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Wide Awake in Wisconsin

News & Politics Podcasts

As we count down to the critical November 2020 election, we're proud to introduce a monthly podcast to help voters appreciate how important state level policy making is. Each month, WAWH Executive Director and Founder Sara Finger will give listeners at peek at three key policy issues impacting women's wellbeing, a closer look at an important policy with special guests, and a focus forward with quick and easy opportunities to make a difference right away.

As we count down to the critical November 2020 election, we're proud to introduce a monthly podcast to help voters appreciate how important state level policy making is. Each month, WAWH Executive Director and Founder Sara Finger will give listeners at peek at three key policy issues impacting women's wellbeing, a closer look at an important policy with special guests, and a focus forward with quick and easy opportunities to make a difference right away.

Location:

United States

Description:

As we count down to the critical November 2020 election, we're proud to introduce a monthly podcast to help voters appreciate how important state level policy making is. Each month, WAWH Executive Director and Founder Sara Finger will give listeners at peek at three key policy issues impacting women's wellbeing, a closer look at an important policy with special guests, and a focus forward with quick and easy opportunities to make a difference right away.

Language:

English

Contact:

(608) 251-0139 x1


Episodes

A Closer Look at the Public Charge Rule

1/31/2020
In this episode of Wide Awake in Wisconsin, Sara sits down with Megan Sprecher from End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin to discuss the Public Charge Rule. Sara also gives a peek at 3 important policies impacting women in Wisconsin: "Personhood" Laws, the Tampon Tax, and Automatic Voter Registration. This episode wraps up with a Focus Forward that encourages listening to attend the 2020 Wisconsin Women's Health Advocacy Summit in Madison, WI on Monday March 9th, 2020. Support the show...

Duration:00:34:12

A Closer Look at the 'Respect Women Act' w/ Representative Chris Taylor

1/3/2020
In the third episode of Wide Awake in Wisconsin, Sara Finger sits down with State Representative Chis Taylor to discuss her powerful legislation, the Respect Women Act. Sara also gives a peek at three important policies impacting women in Wisconsin: Pelvic Consent Legislation or the Patient Privacy Protection Act, pharmacists prescribing contraception, and testing of sexual assault kits. This episode wraps up with a Focus Forward that encourages listening to pledge to vote in all of this...

Duration:00:40:35

A Closer Look at the Affordable Care Act w/ Senator Tammy Baldwin

12/6/2019
In the second episode of Wide Awake in Wisconsin, Sara Finger sits down with Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin to discuss the the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Sara also gives a peek at 3 important policies impacting women in Wisconsin: Expanding Postpartum Medicaid Coverage in Wisconsin, Breastfeeding Workers Rights legislation, and and the "Choose Life" bill to invest funds in fake health centers. Lastly, Sara will let you know how to give back to the Wisconsin Alliance for Women's...

Duration:00:43:47

A Closer Look at Shackling Pregnant Women in Wisconsin Prisons (ft. Tamara Thompson)

11/8/2019
In the first episode of Wide Awake in Wisconsin, Sara Finger sits down with doula and maternal & child health advocate,Tamara Thompson to discuss the issue of and legislation regarding shackling pregnant and laboring women in Wisconsin jails and prisons. Sara also gives a peek at 3 important policies impacting women in Wisconsin: the Wisconsin Family Medical Leave Insurance Act (FMLI), Wisconsin's 1870 abortion law, and Red Flag Laws. Lastly, Sara will let you know how to learn who...

Duration:00:38:13

Welcome to Wide Awake in Wisconsin

10/31/2019
Support the show (https://supportwomenshealth.salsalabs.org/supportwideawakeinwisconsin)

Duration:00:01:46