Coexist: La Convivencia is a place to discuss the topics relevant to our mission. As an organization we aim to explore the differences and shared values of the religious, cultural, and local communities that make up our larger community through dialogue and service. Through this podcast and our other work we hope to contribute to a positive and honest dialogue about coexistence.
What is Ally-ship? Understanding privilege, power, and anti-Black racism with Pastor Sammy Arroyo June 11, 2020 SEASON 1 EPISODE 2
“That’s part of being an ally. We confess and we seek for ways to make amends." Pastor Sammy Arroyo What does allyship mean? What is the role of privilege and power in allyship? Pastor Sammy Arroyo of the First United Methodist Church of Hightstown speaks to Noor Amanullah of the non-profit organization La Convivencia about understanding the concept of allyship as it relates to the Black Lives Matter movement.
What was "La Convivencia" and what does it mean for us today? MARCH 17, 2020 SEASON 1 EPISODE 1
What does La Convivencia mean? What was it, who was there, and why is it relevant today? Noor Amanullah of the non-profit organization La Convivencia discusses the historic era of coexistence in medieval Spain and the lessons it exposes for the modern practice of active coexistence. This episode was written, recorded, and produced by Noor Amanullah. Editing by Tasneem Sultan. Music from Vuelve a la Luz by Silva de Alegría.