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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.

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.
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Dumfries, VA

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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.

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Episodes

#EqualityNow!

4/13/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week, we cover Black Maternal Health Awareness Week; Equal Pay Day; Trump’s #TaxScam and how corporations are benefiting from the Trump tax plan; and the impact of social media, including Facebook, on democracy. *Special guests include: Elizabeth Dawes, Black Mamas Matter Alliance, @edawesgay, @BlkMamasMatter; Ruth Martin, MomsRising, @lawncherub, @MomsRising; Frank Clemente, Americans For Tax Fairness, @clemente_frank, @4TaxFairness; and Shireen Mitchell,...

Duration:00:58:39

Moving Forward

4/6/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover Trump’s dangerous move to increase the detention of pregnant women; the victory of ending the practice of shackling women in prison during labor and what more needs to be done; advancing #CounselorsNotCops in New York State; and how to speak to children and adults about the school shootings. *Special guests include: Katharina Obser, Women’s Refugee Commission’s Migrant Rights and Justice, @Kat_Obser; Omisade Burney-Scott, SisterSong,...

Duration:00:58:14

Reaching for Equity, Equality and Justice

3/30/2018
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On the radio show this week we cover the latest in the fight for fair treatment of all immigrant families; we hear how some countries have ended mass incarceration by legalizing drugs — and what we could do here; we get the inside scoop on corporations like Starbucks reaching for pay parity; and we hear the best ways to advance our nation toward gun safety and community safety. *Special guests, include: Rich Stolz, We Are One America, @rstolz11, @weareoneamerica; Kassandra Frederique,...

Duration:00:58:27

Change Is Coming!

3/23/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover Patrisse Khan-Cullors' bestselling new book, When They Call You A Terrorist, and how it’s helping to change the national conversation; we hear about the major victory of advancing the Equal Pay Opportunity Act in Washington State and get tips on winning; we discuss the nexus of culture change and legislative change with Elisa Batista of Presente, and we get the inside scoop on gun safety, what’s next, and what you can do. *Special guests include:...

Duration:00:58:34

Episode 276: Best Of

3/17/2018
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Breaking Through is off this week, but we rounded up some of our favorite recent moments for this "Best Of" episode. This week we cover the intersection of art, culture, representation and politics with Jessica Byrd, a woman who was named the January Woman to Watch by Essence Magazine, “12 New Faces of Black Leadership” by Time Magazine, and Rolling Stone named her one of the most influential millennials shaping the 2016 election. Next, we cover the recently released book Invisible No...

Duration:00:58:32

Continuing The Fight

3/9/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover the how and why to end mass incarceration — and the increased impact on women and children of mass incarceration; we also cover what’s happening with media and reporting; how you can get involved to protect the DREAMers and to fight for fair treatment of all immigrant families; and then we close the show talking about the continued fight for healthcare and how you can make a difference. *Special guests include: Topeka Sam, #Cut50 and The Ladies...

Duration:00:58:37

You Hold Power In Incredible Ways

3/5/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week, we cover the next best steps in gun violence prevention; a new study showing that 81% of women have experienced harassment and steps to end it with www.StopStreetHarassment.org; the campaign to get candidates to NOT take contributions from the NRA anymore (www.NoNRAmoney.org); and we close the show talking about the power of stories and of YOUR voice is covered next. *Special guests include: Pastor Mike McBride, PICO Network, Live FREE Campaign,...

Duration:00:59:09

Let’s Do This!

2/27/2018
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On the radio show this week we cover the intersection of art, culture, representation and politics with Jessica Byrd, a woman who was named the January Woman to Watch by Essence Magazine, “12 New Faces of Black Leadership” by Time Magazine, and Rolling Stone named her one of the most influential millennials shaping the 2016 election. We also cover the latest in reproductive justice with Planned Parenthood and hear from a leader in Florida about the next steps in preventing gun violence....

Duration:00:58:51

Democracy Isn’t A Spectator Sport

2/16/2018
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On the #radio show this week we cover net neutrality, the real fake news, AI trolling, and how to protect our democracy; and we also cover when, where and how people’s voices are having an impact. In addition we discuss why the fight for the Dream Act and for fair treatment of immigrant families is a fight for all of us. Last up, we cover big wins in paid family medical leave policies and why it’s important to you. #KeepMarching! *Special guests include: Ashley Boyd, Mozilla Foundation,...

Duration:00:59:18

#StateOfOurUnion

2/12/2018
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On this show we talk about the power of women’s voices, stories, words and actions, we cover the #StateOfOurUnion, learn more about toxic stress and how to deal with it, and get the inside scoop on how tiny lobbyists can have a big impact. *Special guests include: Jamia Wilson, bestselling author and director of the Feminist Press, @jamiaw; Ai-jen Poo, National DOmestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) @domesticworkers, @aijenpoo; author Nadine Harris Burke, MD, @DrBurkeHarris; and Michelle...

Duration:00:59:09

#PowerToThePolls!

