Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)

What’s on the line this election!  Hear about ending mass incarceration, paid family and medical leave, childcare, and voting!  Special guests include: Dream Hampton, filmmaker, award-winning author, activist @dreamhampton; Nneka, Innovative Supplies Kristin Smith, University of New Hampshire; Julie Kashen, Make It Work Action, @MIWCampaign   

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Breaking Through is off this week, but we'll be back next with a brand new show next week.
 
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.com     (@MissMilitaryMom);  Jocelyn Frye, Center for American Progress (@amprog); Katie Bugbee, Care.comCost of Care Survey (@CareDotCom)
 
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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 mpowerchange.org (@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.com     (@MissMilitaryMom);  Jocelyn Frye, Center for American Progress (@amprog); Katie Bugbee, Care.comCost of Care Survey (@CareDotCom)
 
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The #RADIO show this week came to you LIVE from the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia, PA. Special guests include elected leaders, activists, advocates, radio personalities, and more.  All of the guests talk about both the DNC and about what they expect in this election cycle for our nation.  Tune in and get the inside scoop!
 
*Special guests include: King County Executive Dow Constantine, Color of Change CEO Rashad Robinson, Dr. Avis Jones DeWeaver, IAVA CEO Paul Reickhoff,  Vicki Shabo of the National Partnership, RJ Esckow of Zero Hour, and more!
 
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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 the show this week we discuss why it’s critical to our economy and to our communities to value caregiving, paid and unpaid, in our nation; cover the importance of everyone being able to vote; talk about the just released Black Lives Matter platform; and hear from two high school students about why and how they started Genders Equality Clubs at their high schools.
 
 
*Special guests include:  Ai-jen Poo, Caring Across Generations and National Domestic Workers Alliance - @aijenpoo@CaringAcrossGen, @domesticworkers; Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition - @TJC_DC@barbs73; Alicia Garza, Black Lives Matter and National Domestic Workers - @aliciagarza,@domesticworkers @BlackLivesMatter; and Anna Finkbeiner and Olivia Roskill, high school students.
 
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The #RADIO show this week came to you LIVE from the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia, PA. Special guests include elected leaders, activists, advocates, radio personalities, and more.  All of the guests talk about both the DNC and about what they expect in this election cycle for our nation.  Tune in and get the inside scoop!
 
*Special guests include: King County Executive Dow Constantine, Color of Change CEO Rashad Robinson, Dr. Avis Jones DeWeever, IAVA CEO Paul Reickhoff, Vicki Shabo of the National Partnership, RJ Eskow of The Zero Hour, Mary Kay Henry, International President of SEIU, and Ari Rabin-Havt of SiriusXM's The Agenda!
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On this radio show we cover what the heck happened at the RNC, including how many balloons were on the ceiling and the response from people in the room to Trump; we discuss a new PAC to build Black power in politics, the Collective PAC; we release a new accountability campaign, #NotOnOurWatch; and we talk about the power of voting and a Republican perspective on Trump.
 
*Special guests include:  Philip Elliott, Time Magazine corespondent; Quentin James, Collective PAC; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising; and Melanie Campbell, Black Women’s Roundtable and Coalition on Black Civic Participation; Bill Finkbeiner, former Republican Majority Leader of the Washington State Senate.
 
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