Rest is Resistance: Reflections From Our Org Break

Greetings SNS community,   Earlier this year, I read Tricia Hersey’s revolutionary book, Rest Is Resistance, a manifesto that charges us to reclaim our power and humanity by prioritizing rest. I found myself personally validated by her assertions of the particular labor that is required and demanded of Black women, and inspired by visions of […]

Honoring the Memory of a SNS Champion

Charles C. Brown was one of SNS earliest and strongest supporters. As Whitney’s mentor and vocal coach, under whose leadership she sang for close to a decade, he consistently volunteered his musical talents, performing at several home and church seed fundraisers to get SNS off the ground. Most notably, in 2018 Charles founded and co-led with Mimi Bornstein the […]

Answer the Call: Dismantle Anti-Blackness

We are hurting. As a Black-led organization, our team is reeling from the racist mass shooting in Buffalo this weekend that took 10 lives and injured three people. We are holding multiple angles of pain as we mourn the senseless loss, feel deep empathy for the victims’ loved ones, and seethe at the constant attack […]