6 episodes

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously said that "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." But does it bend by itself like a rainbow coming to earth? Or does it bend when people and social movements grab hold of that arc and bend it towards justice? We will explore this and many other questions in this series and we invite you to join us on this adventure and exploration of social change.

Benders of the Arc Geoff Browning

    • Religion & Spirituality
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously said that "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." But does it bend by itself like a rainbow coming to earth? Or does it bend when people and social movements grab hold of that arc and bend it towards justice? We will explore this and many other questions in this series and we invite you to join us on this adventure and exploration of social change.

    Juneteenth 2020 Family BBQ Record Party

    Juneteenth 2020 Family BBQ Record Party

    Celebrate Juneteenth with personal reflections, deeply connected music and joyful jams that celebrate freedom. Collette Lynner presents a playlist of Soul, R&B, & Gospel expressions of love, gratitude and jubilation to honor her family and declare that all Black Lives Matter.

    • 37 min
    The First LGBTQ Marriage - Part 2

    The First LGBTQ Marriage - Part 2

    This second of two episodes are dedicated to the efforts by people of the First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, a member of the Presbyterian Church USA, to make their denomination a more welcoming and inclusive place for LGBTQ people. Listen to this interview with Derrick Kikuchi, Craig Wiesner, and the Rev. Dr. Diana Gibson.

    • 49 min
    The First LGBTQ Marriage - Part 1

    The First LGBTQ Marriage - Part 1

    The next two episodes are dedicated to the efforts by people of the First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, a member of the Presbyterian Church USA, to make their denomination a more welcoming and inclusive place for LGBTQ people. Listen to this interview with Derrick Kikuchi, Craig Wiesner, and the Rev. Dr. Diana Gibson.

    • 27 min
    The Day Worker Center of Mountain View

    The Day Worker Center of Mountain View

    In this episode of BOTA, The Day Worker Center of Mountain View, we interview Maria Marroquin, the Executive Director of the Day Worker Center. Organizations like the Day Worker Center are on the front lines of resisting the xenophobia and racism while also providing an invaluable service to their clients. During a single summer month, the DWC connected 1,365 jobs between workers and employers which allowed them to earn almost $162,000. Many of the clients of the DWC are recent immigrants and the clients are not immune from problems with finding housing.

    • 41 min
    What Accompaniment Looks Like

    What Accompaniment Looks Like

    In this interview with two members of congregations in the Presbytery of San Jose, we discuss what accompaniment looks like and how it helps to support immigrants who are in need.

    • 48 min
    Kent State Shooting Revisited

    Kent State Shooting Revisited

    BOTA interviews Joe Lewis who was one of the students shot on May 4th, 1970 when Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on peaceful student demonstrators.

    • 51 min

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