Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising) (general)
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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On the radio show this week we hear the latest from the Women’s March, including about the Resistance Revival Chorus and the Women’s Convention; get the inside scoop on immigration policy, the importance of keeping families together, and the contributions of immigrants to our nation; learn about the Secret Service and Trump protestors; and hear the latest on attacks on healthcare and how you can fight back.
*Special guests include: Sarah Sophie Flicker, Women’s March and the Resistance Revival Chorus@womensmarch, @sarahsophief; Jenifer Podkul, Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), @supportKIND; Melissa Byrne, senior political strategist, @mcbyrne;  and Caitlin Morris, Families USA, @FamiliesUSA.
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover hope and organizing in the time of Trump and the importance of access to birth control and reproductive health services; Black Breastfeeding Week #BBW17; Maternal mortality and the alarmingly higher rate of deaths due to pregnancy related causes amongst Black women; and the fight to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
*Special guests include: U.S. Representative Suzan Delbene, @RepDelBene;  Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka, CNM, MSN, MSEd is a nurse-midwife and innovative culture worker leveraging digital media to impact health and parenting, as well as an award winning author and organizer, @BlkBfingWeek, @anayahrose;  Monifa Bandele, MomsRising, @monifabandele, @MomsRising; Bridget Hughes, advocate in the fight to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour, @SEIU
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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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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 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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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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On the #RADIO show this week we cover the latest on healthcare and what you can do to make sure it isn’t cut for 23 million people; the terrible, awful, no good, very bad budget that Trump proposed and how to stop it; paid family and medical leave in the United States of America; and why David Clarke’s appointment to the Department of Homeland Security is a disaster.

*Special guests include: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, @RepDebDingell; Melissa Boteach, Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress, @amprog; Katie Bethell, PL+US@PaidLeaveUS; and Christine Neuman-Ortiz Voces de la Frontera@voces_milwaukee

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