in words quite how significant this day is for our team.  It represents so much of what we value and are putting out in the world: collaboration, intentionality, awareness, equity, community.  Learn more about A. Decker, their story and...

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