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

Progressive Talk

Fun. Feisty. Relevant. MomsRising Radio hosted by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner is talk radio for moms, and for everyone who’s ever had a mom. This hour-long show is produced by We Act Radio and airs on WPWC 1480AM in Washington, DC--as well as in a podcast online at WeActRadio.com and MomsRising.org. The show is hosted by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, author and MomsRising Executive Director/CEO & co-founder, as an informative and entertaining exploration of the hottest issues and policies that impact real people on Main Streets across the nation everyday. Tune in to listen to lively conversation with inspiring experts, celebrities, real moms, and elected leaders as they share the inside scoop on the topics that everyone's talking about right now.

Location:

Dumfries, VA

Description:

Fun. Feisty. Relevant. MomsRising Radio hosted by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner is talk radio for moms, and for everyone who’s ever had a mom. This hour-long show is produced by We Act Radio and airs on WPWC 1480AM in Washington, DC--as well as in a podcast online at WeActRadio.com and MomsRising.org. The show is hosted by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, author and MomsRising Executive Director/CEO & co-founder, as an informative and entertaining exploration of the hottest issues and policies that impact real people on Main Streets across the nation everyday. Tune in to listen to lively conversation with inspiring experts, celebrities, real moms, and elected leaders as they share the inside scoop on the topics that everyone's talking about right now.

Language:

English


Episodes

Encore: #PaidLeaveForAll #CareCantWait #LivingRoomConversations #RealLove

4/15/2024
On the radio show this week we dive into a new study about how people can (and can’t) get access to paid family/medical leave in every state – and how to get national coverage; we hear an update about the fight for a care infrastructure and why it matters to everyone; we tackle the importance of conversation to combat loneliness and to save our democracy; and we cover a powerful deliver of stories to every single member of Congress and how your experiences can build change. *Special guests include: Sharita Gruberg, National Partnership for Women & Families, @npwf; Josephine Kalipeni, Family Values at Work, @FmlyValuesWork; Joan Blades, Living Room Conversations, @LivingRoomConvo; and Felicia Burnett, MomsRising, @MomsRising

Duration:00:57:55

#BansOffOurBodies! LGBTQIA+ Power & Rights! Women & The Economy! Direct File Taxes!

4/8/2024
On the radio show this week, we cover the details on the continued attacks on reproductive freedoms, including birth control, abortion, IVF, and reproductive healthcare – and what you can do about it; we dive into the power and importance of LGBTQIA+ rights; we cover the new Playbook for the Advancement of Women in the Economy; and we hear how to get and use the IRS’ new free tax filing platform, Direct File, which can save you funds! *Special guests include: Tina Sherman, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Justin Unga, Human Rights Campaign, @HRC; Sara Estep, Center for American Progress, @CAPWomen; Susan Harley, Congress Watch at Public Citizen, @Public_Citizen

Duration:00:58:01

The Latest in the US Supreme Court. Abortion Under Attack. Health Equity & Healthcare Access. Color of Change.

4/1/2024
On the radio show this week we cover the latest in the attack from far right extremists on access to abortion, birth control, IVF, and why access to mifepristone is being heard in the U.S. Supreme Court; then we cover health equity, healthcare coverage, and a new report, Lowering Costs for Black Americans: How the Inflation Reduction Act Makes Health Care and Prescription Drugs More Affordable; after that we dive into culture change and how laughter can change minds and public policy; and we close the show hearing the latest from Color of Change, how you can get involved, and why your voice is needed right now more than ever. *Special guests include: Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, @PPFA; Dr. Chris Pernell, NAACP Center for Health Equity, @NAACP; Caty Borum, Center for Media & Social Impact, @cmsimpact; Rashad Robinson, Color of Change, @colorofchange.

