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

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...


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

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...


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

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...