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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.

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

    • Politics
    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

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.

    Democracy Rising!

    Democracy Rising!

    On the #RADIO show this week we cover what’s happening with vote counts in battleground states including Pennsylvania; the powerful organizing by Black Voters Matter to get out the vote and move policy forward; the incredible impact of LatinxVotan; and the latest with jobs and unemployment insurance in America. 
     
    *Special guests include: Dr. Lara Putnam, professor at the University of Pittsburgh,  @PittTweet; 
    Brittany Smalls, Black Voters Matter, @BlackVotersMtr; Xochitl Oseguera, MomsRising/MamásConPoder, @MomsRising; and Elizabeth Pancotti, Employ America, @employamerica

    • 57 min
    Winning, Work, Gratitude & the Road Ahead!

    Winning, Work, Gratitude & the Road Ahead!

    On the radio show this week we cover: The exit polls showing white women have much more work to do dismantling systemic racism within white communities; The ways in which the votes, organizing, and leadership of Black women and women of color protected our democracy; Hear how we each can combat the massive disinformation that the Trump campaign is still spreading; and find out what’s up next to turn our voting power into policy powering in order to advance legislation that opens the doors for everyone to thrive. 









     









    *Special guests include:  Laura Flanders, The Laura Flanders Show, @theLFshow; Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights, visiting practitioner at the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, @HigherHeights4; Bridget Todd, Ultraviolet,  









    @UltraViolet and host of iHeartRadio’s critically acclaimed podcast There Are No Girls on the Internet, @UltraViolet: Jess Morales Rocketto, Civic Engagement Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Executive Director of Care in Action,








    @domesticworkers

    • 57 min
    Elections! Voting is a Super Power!

    Elections! Voting is a Super Power!

    On the #RADIO show this week we cover the power of the #MomVote; whats happening in the U.S. Supreme Court; how your vote kicks open doors that we can (and must!) walk through for real change: and how healthcare is on the line and what you can do to help.

    *Special guests include: Donna Norton, MomsRising, @MomsRising; Lena Zwarensteyn, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, @civilrightsorg, Reggie Hubbard, MoveOn, @MoveOn; and Joan Alker, Center for Children and Families, Georgetown University, @GeorgetownCCF.  

    • 57 min
    #VoteEarly #EqualPay #BlackLivesMatter #MakeAPlanToVote

    #VoteEarly #EqualPay #BlackLivesMatter #MakeAPlanToVote

    On the #RADIO show this week we cover Latina Equal Pay Day on October 29th and the power of the Latina Vote; Alicia Garza’s new book The Purpose of Power-How We Come Together When We Fall Apart; the latest with access to healthcare and how you can help make sure everyone who needs healthcare, gets healthcare; and we talk about the power of YOUR vote! 
     
    *Special guests include: Monica Ramirez, Justice For Migrant Women, Latinx House, She Se Puede, @mujerxsrising, @monicaramirezOH; Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab, Black to the Future Action Fund, co-creator #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, National Domestic Workers Alliance, @ChasingGarza; Maura Caslyn, Center for America Progress, @amprog; and Anita Jackson, MomsRising, @MomsRising

    • 57 min
    The Great Power & Responsibility of Voting!

    The Great Power & Responsibility of Voting!

    On the #radio show this week we cover the latest with the extremist U.S. Supreme Court nominee and what you can do; where we are with the COVID-19 relief negotiations and the on-going impact of the U.S. Senate Republican leaderships delay on our economy; the power and momentum thats growing with #MomsVote and how YOU can help get out the vote; and we discuss the power of each of our votes, the process of voting after becoming naturalized, and how with the great power of voting comes the great responsibility of making sure you be a voter and raise a voter!

    *Special guests include: Marge Baker, People for the America Way, @peoplefor; Michael Linden, Groundwork Collaborative, @Groundwork; Gloria Pan, MomsRising, @MomsRising; and Lina Acosta Sandaal, author and founder of Stop Parenting Alone, @parentingrelief. 

    • 57 min
    Stopping Voter Suppression

    Stopping Voter Suppression

    On the #RADIO show this week we cover the New York Times bombshell around Trump's taxes and break down what it really means; get details on how to help stop online voter suppression and stop online violence against women; hear what’s really going on in Congress and how true champion leaders are rising for families; and find out how your voice has an impact, including to help advance a childcare infrastructure in our nation.
     
    *Special guests include: Maura Quint, Tax March, @taxmarch; Shireen Mitchell, Digital Sisters/as & Stop Online Violence Against Women, @digitalsista, @stopovaw; U.S. Representative Suzan Delbene, @RepDelBene; Nina Perez, MomsRising, @MomsRising 

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

SilverSpring Mama ,

Fun! Appointment podcast listening!

This podcast is "appointment listening" for me during weekend nap times. I listen and cook or do the dishes and learn a LOT. I really love the personal approach - it feels like a lot of these conversations are happening at my kitchen table. I loved hearing the relationship advice and about paid sick days. I didn't realize so few people had access to paid sick days! I aso really enjoy the music! Keep it coming, MomsRising!

YiPan2012 ,

For engaged, thinking moms, daughters, grandmas… all smart women

This new series is absolutely fantastic. Each segment is like an in-depth tutorial on issues that directly shape the lives of women, which I can listen to on my mobile as I go about my day. And the speakers are like the circle of friends I always wanted - warm, smart women who get me and my life, and are passionate about the same things I am.

Nanette4moms ,

@NanetteFondas

For all you moms and dads wondering how to "have it all," this series delivers! The MomsRising "go out and change the world" energy combined with experts of the type usually heard only on NPR are at their best here. These moms and friends of moms are changing more than diapers!

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