Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)
On the radio show this week we cover showing up for racial justice; how to talk with your children about the recent anti-Semitic, racist, and misogynistic white supremacist violence in Charlottesville; how people powered victories are happening right now and why; and we discuss how protecting net neutrality is critical to our democracy, activism, and lives. 
 

*Special guests include: Judith Brown Dianis, Advancement Project, @adv_project; Sonia Smith-Kang, The Mixed Up Blog, @mixedupclothing; Rashad Robinson, Color of Change, @ColorOfChange; Steven Renderos, Center for Media Justice @mediajustice

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On the #RADIO show this week we cover the latest in immigration policy and the Trump Administration; the urgent need for criminal justice reform in the USA; America’s Healthiest School Campaigns and what you can do to help; and the #IPumpedHere Campaign.
 
*Special guests include: Wendy Cervantes, CLASP, @CLASP_DC;  Jessica Jackson, National Director of #Cut50 and Mayor of Mill Valley, @cut_50; Dr. Howell WechslerAlliance for a Healthier Generation, @HealthierGen; Tina Sherman, MomsRising, @MomsRising
 
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This is a re-broadcast of the May 1, 2017 episode.
 
On the #RADIO show this week we cover policies that are moving forward at the local level and how you can have an impact & talk tactics for holding the line at the federal level.  We discuss Seattle's recent paid family leave proposal; Trump’s terrible tax proposal that hurts our economy & only a billionaire could love; how to hold the line on healthcare; and good news on childcare policy and Pre-K for all in New York City.
 
*Special guests include: Seattle City Council Member Lorena Gonzalez, @SeattleCouncil;  Amy Matsui, National Women’s Law Center, @NWLC; Donna Norton, MomsRising, @MomsRising;  Andrea Hagelgans, City of New York, @andreahagelgans.
 
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Breaking Through is off this week, but please enjoy one of our favorite recent episodes.

Special Guests include: Dayna Farris-Fisher, Cancer Survivors Network @PPactJulie Morgenstern, award winning author,  @JulieMorgenstrn;  Lois Frankel, United States Representative, @RepLoisFrankel; Bill Finkbeiner, political analyst, @BillFinkbeiner 

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On the #RADIO show this week we cover how to protect healthcare with tips from a former White House leader during the Obama presidency; why mass incarceration is a women’s issue; how we’re winning at the state level; and addressing violence against women on college campuses.  *Special guests include: Tina Tchen, former Chief of Staff for First Lady to Michelle Obama & Special Assistant to President Barack Obama, @TinaTchen;  Amanda Dubois, DuBois Cary Law Group, PLLC,  @DuBoisCary; Washington State Representative Tana Senn, @TanaSenn; Megan Kaufman, student leader. 

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On the #RADIO show this week we cover the rising American electorate and combating hate; bringing healthcare stories to US Senators' offices across the nation on the #HealthCareRoadTrip; ending domestic violence; and civility in politics.   *Special guests include: Matt BarretoLatino Decisions and Professor of Political Science and Chicana/o Studies at UCLA, @LatinoDecisions; Karen Showalter, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Kim Gandy, National Network to End Domestic Violence,  @nnedv;  and Bill Finkbeiner, political expert.

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On the #radio show this week we cover the GOP effort to gut healthcare and what you can do about it; who voted what way and why in the election; how our policies need to change to mirror our population; and breastfeeding controversies.  Along the way we cover tips and tactics for building a better nation.
 
*Special guests include: Leslie DachProtect Our Care, @lesliedach; Galen Sherwin, ACLU, @galenleighDr. Christopher Parker, University of Washington, csparker@uw.edu; and Vicki Shabo, National Partnership for Women and Families, @VShabo.
 
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On the #RADIO show today we cover how now’s the time for everyone work together and how we can lift each other; hear from a U.S. Senator on how to have the biggest impact; get the inside scoop on a new study showing the incredible number of people covered by Medicaid in our nation (70 million people!!!); and hear the latest on the campaign to end gun violence.
 
*Special guests include: Linda Sarsour, MPower Change and Co-Leader of the Women’s Marches, @lsarsour; U.S. Senator Kirsten Gilibrand, @SenGillibrand; Jack Hoadley, Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute, @GeorgetownCCF; and Julia Wyman,  States United to Prevent Gun Violence (SUPGV),  @SUPGVNetwork
 
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The #RADIO show this week covers what’s really going on in America, in the Trump Administration and in Congress… and what YOU can do to fix it!  Topics covered include: #StatusOfBlackWomen #MuslimCommunity #PaidFamilyLeave #Medicaid #HealthcareForAll *Special guests include: Alicia Garza,  Domestic Workers Alliance & co-founder #BlackLivesMatter @aliciagarzaDalia Mogahed, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding @DMogahedWendy Chun-Hoon, Family Values at Work @FmlyValuesWork; Alison BarkoffCenter for Public Representation @AlisonBarkoff

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On the #RADIO show this week we hear from US Representative Rosa DeLauro about what’s going on in Congress, what you can do, and about her new book The Least Among Us; we also discuss gun violence and how to stop it; address hunger in America; and reveal a new, high powered campaign to make sure moms have the option to breastfeed.
 
*Special guests include: U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro, @rosadelauro; Lucy McBath, national spokesperson for Moms Demand Action who lost her 17-year-old son Jordan Davis to gun violence in 2012, @Everytown; Abby Liebman, President & CEO at MAZON, @MAZONusa; and Skyler Mattson, Wongdoody #IPumpedHere, @wongdoody.
 
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