Duration:00:58:01

#CareMatters #Maternal Justice #WomenInPower #MaternalMentalHealth

3/25/2024
On the radio show this week, we cover the new 2024 Care Matters: Care Report Card, grading each state’s care policies and infrastructure – and tracking what’s going on in your state; then we dive into the importance of persistently fighting for reproductive justice and why the bizarre IVF ruling in Alabama isn’t about embryos; after that we hear from a nationally recognized CEO of a major brand, Argent, about motherhood and change; and we close the show covering the importance of lifting maternal mental health – and sharing the new maternal mental health hotline: 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6226). *Special guests include: Jaimie Worker, Caring Across Generations, @CaringAcrossGen; Leah Jones, SisterSong, @SisterSong_WOC; Sali Christeson, Argent, @argent; and Gina Arias, MomsRising / MamasConPoder, @MomsRising/@MamasConPoder

Duration:00:57:55

Victories! The State of the Union (SOTU), the Oscars, and YOUR Story!

3/18/2024
On the radio show this week we cover what really happened in the State of the Union (Hint: Victories!); how to get help through the ACF; the ability of culture change to push legislative change – and what you can do too; and we also hear from an award-winning author about the power of YOUR story. *Special guests include: Jenny Byer, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Debra Johnson, Administration for Children & Families in the Biden-Harris Administration; Nicole Jorwic, Caring Across Generations, @caringacrossgen; Justina Chen, award-winning author of more than 9 books including most recently, “With Twice the Love, Dessie Mae,” @JustinaYChen

Duration:00:58:01

Encore: News You Can Actually Use (and trust!)! Paid Family/Medical Leave Gaining MOMentum; Our Body Politic; and Making Good Trouble with Red, Wine, and Blue.

3/11/2024
topics on the fantastic podcast Our Body Politic; get an inside take on how and where wins are happening at the state level; and hear about making good trouble with Red, Wine, and Blue. *Special guests include: Mariel Padilla, The 19th News, @19thnews; Morgan Givens, Our Body Politic, @ourbodypolitic; Carol Joyner, Family Values @ Work Action, @FamValuesAction; and Julie Womack, Red Wine & Blue, @redwineblueusa

Duration:00:57:55

#CareInAction #BansOffOurBodies #StopGunViolenceNow #MomsInMusic

3/4/2024
On the radio show this week we cover what’s happening (already!) with care policies and the upcoming November 2024 elections; how IVF, birth control, and abortion are all under attack and how we can protect our rights; the latest with gun violence prevention from the White House; and the power of moms in music. *Special guests include: Hillary Holley, Care in Action, @CareInActionUS; Angela Vasquez-Giroux, Reproductive Freedom for All, @ReproForAll; Gregory Jackson, White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention, @GregJackson46; and Brittney King Brock, Moms In Music, @wearemomsinmusic

Duration:00:57:53

#BansOffOurBodies: IVF, Abortion, Birth Control & Bodily Autonomy. The #CareCantWait movement. And the fight for #WIC #ChildTaxCredit and #Childcare.

2/26/2024
On the radio show this week, we cover the outrageous Alabama Supreme Court IVF decision and the fight for access to IVF, abortioncare, birth control, and to not have fewer freedoms than our children; the incredible power of Ai-jen Poo’s care infrastructure vision and how you can make a difference; the latest with the inside the Beltway battles for WIC and the CTC; and how corporations can (and must) work to build a care infrastructure too in order to retain employees and prosper. *Special guests include: Gretchen Borchelt, National Women’s Law Center, @NWLC; Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance and Caring Across Generations, @domesticworkers @caringacrossgen; Elyssa Schmier, MomsRising, @MomsRising; and Beth Bengtson, Working for Women.

Duration:00:57:55

#PaidLeaveForAll #CareCantWait #LivingRoomConversations #RealLove

2/19/2024
On the radio show this week we dive into a new study about how people can (and can’t) get access to paid family/medical leave in every state – and how to get national coverage; we hear an update about the fight for a care infrastructure and why it matters to everyone; we tackle the importance of conversation to combat loneliness and to save our democracy; and we cover a powerful deliver of stories to every single member of Congress and how your experiences can build change. *Special guests include: Sharita Gruberg, National Partnership for Women & Families, @npwf; Josephine Kalipeni, Family Values at Work, @FmlyValuesWork; Joan Blades, Living Room Conversations, @LivingRoomConvo; and Felicia Burnett, MomsRising, @MomsRising

Duration:00:57:55

Just Say No To Extremism. Spotting Fake Paid Family/Medical Leave. Black History Month. Eldercare.

