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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: August, 2017

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

Aug 25, 2017

Gregg and Guest Host Eric Moen are joined at Homeboy Industries by Marcos Gonzales to discuss the lessons of Ignatian spirituality and how to find God all around us--even among the despised and the dispossessed. Marcos Gonzales, SJ is a Jesuit candidate for the priesthood and has a Master's in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. He is currently serving as a Case Worker at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles California.     

Aug 18, 2017

Charles and Gregg are joined by Biko Gray for an essential conversation about the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, the Confederate monuments that are the focal point for this violence around the United States, and where we as people of faith go from here. Dr. Biko Gray is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Syracuse University.

Biko can be found on Twitter @BikoMandelaGray.

Biko is on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/BikoMandelaGray.

His blog is on Medium here:

https://medium.com/@bikomandelagray

Writers and books Biko mentioned on the podcast include:

Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nahisi Coates

The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin

The works of Toni Morrison

Black Skin, White Masks by Frantz Fanon

Dr. Cornel West

Aug 11, 2017

Gregg and Guest Host Eric Moen are joined at Homeboy Industries by Alison Lass to discuss building the Global Homeboy Network and how forging connections across lines transforms everyone involved. Alison Lass is Global Homeboy Network and Media Relations Director for Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California. 

Information about the Global Homeboy Network is here:

http://www.homeboyindustries.org/ghn

 

 

Aug 4, 2017

Charles and guest host Eric Moen are joined by Jim Liberatore and Debbie Allensworth to learn how one forward-thinking church has turned its focus outward toward its community and the impact that this change has had on everyone involved. Rev. Jim Liberatore is Rector of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Pearland, Texas. Debbie Allensworth is Associate Pastor at St. Andrew's, and Campus Pastor of Mosaic Church. 

The website for St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Pearland is:

http://www.pumpkinchurch.com/index.html

The internet site for their second campus, Mosaic Church, is:

http://notyourmotherschurch.com/index.html

 

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