Fortification

Fortification

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Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership


Prentis Hemphill
Jul 10, 2019 • 47 min
In our final conversation for Season 3, Caitlin spoke with Prentis Hemphill. The conversation touches on complicating innocence and guilt, transformative justice practices, movement culture and patterns and much more. Prentis Hemphill is movement…
John Fife
Jul 3, 2019 • 30 min
In this conversation Caitlin speaks with John Fife about the opportunities and challenges faith institutions face in confronting empire, lessons from organizing in Southern Arizona and much more. The Rev. John Fife is a retired Presbyterian minister,…
Jennifer Harvey
Jun 26, 2019 • 39 min
In this conversation, Caitlin chats with Jen Harvey about possibilities for repairing harm caused by historic and current white supremacy, resource redistribution, parenting and more. Rev. Dr. Jennifer Harvey is a writer, educator and activist whose…
Krystal Two Bulls & Matt Howard
Jun 19, 2019 • 40 min
We were able to speak with Krystal Two Bulls and Matt Howard in Spring 2019 about their work, leadership and movement with About Face: Veterans Against the War. Learn more about their work at aboutfaceveterans.org.
Amita Swadhin
Jun 12, 2019 • 63 min
In this important conversation, Amita Swadhin joins us in conversation. Amita Swadhin is a queer, non-binary, femme South Asian American. They are an alchemist, storyteller, educator, organizer and strategist who channels their experience of surviving…
Kiyomi Fujikawa
Jun 5, 2019 • 52 min
Kiyomi Fujikawa is a Seattle-based, mixed-race queer trans femme who has been involved with movements to end gender- and state-based violence since 2001. Her political home is with queer and trans communities of color and organizing to prevent and respond…
Susan Frederick-Gray
May 29, 2019 • 48 min
Our hearty conversation between Rev. Dr. Susan Frederick-Gray and Caitlin Breedlove dives into humility, leadership, risk and institutional opportunity and threats. Rev. Dr. Susan Frederick-Gray was elected President of the Unitarian Universalist…
Jessica Byrd
May 22, 2019 • 48 min
We are thrilled to be bringing you this necessary reflection and invitation from Jessica Byrd in conversation with Caitlin Breedlove for our next episode. Jessica Byrd is the Founder and Chief Doer of the Three Point squad. She founded Three Point…
Andrea Ritchie
May 15, 2019 • 52 min
In this episode Caitlin connects and speaks with organizer, researcher and lawyer Andrea Ritchie. Andrea Ritchie is a Black lesbian immigrant and police misconduct attorney and organizer who has engaged in extensive research, writing, and advocacy around…
Susan Raffo - Part two
May 8, 2019 • 44 min
We’re back and we are so excited to be bringing you part two of our conversation to launch our third season between Caitlin Breedlove and Susan Raffo.
Susan Raffo - Part one
May 1, 2019 • 56 min
We’re back and we are so excited to be bringing you this juicy conversation to launch our third season between Caitlin Breedlove and Susan Raffo.
Fortification Season 3 Teaser
Apr 18, 2019 • 1 min
An update from Caitlin Breedlove about our upcoming return with Season 3. We’re so excited to be bringing back Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership in coming weeks. We also want to get to know about and learn a little more from our…
Paulina Helm-Hernández
Mar 14, 2018 • 51 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership, Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President of Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary is joined by Paulina Helm-Hernández. She is the past Co-Director of Southerners on New…
Rev. Allyn Maxfield-Steele
Feb 28, 2018 • 42 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership, Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President of Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary is joined by Rev. Allyn Maxfield-Steele. As co-director of the Highlander Center in…
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy
Feb 14, 2018 • 46 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification, Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President of Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary is joined by Miss Major Griffin-Gracy. Miss Major Griffin-Gracy is one of the original pioneers of transgender activism and a champion for…
Pancho Argüelles
Jan 31, 2018 • 59 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership, Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President of Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary is joined by Pancho Argüelles. Francisco (Pancho) Argüelles is the current Executive…
adrienne maree brown
Jan 17, 2018 • 54 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership, Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President of Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary is joined by adrienne maree brown. adrienne maree brown, the Co-Editor of Octavia’s Brood:…
Francisca Porchas
