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#RADIO this week! — Sexism, Brain Development, the Grammys, and Effective Volunteering!

February 2, 2014
This show starts with uncovering the impact of sexism in the media. Next up we hear about brain development and what you can do to help the little ones in your life thrive. Then we get the inside scoop on the controversies and highlights from Grammy awards. Then we close the show hearing how you (YES YOU!) can make a difference with your volunteer time. *Special guests include: Imran Siddiquee, The Representation Project; Dr. Sarah Roseberry Lytle; dream hampton, award-winning author, documentary film maker, and MomsRising team member; Gloria Pan, a Senior MomsRising Campaign Director. *The...
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#RADIO this week! -- War on Toxics & Poverty - What you can do about it!

January 13, 2014
This show starts out hearing about flame retardants in your furniture and why you should be paying attention to this; then we jump into hearing about Representative Donna Edwards New Year's resolutions for action in the coming year in Congress. We follow her interview with an in depth look at the "War on Poverty." It's been 50 years since President Johnson unequivocally declared a "War on Poverty," and we're going to find out what's happened -- and what still needs to happen now since nearly a quarter of young families today are living in poverty. *Special guests include: Dr. Arlene Blum,...
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#RADIO - This Week! New Year's Resolutions - Celebrating 2013 Victories & Looking Toward 2014

January 6, 2014
This show is all about the new year and new year's resolutions. We cover what we're resolving to do in the new year, both personally and politically; as well as the victories we're celebrating from 2013. *Special guests include: Lisa Maatz, American Association of University Women (AAUW); Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and Caring Across Generations campaign; Jo Comerford, National Priorities Project; Monifa Bandele, MomsRising. *The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM WeAct Radio, which also can be heard via additional broadcast stations, as well as on...
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#Radio This Week! -- Our Economy, Our Families, Our Congress, And Our Nation

December 23, 2013
This show starts out getting the inside scoop on the labor movement America, then we jump to hearing about the big conflict in Congress over unemployment insurance. Will 1.3 million people get left out in the cold? From there we move to explore the growing inequality in our nation and what you can do about it. And in closing we have an in-depth interview with a leading immigration policy expert. Will there ever be a legal path to citizenship? Tune in to find out. *Special guests include: Carol Joyner, Director of the Labor Project for Working Families (LPWF); Christine Owens, Executive...
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#RADIO this week! - Creating Change! From music to legislation to social media and more.

December 10, 2013
Hear the inside scoop on gun violence in America, listen to as U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi shares what’s really happening in Congress, explore the brilliant campaign that led to Marissa Alexander being released from prison, and catch up with Krist Novoselic, bassist and co-founder of the band Nirvana and chair of FairVote. *Special guests include Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety in America; Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi; Esther Armah, political commentator for MSNBC, international journalist, playwright, creator of...
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#RADIO this week! – The Real Feminist Nightmare - #FeminismIsForMothersToo

December 2, 2013
When the first lady is attacked and called a feminist nightmare for embracing her role as "mom-in-chief" -- despite her leadership in key policy areas like stemming the childhood obesity epidemic, increasing access to healthy food and aiding military families and veterans -- it's time to call foul. The real feminist nightmare is when women are undermined because they are mothers -- particularly because more than 80 percent of women in our nation have children by the time they're 44 years old. *Special guests include: Tamara Winfrey Harris, author specializing in race and gender and their...
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#RADIO this week! - The Battles Ahead

November 18, 2013
We start out with Congressman Jim McGovern on SNAP, foodstamps, why they're in jeopardy and what you can do about it. Then we move to Congresswoman Barbara Lee who shares the very latest on the current budget negotiations. Next up, dream hampton shares the tragic story of 19-year old Renisha McBride, who was shot in the face while seeking help recently. We close the show talking about the hope that people are feeling with the introduction of the FAMILY Act in Congress. Are we really, truly finally going to catch our public policies up with modern labor force realities? Listen and find out. *...
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#RADIO this week! – Advertising. Politics. Childcare. Junk Food Marketing

November 11, 2013
On this show we talk about advertising directed at women and how it impacts our body images; hear the latest about women in politics; uncover how to fix the fact that childcare now costs more than college; and explore food marketing, how it impacts kids, and what you can do about it. *The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM WeAct Radio, which also can be heard via additional broadcast stations, as well as on iTunes – : Karla Ballard, Senior Vice President, Ogilvy and Mather (@Ogilvy) Debbie Walsh, Director of the...
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#RADIO this week! – Flaming Sword of Change

October 28, 2013
On this show start with an analysis of what's going wrong in DC and how we can help turn our nation around, then hear from a journalist about why your story matters, get the details on the budget shenanigans in Congress and what specifics you should be paying attention to, and find out about how to get access to affordable healthcare coverage. Special guests include: Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, Director of Global Policy Solutions; Ben Wikler, host of Flaming Sword of Justice; Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, author, radio host, advocate, and leader; Ashley Boyd, Director of Member Engagement and Senior...
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#Radio! Gun safety. Affordable healthcare. Social security. Parent organizing victories.

October 22, 2013
Gun safety. Affordable healthcare. Social security. Parent organizing victories. This show covers it all thanks to special guests, including: Thomas McInerny, MD, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); Ashley Boyd, Director of Member Engagement and Senior Campaign Director for MomsRising’s Breastfeeding and Health Care campaigns; Ben Veghte, Research Director at Social Security Works; Kia Hinton, mother of three children in the Philadelphia public schools who is fighting to keep the schools open. *The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM WeAct Radio, which also...
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