Join the PMS Summer Challenge!
We recognize and value that folks are busy reuniting with friends and family, so instead of virtual salons this summer, we invite you to join us in our Summer Challenge! As part of PMS’ ongoing commitment to antiracism, and in honor of Juneteenth, let us engage our hearts, minds, and bodies in the spirit of solidarity, learning, listening, and taking care of ourselves.
To participate in our Summer Challenge simply complete 3 tiles in a row on our bingo card. Once you’ve completed three squares, either e-mail or DM us to enter our drawing. Winners will be drawn at the end of the summer and will receive exclusive PMS swag!
To get you started, we’ve curated a list of things we’ll be doing to complete the challenge! Obviously, there’s a lot of great content out there, so send us what you’re listening/reading/watching! Or better yet, tag us on Insta with the things you’re doing!
One podcast to listen to
One movie or documentary to watch
One book or article to read
One volunteer event/PMS activity to attend
One achievable wellness goal
One issue/org/campaign to donate to
Tell One friend about PMS (by tagging them in social!)
Support One women-owned, Black-owned, or LGTBQ+ owned business
What We’re Reading:
The Man Who Lived Underground by Richard Wright (yes, author of Black Boy and Native Son).
Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith
Growing Up with Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed via The New Yorker
The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates in The Atlantic
Podcasts We’re Listening to:
The 1619 Project Podcast, NY Times
The History and Meaning of Juneteenth via The Daily
On Inclusivity at Work: The Heart of Hard Conversations Brene Brown with Aiko Bethea
Building and Antiracist Workplace by Adam Grant
Codeswitch by NPR
What We’re Watching:
Explained: The Racial Wealth Gap on Netflix (only 15mins!)
When They See Us- 4 part Miniseries by Ava Duvernay on Netflix
What We’re Doing To Take Care of Ourselves:
Write down 10 things you’re grateful for once a week
Walk or bike to work twice in one week
Watch an old movie you loved as a child
Curate a music playlist that makes you happy
Do 5 mins of deep breathing before you start work for the day
Start charging your phone in a different room overnight