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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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English


Episodes

#StopKavanaugh! #ProtectOurPlanet!

9/18/2018
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On the radio show this week we cover a long fought childcare victory, the latest in the fight to #StopKavanaugh, what climate change and storms have in common and how we can protect our planet, and tips for safety in hurricanes and weather disasters. *Special guests include Helen Blank, National Women’s Law Center, @nwlc; Chye-Ching Huang, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), @dashching, @CenterOnBudget; Gregg Small, @climatesolution; and Angela Tatum Malloy, ...

Duration:00:57:46

#MakeSureYouAreRegisteredToVoteASAP!

9/10/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover #SCOTUS, birth control, and choice; the power of art, music and politics intertwined; immigration and corporate accountability: and the power of your VOTE (so make sure you’re registered to vote!)! *Special guests include Dr. Colleen McNicholas, Physicians for Reproductive Health, @prhdocs; Kirstin Larson; Daniel Altschuler, Make the Road New York, @MaketheRoadNY, @altochulo; and Donna Norton, MomsRising, @MomsRising featuring music from...

Duration:00:58:21

#YesWeCan!

8/31/2018
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On the radio show this week we talk about how we can work to end mass shootings, stop 3D guns, and deal with the ridiculous idea of arming teachers; we also cover tips for getting the support you need when you become pregnant and a mom; the latest in the fight for fair treatment of all immigrant families; and get the inside scoop on maternal justice. *Special guests include: Avery Gardiner, Brady Campaign, @Bradybuzz; Dr. Ali Perez, Birthfit, @birthfit; Sandra Cordero, National Domestic...

Duration:00:58:19

#BackToSchool

8/27/2018
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On the #radio show this week we cover the new “As You Are” campaign; the Kavanaugh nomination to the US Supreme Court and what's at stake for women; the latest on the #FamiliesBelongTogether fight; and how to help revolutionize education and end the school to prison pipeline. *Special guests include: Emily Hecht-McGowan, Biden Foundation, @bidenfoundation; Carmen Berkley, Planned Parenthood, @PPFA; Sandra Cordero, National Domestic Workers Alliance, @domesticworkers; and Kelly Hurst,...

Duration:00:58:19

RE-AIR: Hope in hard times!

8/17/2018
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This is a rebroadcast of our July 2 episode. Tune in next week with a brand new episode! On the #RADIO show this week we cover how YOU can make a difference in who sits on the US Supreme Court; what’s going on with immigration policy; the super power of your voice and vote at the local level; and a giant win protecting SNAP (food stamps). *Special guests include: Sara Ainsworth, Legal Voice, @Legal_Voice; Donna Norton, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Kirstin Larson; and Tamara Fucile, Center...

Duration:00:57:34

#LetsDoThis!

8/13/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover a new report detailing, "How Hungry is America?”; discuss Black Women’s Equal Pay Day; strategize on stopping 3D guns from taking over the world; and get the latest on breastfeeding rights. *Special guests include: Jim Weill, FRAC, @fractweets; Joi Chaney, Equal Pay Today, @EqualPay2dayOrg; Po Murray, Newton Action Alliance, Newton Foundation, @NewtownAction, @TheNewtownFdn; Tina Sherman, MomsRising, @MomsRising featuring music from bensound.com

Duration:00:57:54

#FamiliesBelongTogether #WhenWomenSucceedOurNationSucceeds

7/30/2018
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On the #RADIO show today, we cover the latest in Trump's war against women, children, and families; get insight into how art, culture, and social change intersect; hear about the power of stories, including your story!; and get the inside scoop on family separation and detention and what you can do to most effectively fight for all of us to be treated fairly. *Special guests include Fatima Goss Graves, National Women’s Law Center, @NWLC; Seayoung Yim, MomsRising and playwright of Persimmon...

Duration:00:58:54

#PersistInsistOnChange! #WeCanDoThis!

7/20/2018
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On the radio show this week, we cover the power of real people to make changes at the local level with an award-winning state legislator who has passed many positive policies; we get the latest on family reunification and child separation—and what you can do to help bring families together; then we cover the developmental impact of family detention on children and children going to court by themselves; and we close the show talking about the momentum for paid family medical leave at the...

Duration:00:53:42

RE-AIR: How You Can Help!

