Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)
On this #RADIO show we celebrate a big victory for democracy with the new update of national overtime rules; and then we move to hearing about a national PSA campaign on keeping immigrant families together.  Next up on the show we get the latest news on where justice stands in the Baltimore police killing of Freddie Gray and hear more about #Black Lives Matter. In closing we hear about a camp for the children of wounded military veterans, Camp Corral, and hear insights on the Presidential campaign.
*Special guests include: Dan Crawford, Economic Policy Institute - @EconomicPolicy; Wendy Cervantes, First Focus - @WendyDC5;  Justin Hansford, Saint Louis University School of Law - @Blackstarjus; Mary Beth Hernandez, Camp Corral - @CampCorral; and Bill Finkbeiner, political expert.
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On this #RADIO show we feature one of the top pollsters in the nation sharing what’s really going on right now in our nation, then we hear from a noted CNN commentator and author about her take on the battle between Bernie and Hillary.  The show then moves to hear about the #AskTheMayor campaign from Constance Malcolm, a grieving mother turned activist whose unarmed son, Ramarley Malcolm, was fatally shot in their Bronx apartment by New York City police officer, Richard Haste. The show closes with the inside scoop on a new report, Overworked America: The economic causes and consequences of working long hours.
*Special guests include:  Celinda Lake, Lake Research & award-winning author - @celindalake; Sally Kohn, CNN commentator and author - @sallykohn; Constance Malcolm, mother of Ramarley Graham, #AskTheMayor campaign - @RiseUp4Ramarley; Heather Boushey, Executive Director, Equitable Growth & Senior Economist at American Progress - @HBoushey.
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover the wage gaps that moms face and how to fix it; get the inside scoop on voter suppression; learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and recovery tactics; and learn more about everyone getting access to healthy foods from bestselling author, Ali Berlow.
*Special guests include: Emily Martin, National Women's Law Center; Barbara R. Arnwine, president & founder of Transformative Justice Coalition; Jane Stevens, founder and publisher of the ACEs Connection Network; and Ali Berlow, bestselling and award-winning author of the  “The Food Activist’s Handbook” and more.
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On this show we discuss what’s really going on with this nutty election cycle; discuss how #MomPower is moving mountains for healthy foods; cover a personal story of not having access to paid family leave while a child was in the NICU; and talk about why Trump is getting more airtime than anyone else.
*Special guests include: John Neffinger,  award-winning author and Franklin Forum; Nancy Glynn, NPR report on paid family/medical leave;  Monifa Bandele, MomsRising;  and Eric Boehlert, Media Matters.
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The radio show this week covers the #WomanCard and #SayItEndIt; how to stop discrimination against transgender people #NoMoreNChb2; what you can do to get healthier food in your community and in our nation; and why bilingual learning promotes social emotional development and EQ in kids.
*Special guests include: Ashley Boyd, MomsRising; Sarah McBride, Center for American Progress; Jeremiah Lowery, DC Food Policy Council; and Yalda Modabber, Golestan.
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