Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)
This radio show covers the current status of the wage gap; discusses the new report, "Who Pays? The True Cost of Incarceration on Families;” talks about how to find out which Presidential candidates are “clueless” and which “have a clue,” and gets a direct report from Pastor McBride about the Pope’s message in Washington, D.C.
*Special guests include: Lisa Maatz​, American Association of University Women; Alicia Walters, Forward Together; Ashley Boyd​, MomsRising; ​Pastor Mike McBride.
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The radio show this week covers the explosion of cuteness that took over the U.S. Capitol lawn to remind Congress to invest in high quality, affordable early learning, including childcare; the 100 women walking 100 miles to bring focus on the need for immigration policy reform; clocks and discrimination in high schools; the importance of WIC; and a bi-partisan conversation about why there is too much hate in politics right now.  *Special guests include: Helen Blank, National Women's Law Center; Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Monifa Bandele, MomsRising; Martelle Esposito; National WIC Association; Bill Finkbeiner. political strategist.

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On the radio show this week we talk tips for self care, how to stop unfair pay of Native American women, cover the changing shape of media in our nation, and discuss President Obama’s recent “hat trick” with fair pay, earned sick days, and paid family leave. *Special guests include:  Jackie Payne, Move To End Violence; Lauren Hipp, MomsRising; Mary Kathryn Nagle, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and attorney; Charles Showalter, the Union Edge; Ruth Martin, MomsRising.

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This radio show covers the art of change and how creativity is used in raising voices, creating and sharing images, and changing culture with a focus on racial equity, immigration fairness, and paid family leave policies.  In response to the media firestorm around Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s pregnancy announcement, this show also asks the question: When was the last time a male CEO was asked about how he’d handle work and family with a new baby?  *Special guests include Arisha Michelle Hatch, Color of Change; Terra Holcomb, award-winning artist;  Miriam W. Yeung, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF); and Vicki Shabo, National Partnership for Women & Families.  (Be sure to check out Terra Holcomb’s art as you listen to the show here:

Direct download: MomsRising_09052015_Ep167.mp3
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