7/6/2018
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Breaking Through is off this week. Please enjoy this rebroadcast of our June 11 show. On the #RADIO show this week we discuss why the proposed cuts to SNAP are more devastating that many know, what’s going on with the wage gap, why Trump’s practiced of intentionally separating moms from kids is wrong, and what’s going on right now in Puerto Rico and how you can help. *Special guests include: Liza Lieberman, Director of Public Policy at MAZON; Andrea Johnson, National Women’s Law...

Duration:00:58:28

Hope in hard times!

7/2/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover how YOU can make a difference in who sits on the US Supreme Court; what’s going on with immigration policy; the super power of your voice and vote at the local level; and a giant win protecting SNAP (food stamps). *Special guests include: Sara Ainsworth, Legal Voice, @Legal_Voice; Donna Norton, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Kirstin Larson; and Tamara Fucile, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, @CenterOnBudget.

Duration:00:57:23

#LoveWins

6/25/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we talk about what you can do to help end family separation, address racism, and celebrate love. *Special guests include: Khadija Gurnah, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Tim Wise, anti-racism educator and author, @timjacobwise; Jess Morales Rocketto, National Domestic Workers Alliance, @domesticworkers; and Kierra Johnson, The National LGBTQ Task Force, @thetaskforce. featuring music from bensound.com

Duration:00:58:21

Never Give Up!

6/21/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover immigration, family separation, breaking the glass ceiling, new organizing for new times, the importance of high quality and affordable childcare, and also www.BlackCensus.org. *Special guests include: Alicia Garza, @blackfutureslab, @chasinggarza; Cheryl Contee, Fission Strategy, @fissionstrategy; Julie Kahshen, @JulieKashen, @TCFdotorg (The Century Foundation); and Astrid Dominquez, ACLU, @ACLU

Duration:00:57:18

How You Can Help!

6/11/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we discuss why the proposed cuts to SNAP are more devastating that many know, what’s going on with the wage gap, why Trump’s practiced of intentionally separating moms from kids is wrong, and what’s going on right now in Puerto Rico and how you can help. *Special guests include: Liza Lieberman, Director of Public Policy at MAZON; Andrea Johnson, National Women’s Law Center; Mitra Ebadolahi, ACLU; Andrea González-Ramírez, Refinery 29. featuring music from...

Duration:00:58:17

#WomenRisingForWomen

5/25/2018
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On the radio show this week we talk about the wave of change that’s sweeping our nation and signs of hope that women’s power is indeed rising. We also cover women standing up for every immigrant woman, child, and family to be treated fairly; about how women are winning primary elections across the country; and about how white women like me need to talk with other white women about not calling the police on Black people simply for living (Check out this CNN article on the topic that went...

Duration:00:58:23

#LiftingOurNation

5/11/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover how people are getting information and what it means to have changing mediums; the new #KeepMarching book; what’s going on in immigration policy and how you can help; the latest on protecting kids electronic data and a report from the USOW; and why decreasing maternal mortality is an emergency in the US right now. *Special guests include: Dream Hampton, writer, award winning filmmaker, and organizer, @dreamhampton; Angy Rivera, No Le Digas a Nadie...

Duration:00:58:26

#KeepMarching!

5/4/2018
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On the radio show this week we talk about the new book, #KeepMarching, that just was released; about the importance of fighting for domestic workers rights; about the winners of the Make The Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon at MIT; and about the budget and tax debacle in Congress. *Special guests include: Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and Caring Across Generations. @aijenpoo, @domesticworkers; Gloria Pan, MomsRising, @GloPan, @MomsRising; Sekeita Lewis, Harambee...

Duration:00:58:26

How To Hack Politics For The Good!

4/27/2018
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover the Farm Bill and SNAP; the Make the Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon at MIT: how to talk across political differences; and the best tips for organizing. *Special guests include: Ellen Vollinger, FRAC, @fractweets, @emv52; Catherine D' Ignazio and Jennifer Roberts, Make the Breast Pump Not Suck@EmersonCollege, @kanarinka, @versed_ed; Joan Blades, Living Room Conversations, @LivingRoomConvo, @JoanBlades; and Miram Yeung, author, professor, and...

Duration:00:58:41

#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, @Osunsweetnsour...

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