Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising) (general)
On this show we cover the growing momentum to end mass incarceration and move forward criminal justice reform; then we move on to discuss the recent debates and who said what and how.  The next segments covers the top things to eliminate from your diet to be healthier and how to build a culture of health in America.  Then we close the show uncovering how investments in kids and families increase our global competitiveness.
 
*Special guests include: Monifa Bandele, MomsRising; John Neffingerthe president of the Franklin Forum & co-author of Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities that Make Us Influential; Victoria Brown, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation;  Elaine Weiss​, Broader Bolder Approach to Education (BBA). 
 
Featuring music from www.bensound.com
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This show starts off discussing #____NotGlocks, a project at the University of Texas where students are set to protest against open carry guns on campus with a conversation-stopping tactic; the show then moves to hear from the inspiring Say Their Names Project on the importance of sharing full stories;  the next segment covers Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ) and discuses how white people can show up for racial justice with other white people; and we close the show with tips for teaching social emotional learning as a parent.


*Special guests include: Jessica Jin, leader of a student movement against open carry of guns;  Nicole Lee, Esq., Say Their Names Project!; ​Erin Heaney, Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ); and Lina Acosta Sandaal, The Nest.

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The #RADIO show this week covers Beyonce, #BlackLivesMatter, and what pop culture does/doesn't do to move us forward; hears the inside scoop on the Presidential election from the Granite State; discusses the power of humor, red pumps and of using pop culture for change; and finds out why people are fighting over bathing suits and guns in Florida. 

*Special guests include: dream hampton (@dreamhampton) Revolve Impact, MomsRising, award-winning filmmaker and author; Christina D’Allesandro (@cdallesandro), MomsRising; Luvvie Ajayi (@LuvvieAwesomely Luvvie and Red Pump Project; Patricia Brigham, League of Women Voters Florida.

Featuring music from bensound.com

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Happy New Year! We're off this week, but please enjoy one of our favorite episodes from 2015!

During the #RADIO show this week we covered the big, sexy victory with the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit in Congress; discussed inspiring work by the Women’s Foundation to advance fair pay; stood up with the #WeAreBetterThanThis movement; and strategized about ending mass incarceration.
 
*Special guests include: U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown; Wendy Doyle, Women's Foundation; Ben Wikler, MoveOn; Dante Barry, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice.
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Happy Holidays! We're off until 2016, but until then please enjoy one of our very favorite episodes of 2015!

Inspiring guests on the #RADIO show this week talking about paid family leave, marriage equality, early learning and pre-k for all, voter suppression, and how you can be a part of the solution!  *Special guests include: Sarah Warbelow, Human Rights Campaign; Sheena Wadhawan, Employment Justice Center; Jessica Hiltabidel, Center for Inspired Teaching; Barbara ArnwineTransformative Justice Coalition and host of Igniting Change.

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During the #RADIO show this week we covered the big, sexy victory with the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit in Congress; discussed inspiring work by the Women’s Foundation to advance fair pay; stood up with the #WeAreBetterThanThis movement; and strategized about ending mass incarceration.
 
*Special guests include: U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown; Wendy Doyle, Women's Foundation; Ben Wikler, MoveOn; Dante Barry, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice.
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The #RADIO show this week covers immigration policy and what’s next for our nation; the lowdown on women owned businesses; talking to kids about tragic events like what happened in Paris and Beirut; the #WithinReach campaign and what you can do to boost our economy and families.
 
*Special guests include: Wendy Cervantes, First FocusNanette Fondas, award-wining author and academic; Eileen Carter-Campos, MommyTeaches.com; Sarah Baron, American Progress. 
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Women in sports and leadership, breaking the school to prison pipeline, what’s in the national budget for you, and turning despair into hope… announcing The Women’s Building.  *Special guests include: Sarah Howard-Garoutte, MomsRising; Kesi Foster, Urban Youth Collaborative; Debbie Weinstein, Coalition on Human Needs; Pamela Shifman, NoVo Foundation and The Women’s Building. 

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The #RADIO show this week covers the power of Twitter, why hundreds of business schools are supporting national paid family and medical leave insurance, discussed Planned Parenthood under fire, and talks about how to be a Democracy Doula. *Special guests include: dream hampton, a writer, award winning filmmaker and organizer; Dr. Stew Friedman, Wharton School of Business faculty since 1984;  Marcy Stech, EMILY’S List; Donovan X. Ramsey, journalist and Emerging Voices Fellow at Demos; Marilyn Watkins, Economic Opportunity Institute.

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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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