REST is the new WORK

Last year, I wrote this widely circulated piece about the collective exhaustion women of color in leadership face as we both navigate white supremacy culture and try to dismantle it. In the year since, we faced new demands created by COVID-19 and the country’s racial reckoning. We became even more critical caregivers — for our democracy, for our organizations, and for our families, friends and neighbors. Women of color are the linchpin of every…