Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)

On this #RADIO show we cover Trump, the RNC, and how your voice is needed; then we move on to discuss rape culture and the Stanford case; the next segment covers immigration policy and how immigrants contribute to our economy; and then we close the show talking about happiness in public policy.

*Special guests include: Rashad Robinson, ColorOfChange; Kaili Lambe, UltraViolet; Ai-jen Poo, Caring Across Generations; and Dr. Jennifer Glass, University of Texas.

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On this #RADIO show we discuss the tragedy in Orlando, Trump’s candidacy, democracy, and how you can make change.  We also cover what happened at the first ever United State of Women Summit that was put on by the White House. Throughout the entire show we cover the many ways in which, as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."

*Special guests include Zach Silk, President, Civic Ventures - @zachariahsilk;  Teresa Younger, Ms. Foundation President - @MsTeresaYounger; Mark Glaze, gun violence prevention advocate - @markcglaze; Bill Finkbeiner, political expert - @BillFinkbeiner
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On this #RADIO show we cover the U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's “Poverty Plan” and what it’d really do; discuss mom shaming; cover the #FreeJasmine campaign where a Black woman protestor has been convicted of "lynching"; and uncover what you can do to help make high quality childcare more affordable.
*Special guests include: Bob Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities - @GreensteinCBPP ; Avital Norman Nathman, award-winning author - @TheMamafesto; Rosa Clemente, #BlackLivesMatter Organizer - @rosaclemente ; Ryan Pricco, Working Connections Child Care - @ryanpricco
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover favorite desserts and policy; fact checking Trump; raising the federal minimum wage for tipped workers up from $2.13 per hour; and how to get kids access to healthy foods in the summer.

*Joanna Blotner, DC Paid Family Leave - @DCPaidLeave; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising - @MomsRising; Saru Jayaraman, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) - @SaruJayaraman; and Audrey Rowe, U.S. Department of Agriculture - @USDANutrition.
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