1/29/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we celebrate that millions of women again just took to the streets to march on the Women’s March anniversary with the co-President of the march; we celebrate that paid family/medial leave is gaining momentum across the nation including in Pennsylvania where a recent poll found 80% support; we cover the new book Invisible No More: Police ViolenceAgainst Black Women and Women of Color; and we discuss the danger of marginalized communities getting pushed out of...

Duration:00:58:14

It’s on! Momentum is growing at the city, county, state and federal levels

1/22/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we talk about how people powered positive change is happening right now across the nation—and hear examples of recent wins across the country. We also get the inside scoop on the State of America's Children from the Children’s Defense Fund. *Special guests include: Melissa Stewart, @NYSWorkersComp‏; Councilmember Antonio Reynoso, @CMReynoso34; Maine Speaker of the House Sara Gideon, @saragideon; MaryLee Allen, Children’s Defense Fund, @ChildDefender

Duration:00:59:04

#Hope in the Holidays!

12/18/2017
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On the radio show this week we talk about hope in the holidays — and how to find more hope and joy in this often stressful season; we cover transformative justice and electronic language dissonance talk about pulling the fire alarm on the childcare crisis in America; and discuss how wins are happening in a BIG way in states across the nation. *Special guests include: Rachel Thomas, LeanIn, @LeanInOrg; Andy Izenson, attorney with Diana Adams Law & Mediation; Lynette Fraga, Childcare...

Duration:00:59:09

Don’t Get Mad, Get Equal!

12/11/2017
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On the #RADIO show this week, we cover the importance of net neutrality; how and why to speak up about the tax debacle in Congress; what’s happening with resisting and persisting in the states — and why we need to fight for the DREAM Act; and how paid family medical leave passed in New York! *Special guests include: Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner, @jrosenworcel; Elaine Maag, Urban Institute, @urbaninstitute; Sam Mungar, SiX, @stateinnovation; and Molly Weston Williamson, A Better...

Duration:00:59:09

#KeepCalling! #KeepFightingForJustice! #KeepMarching!

12/4/2017
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On the radio show this week we break down why the GOP tax plans are a disaster for our economy and for working families; we cover the MASSIVE effort being coordinated to get the word out about the open enrollment window for healthcare on www.healthcare.gov through December 15th; hear from the brother of Khaleaf Browder about youth, criminalization, and why we need to raise the age; and get the inside scoop from a former elected official on the state of politics in America right...

Duration:00:59:01

Rise Up! No #GopTaxScam Yes #HealthcareForAll

11/27/2017
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On the radio show this week we cover how to get healthcare coverage (Go to www.healthcare.gov by December 15th!), what’s happening with our environment, why the GOP & Trump tax plan hurts businesses and our economy, and how to take action to stop xenophobic policies from moving forward. *Special guests include: Emily Barson, Senior Advisor, Get America Covered, @GetUSCovered; Sarah Vogel, Vice President of Health, Environmental Defense Fund, @EnvDefenseFund; ReShonda Young, Business...

Duration:00:59:11

#StandUpSpeakOut

11/20/2017
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On the radio show this week we talk about the destructive GOP tax plan and what you can do to fight back; gun safety policies and why they are needed; protecting healthcare; and the power of people. *Special guests include: U.S. Representative Judy Chu, @RepJudyChu; Timothy Johnson, Guns & Public Safety Program Director at Media Matters, @mmfa; Andrew Bates, Deputy Communications Director at American Bridge, @American_Bridge; and Anita Jackson, Director of Digital Communications at...

Duration:00:59:09

#Winning!

11/14/2017
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On the radio show this week, we cover winning the elections; momentum picking up for early learning in DC; immigration and the importance of passing the Dream Act; and an update on the fight for healthcare for all. *Special guests include: DC Councilperson Robert White, @RobertWhite_DC; Rep. Jennifer Boyosko, Virginia General Assembly, @JenniferBoysko; Joshua Bernstein, @SEIU; and Felicia Willems, MomsRising, @MomsRising. featuring music from bensound.com

Duration:00:57:56

#VoteVoteVote!

11/6/2017
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On the radio show this week we hear from the woman who started the #MeToo movement many years ago; catch up on the #VoteRunLead push to get more women in office (Remember to vote!!!); hear about what you can do about the Trump tax proposal and the budget process #TrumpTaxScam; and get an update on the fight for healthcare and CHIP. Learn what you can do & how to have an impact as you get up-to-date on what’s going on in DC! *Special guests include: Tarana Burke, Just Be Inc.,...

Duration:00:58:29

Breaking All The Ceilings! #KeepMarching

10/30/2017
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On the show this week we cover Sarah McBride’s new book, Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss and the Fight for Trans Equality, as well as discuss the ways to help fight back again Trump’s anti-LGBTQ+ attacks; hear the story of the win of the best in the nation policy for paid family medical leave in Washington State; learn about how the wage gap is impacting Latina women; and uncover the benefits of dual-language learning. *Special guests include: Sarah McBride, author and Human...

Duration:00:58:58

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