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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: April, 2016

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

Apr 29, 2016
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined again by John Witcombe, Dean of Coventry Cathedral in the UK, to learn about the Community of the Cross of Nails, places in the world where the moving work of reconciliation is taking place, and how we can connect to it. The Very Rev. John Witcombe is an Anglican Priest and  Dean of Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England. He leads worship there and travels the world with its message of hope and resurrection.   Coventry Cathedral's website is here:  http://www.coventrycathedral.org.uk/wpsite/ The Community of the Cross of Nails' website is here: http://www.coventrycathedral.org.uk/ccn2/ "Anthem" by Leonard Cohen is a song mentioned by John in this episode and can be heard here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDTph7mer3I "My Little Town" by Paul Simon is another song mentioned and it can be heard here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__Ro3eGuznI
Apr 22, 2016
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined by John Witcombe, Dean of Coventry Cathedral in the UK, to learn the moving story behind the Cathedral, the amazing work of reconciliation that began there, and how that reconciliation calls all of us to the hurting places of the world. The Very Rev. John Witcombe is an Anglican Priest and  Dean of Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England. He leads worship there and travels the world with its message of hope and resurrection.   Coventry Cathedral's website is here:  http://www.coventrycathedral.org.uk/wpsite/ The Community of the Cross of Nails' website is here: http://www.coventrycathedral.org.uk/ccn2/ Ghost Town by The Specials is a song mentioned in this episode and can be heard here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqZ8428GSrI
Apr 15, 2016
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined again by Jonathan Russell, Chaplain at the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles, to discuss the challenges of ending homelessness, the difficulty of finding transformation on Skid Row, and how he has learned to hope in the face of hopelessness. Jonathan Russell is the former lead guitarist and songwriter for the popular band Cold War Kids. He left the band in 2011 and currently serves as Chaplain at the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles, which is the largest homeless program in the United States, having been founded 125 years ago. It's website is here:  http://urm.org/ More information about Skid Row in Los Angeles is here: http://urm.org/about/faqs/about-skid-row/  
Apr 8, 2016
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined again by Rick Torres to hear more of his story of life as a teen gang member, his descent into drugs and despair, and his transformation into a role model and intervention specialist. Rick Torres is an Outreach Worker for Houston: reVision, and has previously worked as a youth worker for Youth Advocates and Neighborhood Centers.  More information about Houston: reVision is available here:  https://houstonrevision.org/
Apr 1, 2016
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined by Rick Torres to learn his story of life as a teen gang member, his descent into drugs and despair, and his transformation into a role model and intervention specialist. Rick Torres is an Outreach Worker for Houston: reVision, and has previously worked as a youth worker for Youth Advocates and Neighborhood Centers.  More information about Houston: reVision is available here:  https://houstonrevision.org/
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