Dec 27, 2017 • 32 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership, Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President of Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary is joined by Francisca Porchas. Francisca Porchas Coronado is the organizing director of…
Melvin Bray
Dec 13, 2017 • 46 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership, Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President of Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary is joined by Melvin Bray. Melvin Bray is an Emmy® award-winning storyteller, social…
Isa Noyola
Nov 29, 2017 • 35 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership, Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President of Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary is joined by Isa Noyola. Isa Noyola is a translatina activist, a national leader in LGBT…
Brian McLaren
Nov 15, 2017 • 37 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification, Caitlin Breedlove is joined by Brian McLaren. Brian D. McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, and public theologian. A former college English teacher and pastor, he is a passionate advocate for “a new kind of…
Rodney McKenzie
Nov 1, 2017 • 24 min
Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership is a Podcast featuring Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President, Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary interviewing movement leaders, organizers and activists. Fortification is a joint project of…
Fortification Season 2 Teaser
Oct 25, 2017 • 3 min
Fortification: Spiritual Sustenance for Movement Leadership is a Podcast featuring Caitlin Breedlove, Vice President, Movement Leadership at Auburn Seminary interviewing movement leaders, organizers and activists. Fortification is a joint project of…
Malachi Garza
Jan 9, 2017 • 52 min
Malachi Larrabee-Garza currently serves as Director of the Community Justice Network for Youth at the W. Haywood Burns Institute. Before joining the Burns Institute Malachi spent 5 years at the School of Unity and Liberation (S.O.U.L.) as the Advanced…
Lisa Anderson
Dec 20, 2016 • 41 min
Lisa Anderson is vice president of Intersectional Engagement at Auburn Theological Seminary, an initiative dedicated to equipping bold and resilient women faith leaders with the tools they need for a lifetime of prophetic social justice activism.
Gabriel Foster
Dec 6, 2016 • 35 min
In this week’s episode of Fortification, Caitlin is joined by Gabriel Foster. Foster is the first director of the Trans Justice Funding Project (TJFP). He previously worked in Seattle, WA with the Northwest Network of bisexual, trans, lesbian & gay…
Alfredo Gutierrez
Nov 22, 2016 • 33 min
In Episode 7 of Fortification, Caitlin is joined by Alfredo Gutierrez, a former Arizona State Senate majority and minority leader. Mr. Gutierrez served for 14 years in the legislature and is an outspoken advocate for immigration reform and public schools.…
Meg Riley
Nov 7, 2016 • 34 min
In Episode 6 of Fortification, Caitlin talked with Rev. Meg Riley. Meg is currently the Senior Minister at the Church of the Larger Fellowship. Before coming to CLF, Meg served the Unitarian Universalist Association in a variety of positions including…
Cara Page
Oct 24, 2016 • 38 min
Caitlin is joined by Cara Page, a Black queer feminist cultural worker & organizer, in this week’s episode of Fortification. Cara is currently the Executive Director of the Audre Lorde Project. She is also co-founder and former Coordinator of the Kindred…
Mab Segrest
Oct 11, 2016 • 64 min
In episode 4 of Fortification, Caitlin is joined by Mab Segrest. Segrest is an feminist activist, writer, and the Fuller-Matthai Professor Emeritus of Gender & Women’s Studies at Connecticut College. In her book, Memoir of a Race Traitor, Segrest explores…
Reina Gossett
Sep 27, 2016 • 41 min
In episode 3 of Fortification, Caitlin is joined by Reina Gossett. Gossett is an activist, writer, and filmmaker. Along with Sasha Wortzel, Reina wrote, directed and produced Happy Birthday, Marsha! a short film about legendary trans activist Marsha P…
Dove Kent
Sep 13, 2016 • 32 min
In the second episode of Fortification, Caitlin chats with Dove Kent. Kent is the Executive Director of Jews for Racial & Economic Justice in New York City. She has over a decade of experience in issue-based, identity-based, and neighborhood-based…
Lena K. Gardner & Rev. Osagyefo Sekou
Aug 30, 2016 • 29 min
In the first episode of Fortification, Caitlin sits down with Lena K. Gardner and Rev. Osagyefo Sekou. Gardner is a lead organizer of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis and member of the organizing collective for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism and Rev.…
Fortification Teaser
Aug 23, 2016 • 2 min
This Fall we are thrilled to bring you fortification: a podcast about the spiritual lives and spiritual sustenance of leaders in social justice movements. During one-on-one conversations between Caitlin Breedlove, Campaign Director of Standing on the Side…