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reClaimed: Dialogues on Justice and Kinship

Charles Rotramel, Matt Russell, and Gregg Taylor carry on a wide ranging discussion each week on restorative justice, current events, and faith.
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Now displaying: July, 2015

Charles Rotramel, Matt Russell, and Gregg Taylor lead a discussion on restorative justice, current events, and faith. New episodes post each Friday.

Jul 31, 2015
Charles, Matt and Gregg contend with forgiveness in light of the statements from survivors of the Charleston massacre and the cross that calls us to forgive.  Books mentioned on the podcast include: The Four Things That Matter Most: A Book About Living, by Ira Byock The Principle of Mercy: Taking the Crucified People from the Cross, by Jon Sobrino    
Jul 24, 2015
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined again by Randall Butler for an emotional discussion about overcoming hatred and achieving reconciliation. Randy is CEO of the Institute for Sustainable Peace, a Houston-based nonprofit that has done peacebuilding in the Balkans, Sudan, Palestine and Israel, and in the neighborhoods of Houston.  Information about the Institute for Sustainable Peace is here: http://www.sustainablepeace.org/index.php/home/c/home/  The Institute for Sustainable Peace is hosting a Dialogue Worshop in September to introduce practices and skills for building peace. To register or for more information, click here: http://www.sustainablepeace.org/index.php/events/e/art-of-hosting-workshop/2015-09-18/
Jul 17, 2015
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined by Randall Bulter to discuss techniques for building peace, and how to achieve reconciliation in the face of conflict. Randy is CEO of the Institute for Sustainable Peace, a Houston-based nonprofit that has done peacebuilding in the Balkans, Sudan, Palestine and Israel, and in the neighborhoods of Houston.  Information about the Institute for Sustainable Peace is here: http://www.sustainablepeace.org/index.php/home/c/home/  The Institute for Sustainable Peace is hosting a Dialogue Worshop in September to introduce practices and skills for building peace. To register or for more information, click here: http://www.sustainablepeace.org/index.php/events/e/art-of-hosting-workshop/2015-09-18/ A recommended if difficult book on the Balkans conflict is Peter Maass' Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War:  http://www.petermaass.com/books/love_thy_neighbor/
Jul 10, 2015
Charles and Gregg are joined by Dr. Terrence Allen for a discussion about the mistrust that residents of urban communities have for the police and the society around them, and ways to transform urban communities by caring about them and creating kinship relationships across racial and geographic baoundaries. Terrence is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin who has conducted extensive research into children and families residing in urban communities.  More information about Terrence is available here: https://socialwork.utexas.edu/directory/allen_terrence/ The Boston Model for urban policing: https://whatiscriminaljustice.wordpress.com/2012/07/13/thebostonmodel/ Information about Houston: reVison is available here: http://houstonrevision.org
Jul 3, 2015
Charles and Gregg are joined by Dr. Terrence Allen for a discussion of the relatonship between urban communities and law enforcement, and the flashpoints of violence that have occurred in places like Ferguson, Cleveland, and Madison. Terrence is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin who has conducted extensive research into children and families residing in urban communities.  More information about Terrence is available here: https://socialwork.utexas.edu/directory/allen_terrence/   Matt Russell is traveling and will be back in two weeks.
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