2/14/2024
On the radio show this week we cover the importance of pushing back against extremism, including book bans and censorship, and how grandparents are rising for hope (and sanity); we dive into why some Republicans are pushing fake paid family/medical leave and get tips on how to support real policy; hear how parents can make Black History Month a month to commit to learning and reflecting throughout the year; and get the latest on the fight for eldercare and care workers. *Special guests include: Marge Baker, People For the American Way, @peoplefor; Ruth Martin, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs, artist, writer, organizer and thought leader, @tabithastb; and Sarah Slocum, Michigan Elder Justice Initiative

Duration:00:57:55

From Menarche through Menopause and More, the Child Tax Credit (CTC) takes off, and Your Voice is Your Power!

2/5/2024
On the radio show this week we cover how the more we know about life changes through the years – from menarche through menopause and more – the more we’re empowered; we hear the inside scoop on the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and how you can help keep it moving forward; learn the ways YOUR voice is likely more powerful than you think; and listen in with a viral mom comedian! *Special guests include: Omisade Burney-Scott, Black Girl's Guide to Surviving Menopause @osunsweetnsour; Laura Peralta-Schulte, NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, @NETWORKLobby; Donna Norton, MomsRising, @MomsRising; and Giulia Rozzi, Comedian, @GiuliaRozzi.

Duration:00:57:55

#ReadBannedBooks #DomesticWorkersBillOfRights #PaidLeaveForAll #MaternalJustice

1/29/2024
On the radio show this week we cover how moms across the nation defeated book bans and censorship, as well as supported teachers, kids, and parents; we heard about the Domestic Bill of Rights and why it’s important to everyone to help pass now; we uncovered what’s stopping our nation from passing Paid Family and Medical Leave like every other industrialized nation has already done and how to break through those barriers; and we lifted up the importance of working for maternal health justice for everyone. *Special guests include: Mary Kusler, National Education Association (NEA), @NEAToday; Jenn Stowe, National Domestic Workers Alliance, @domesticworkers; Dawn Huckelbridge, Paid Leave for All, @PaidLeaveforAll; Gina Arias, MomsRising, @MomsRising

Duration:00:57:55

News You Can Actually Use (and trust!)! Paid Family/Medical Leave Gaining MOMentum; Our Body Politic; and Making Good Trouble with Red, Wine, and Blue.

1/22/2024
On the radio show this week we cover the importance of reporting from terrific outlets like The 19th News – and why and how paid family medical leave is finally gaining momentum; we hear about the hottest topics on the fantastic podcast Our Body Politic; get an inside take on how and where wins are happening at the state level; and hear about making good trouble with Red, Wine, and Blue. *Special guests include: Mariel Padilla, The 19th News, @19thnews; Morgan Givens, Our Body Politic, @ourbodypolitic; Carol Joyner, Family Values @ Work Action, @FamValuesAction; and Julie Womack, Red Wine & Blue, @redwineblueusa

Duration:00:57:55

Stop the Criminalization of Miscarriages, Your Story Has Power, Government Shutdowns Explained, and Marching Grows Movements

1/15/2024
On the radio show this week we cover the importance of access to abortioncare and of stopping the criminalization of miscarriages; we talk about how your story can shape our world – and change public policy; we hear what’s really happening in Congress with the threat of a government shutdown; and we also learn why marching makes a difference and how you can join in with the Women’s March. *Special guests include: Beatriz Beckford, MomsRising, @MomsRising; dream hampton, author, activist, award-winning filmmaker, including most recently of Ladies First, a Netflix series that charted in the top ten; Catherine Rowland, Congressional Progressive Caucus Center, @WeBuildProgress; and Rachel O'Leary Carmona, Women’s March, @womensmarch.

