Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising) (general)
On this show we talk about the power of women’s voices, stories, words and actions, we cover the #StateOfOurUnion, learn more about toxic stress and how to deal with it, and get the inside scoop on how tiny lobbyists can have a big impact. 
 
*Special guests include: Jamia Wilson, bestselling author and director of the Feminist Press, @jamiaw; Ai-jen Poo, National DOmestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) @domesticworkers@aijenpoo; author Nadine Harris Burke, MD, @DrBurkeHarris; and Michelle Morrison, Little Lobbyists, @LittleLobbyists.
 
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On the #RADIO show this week we celebrate that millions of women again just took to the streets to march on the Women’s March anniversary with the co-President of the march; we celebrate that paid family/medial leave is gaining momentum across the nation including in Pennsylvania where a recent poll found 80% support; we cover the new book Invisible No More: Police ViolenceAgainst Black Women and Women of Color; and we discuss the danger of marginalized communities getting pushed out of dual language programs and why it impacts you.

 
*Special guests include: Bob Bland, co-Preident of the Women’s March, @WomensMarch; Carey Cummings, Working Families Party PA, @wgfpaAndrea Ritchie, author, @dreanyc123; Conor Williams, New America, @NewAmerica.
 
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On the #RADIO show this week we talk about how people powered positive change is happening right now across the nation—and hear examples of recent wins across the country. We also get the inside scoop on the State of America's Children from the Children’s Defense Fund.
 
*Special guests include: Melissa Stewart@NYSWorkersComp‏; Councilmember Antonio Reynoso, @CMReynoso34; Maine Speaker of the House Sara Gideon, @saragideon; MaryLee Allen, Children’s Defense Fund, @ChildDefender
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On the #RADIO show this week, we cover the importance of net neutrality; how and why to speak up about the tax debacle in Congress; what’s happening with resisting and persisting in the states — and why we need to fight for the DREAM Act; and how paid family medical leave passed in New York!
 
*Special guests include: Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner, @jrosenworcel; Elaine Maag, Urban Institute, @urbaninstitute; Sam Mungar, SiX,  @stateinnovation; and Molly Weston Williamson, A Better Balance, @ABetterBalance
 
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On the radio show this week we break down why the GOP tax plans are a disaster for our economy and for working families; we cover the MASSIVE effort being coordinated to get the word out about the open enrollment window for healthcare on www.healthcare.gov through December 15th; hear from the brother of Khaleaf Browder about youth, criminalization, and why we need to raise the age; and get the inside scoop from a former elected official on the state of politics in America right now.
 
*Special guests include:  Elyssa Koidin-Schmier, MomsRising, @MomsRising;  Erin Hemlin, Young Invincibles, @YoungInvincible; Deion Browder, brother of Khaleaf Browder; and Bill Finkbeiner, political expert.
 
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On the show this week we cover Sarah McBride’s new book, Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss and the Fight for Trans Equality, as well as discuss the ways to help fight back again Trump’s anti-LGBTQ+ attacks; hear the story of the win of the best in the nation policy for paid family medical leave in Washington State; learn about how the wage gap is impacting Latina women; and uncover the benefits of dual-language learning.
 
*Special guests include: Sarah McBride,  author and Human Rights Campaign, @HRC@SarahEMcBride; Washington State Senator Karen Keiser, @KarenKeiser1; Mónica Ramirez, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), @LCLAA; and Fabrice Jaumont, author of The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages@FabriceJaumont 
 
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On the #radio show this week we cover the tragedy in Las Vegas and gun safety in our nation; then our next segment covers voter suppression and the importance of registering to vote; after that we cover the ridiculous situation with Trump’s tax package which give money to the very wealthy and NOT to everyone sees; and we close the show covering the importance of high quality, affordable early learning and childcare. 
 
*Special guests include: Annette MagnusBattle Born Progress (BBP), @BattleBornProg; Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition, @TJC_DC@barbs73; Anna Chu, National Women’s Law Center, @nwlc; and Chrisanne Gayle, Trust for Learning, @trustfrlearning.
 
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What’s going on with the NFL, #TakeAKnee, and protecting the health of althletes; we hear the latest on health care fight and what you can do to hold the line; find out about lead in our water and what you can do; and get the lowdown on the Arc's recent Paid Family and Medical Leave report!  
 
*Special guests include:  Byron Hurt, award-winning filmmaker, author, lecturer, and advocate, @byronhurt; Lori Lodes, #ProtectOurCare, @FamiliesUSA and  @lorilLaura Vollmer, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, @UCnpi;  and TJ Sutcliffe, the ArcUS, @TheArcUS.
 
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During the #RADIO show this week, we cover organizing in the time of Trump and the importance of protecting immigrant children and families; how to fight ageism head on and the benefits of older workers in the workforce; the gender wage gap and how to get equal pay for equal work; and disaster relief funding, including how to make sure your dollars to to work with real people in real time.   
 
*Special guests include: U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-7), @RepJayapal; Kelly Laflamme, Endowment’s Elder Health Initiative and the Immigrant Integration Initiative, @EndowmentHealth; Ariane Hegewisch, Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), @IWPResearch; and Ben Smilowitz, Disaster Accountability Project, @disasteraccount
 
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On the radio show this week we cover addressing police brutality through policy change; how to stay effective as an activist and not burn out; why it’s important to stand with the DREAMers, and what you can do about child care deserts.

*Special guests include: Riall Johnson, Alliance for Gun ResponsibilityDe-Escalate Washington, and retired NFL professional, @Deescalatewa@WaGunResponsib; Monifa Bandele, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Elias Rosenfeld, DREAMer advocate, @AdvocatElias;  and Katie Hamm, Center for American Progresss, @amprog.

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