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Mic Check! Podcast

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Mic Check! is a podcast featuring conversations with young women, intersex, queer, and trans folks of color about what it’s really like on the frontlines and backlines of the fight for gender justice, and how listeners can best support grassroots movements. Hosted by Monica Trinidad and Tara Tabassi.

Mic Check! is a podcast featuring conversations with young women, intersex, queer, and trans folks of color about what it’s really like on the frontlines and backlines of the fight for gender justice, and how listeners can best support grassroots movements. Hosted by Monica Trinidad and Tara Tabassi.

Location:

United States

Description:

Mic Check! is a podcast featuring conversations with young women, intersex, queer, and trans folks of color about what it’s really like on the frontlines and backlines of the fight for gender justice, and how listeners can best support grassroots movements. Hosted by Monica Trinidad and Tara Tabassi.

Twitter:

@3Wave

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 5: Making it Through an Economic Crisis: Learnings & Offerings from the Field

5/28/2020
Did you know that Third Wave Fund almost completely shut down during the 2008 economic recession? What the heck happened? How did Third Wave make it through? More importantly, who helped us out of the hole to thrive and exist as the feminist community fund we are today? We’re excited to welcome back former Executive Director Rye Young to be in conversation with our current Co-Directors, Ana Conner & Kiyomi Fujikawa, to get the historical take on what Third Wave experienced during the 2008...

Duration:00:47:22

Episode 4: Healing Justice as Cultural Organizing

7/9/2019
What is the glue that binds our resistance work? How does healing justice fit into our resistance for the long haul? We sat down with Kifu Faruq of the Icarus Project to discuss healing justice as a foundational part of organizing and activism work. As we're witnessing the philanthropy field moving more funds towards healing justice work, we want to make sure the message is loud and clear that healing justice funding needs to be sustainable. The Icarus Project is an Own Our Power Fund and...

Duration:00:24:55

Episode 3: Cha-cha-cha-changes! The Value of Leadership Transitions

10/18/2018
Transitions in organizational leadership always get a bad wrap, but are they truly moments of crisis, or critical opportunities for growth and transformation? On this episode, Monica Trinidad is joined by guest host Pidgeon, an internationally-recognized intersex activist, academic, writer and artist. We join Third Wave Fund's Outgoing Executive Director, Rye Young, to talk about his time at Third Wave Fund, what it was like going from intern to ED, why it's important that he makes room for...

Duration:00:43:48

Episode 2: Disruption, Healing Justice, and the Necessity of Creating Autonomous Spaces

7/25/2018
Our 2nd episode comes to you live from the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, MI this past June! We sat down with Phoenix-based organizers, Xyra and Crystal of Trans Queer Pueblo, an autonomous LGBTQ+ migrant community of color who work to generate community power for liberation. Xyra and Crystal dive deep into the importance of healing justice within anti-criminalization work, the value of disruption, and the necessity of creating alternative, autonomous spaces for queer and trans people...

Duration:00:51:38

Episode 1: Abolishing Police and ICE, the Myth of Separate Movements

5/6/2018
In this inaugural episode, we chat with LA-based organizer Yessica Gonzalez of Immigrant Youth Coalition, and Chicago-based organizer Hannah Baptiste of Assata’s Daughters. From police abolition to dismantling ICE, we dive deep into conversations around shared visions of liberation, Black & brown solidarity across the work, and how funders can do better at respecting organizers' time and labor. Both Assata's Daughters and Immigrant Youth Coalition receive multi-year support through Third...

Duration:00:39:06