Duration:00:57:55

Challenges to Trump’s Eligibility on the 2024 Ballot, Grandparents for Truth, Healthcare.gov for YOU, and the Top 10 Wins of 2023

1/8/2024
On the #radio show this week we talk with the former Mayor of Portland, Maine, who is one of the three challengers to Trump’s eligibility to be on Maine’s primary ballot; we hear about how and why Grandparents for Truth got started and how you can get involved; we get the details on open healthcare coverage enrollment and how you can get covered at Healthcare.gov too; and we celebrate the top 10 wins of 2023 as we enter into 2024! *Special guests include: Ethan Strimling, former Mayor of Portland, Maine, @MayorStrim; Svante Myrick & Alana Byrd, Grandparents for Truth/ People for the American Way (PFAW), @peoplefor; Martha Sanchez, Young Invincibles, @YoungInvincible; and Eric Ryder and Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, @MomsRising @MamasConPoder

Duration:00:57:55

Best Of: Fighting for Fair Pay, Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month, Getting Ready for 2024, and Closing the Childcare Cliff

1/2/2024
On the radio show this week, we hear the latest about pay discrimination and how the National Partnership for Women and Families is rising to close the wage gaps; celebrate National Native American Heritage Month; hear about 2023 wins and what we can win in 2024; and get an update on the childcare cliff and how you can help build change. *Special guests include: Jocelyn Frye, National Partnership for Women and Families, @jocelyncfrye, @NPWF; YoNasDa Lonewolf, www.queenyonasda.com @QueenYoNasDa; Monifa Bandele, MomsRising, @MomsRising; and Lauren Hipp, MomsRising, @MomsRising.

Duration:00:57:55

Encore: Ending Gun Violence, Stabilize Childcare Now, Saving the National Budget, and Stopping Maternity Ward Closures

12/25/2023
On the radio show this week, we cover the steps that leaders need to take to end gun violence in America; why your voice is needed to help stabilize the childcare system, which is a big part of what makes our economy run; how the national budget fights impacts you; and what’s happening with the increase in maternity ward closures – and how you can help. *Special guests include: Kathleen McFadden, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, @MomsDemand; Nina Perez, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Rricha deCant, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), @CLASP_DC; and Tina Sherman, MomsRising, @MomsRising

Duration:00:57:55

#ReadBannedBooks #DomesticWorkersBillOfRights #PaidLeaveForAll #MaternalJustice

12/18/2023
On the radio show this week we cover how moms across the nation defeated book bans and censorship, as well as supported teachers, kids, and parents; we heard about the Domestic Bill of Rights and why it’s important to everyone to help pass now; we uncovered what’s stopping our nation from passing Paid Family and Medical Leave like every other industrialized nation has already done and how to break through those barriers; and we lifted up the importance of working for maternal health justice for everyone. *Special guests include: Mary Kusler, National Education Association (NEA), @NEAToday; Jenn Stowe, National Domestic Workers Alliance, @domesticworkers; Dawn Huckelbridge, Paid Leave for All, @PaidLeaveforAll; Gina Arias, MomsRising, @MomsRising

Duration:00:57:55

Best Of: #CareFest #SolvingTheMentalHealthCrisis #NOWnow

12/11/2023
Direct from #CareFest at UCLA we have First Partner of California Jennifer Siebel Newsome and US Senator Laphonza Butler; then we dive in with columnist from the Washington Post, Kate Woodsome, about how to address the mental health crisis in America; and we close the show with Christian F. Nunes, of the National Organization for Women (NOW) about the past, present, and future successes of the movement. *Special guests include: First Partner of California Jennifer Siebel Newsome, @JenSiebelNewsom; US Senator Laphonza Butler, @Senlaphonza; Kate Woodsome, @kwoodsome; Christian F. Nunes, National Organization for Women (NOW), @NationalNOW

Duration:00:57:55

Fighting for Fair Pay, Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month, Getting Ready for 2024, and Closing the Childcare Cliff

12/4/2023
On the radio show this week, we hear the latest about pay discrimination and how the National Partnership for Women and Families is rising to close the wage gaps; celebrate National Native American Heritage Month; hear about 2023 wins and what we can win in 2024; and get an update on the childcare cliff and how you can help build change. *Special guests include: Jocelyn Frye, National Partnership for Women and Families, @jocelyncfrye, @NPWF; YoNasDa Lonewolf, www.queenyonasda.com @QueenYoNasDa; Monifa Bandele, MomsRising, @MomsRising; and Lauren Hipp, MomsRising, @MomsRising.

Duration:00:57:55