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#Radio This Week: Your Voice, Your Vote

June 25, 2016
On this radio show we cover Trump, the RNC, and how your voice is needed; then we move on to discuss rape culture and the Stanford case; the next segment covers immigration policy and how immigrants contribute to our economy; and then we close the show talking about happiness in public policy. *...
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10 Things About Me That Might Shock You

June 24, 2016
Okay, I really, really didn’t want to have to do this. Don’t get me wrong– I think some people’s naiveté is so gosh darn cute! But lately, I’ve seen an onslaught of “disability is so-frickin’-inspiring” stories that have made me roll my eyes and, sometimes, want to log out of my computer for a...
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MomsRising Expresses Deep Disappointment in Supreme Court Deadlock on Immigration

June 23, 2016
Moms and their families across the country are deeply disappointed at the Supreme Court’s decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, which aimed to keep immigrant families together and strengthen our nation’s economy with their contributions. The Court’s decision to let stand...
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LaJuana Clark's Story: 'It's Not How I Start. It's How I Finish.'

June 21, 2016
Author’s note: Last week, we discussed the Coalition on Human Needs' June 16 event, What Works – And What Doesn’t – To Reduce Poverty and Expand Opportunity . As part of that event, we heard the story of LaJuana Clark, who has struggled with homelessness and under-employment. This is LaJuana’s...
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#Radio This Week: "The Arc Of The Moral Universe Is Long But It Bends Toward Justice"

June 20, 2016
On this radio show we discuss the tragedy in Orlando, Trump’s candidacy, democracy, and how you can make change. We also cover what happened at the first ever United State of Women Summit that was put on by the White House. Throughout the entire show we cover the many ways in which, as Dr. Martin...
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#MilitaryMonday: A Mom’s Reflection After Orlando

June 20, 2016
In the aftermath of Orlando, I share my thoughts, concerns, and questions with you about gun violence in America.
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Congress votes on gun violence Monday: Take action NOW!

June 17, 2016
After 15 hours of filibustering in the Senate, they are finally going to take a vote on gun violence prevention legislation. But we still need YOU to make sure your members of Congress vote the right way!
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Paul Ryan’s Recycled, Pro-Poverty Plan

June 16, 2016
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) recently unveiled what he refers to as “ a #BetterWay to fight poverty in America .” With all due respect, sir… First, although “unveiling” generally means to “ show or reveal to others for the first time ,” the agenda released this month presents few new ideas...
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