Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising) (general)
On the #RADIO show this week we break down what’s really going on in the Presidential election, bust some serious myths, cover how you can help end gun violence, get the inside scoop on what’s really happening with our economy, and hear how you can be part of #MomsVote!

*Special guests include: John Neffingerthe president of the Franklin Forum, and the co-author of Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities that Make Us Influential (@Neffinger); Donna Dees, Concert Across America To End Gun Violence (@RealDonnaDees); Bob GreensteinPresident of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (@GreensteinCBPP); Ashley Boyd, MomsRising (@MomsRising).

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The radio show this week covers how to combat islamophobia, Luvvie’s new book, I’m Judging You, veterans supporting Colin Kaepernick, and the Standing Rock Sioux who are fighting back against a North Dakota oil pipeline that would harm water quality and ancestral lands.
*Special guests include:  Linda Sarsour, co-founder of (@lsarsour), Luvvie Ajayi, author of I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual (@iLuvvit); Richard Allen Smith, veterans supporting Colin Kaepernick; and Phyllis Young, co-founder of Women of All Red Nations.
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From the Fight for $15 to breaking down barriers to breastfeeding for moms in the military, from ending wage discrimination to getting access to affordable childcare and paid family leave, people across the country are standing up, making their voices heard, and building a better nation for everyone.
*Special guests include: David Rolf, President of @SEIU775, VP of @SEIU, and author of  The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America (@DavidMRolf);  Kenisha Heath,     (@MissMilitaryMom);  Jocelyn Frye, Center for American Progress (@amprog); Katie Bugbee, Care.comCost of Care Survey (@CareDotCom)
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On this #radio show we cover the impact of the Malignant Cheeto, AKA Donald Trump, on America.  We discuss changing demographics, public policy—including Trump’s flimsy childcare proposal, voter engagement, and the Olympics.

*Special guests include: Steve Phillips, author of Brown is the New White; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising; Helen Blank, National Women’s Law Center; and Monifa Bandele, MomsRising.

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On this show we cover the steps you can take to be an antiracist activist, hear the latest on Hillary Clinton, dive into disarming hate, and talk about hope as we cover where political wins are happening at the local level across the country.

*Special guests include: Tim Wise, antiracist essayist, author and educator; Joanne Bamberger, author and editor-in-chief of The Broad Side; Jason Hayes, celebrity hair stylist and organizer of the #DisarmHate2016 Rally; and Teresa Mosqueda, WA State Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

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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 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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On this #RADIO show we feature one of the top pollsters in the nation sharing what’s really going on right now in our nation, then we hear from a noted CNN commentator and author about her take on the battle between Bernie and Hillary.  The show then moves to hear about the #AskTheMayor campaign from Constance Malcolm, a grieving mother turned activist whose unarmed son, Ramarley Malcolm, was fatally shot in their Bronx apartment by New York City police officer, Richard Haste. The show closes with the inside scoop on a new report, Overworked America: The economic causes and consequences of working long hours.
*Special guests include:  Celinda Lake, Lake Research & award-winning author - @celindalake; Sally Kohn, CNN commentator and author - @sallykohn; Constance Malcolm, mother of Ramarley Graham, #AskTheMayor campaign - @RiseUp4Ramarley; Heather Boushey, Executive Director, Equitable Growth & Senior Economist at American Progress - @HBoushey.
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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). 
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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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