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#RADIO this week! – Government shutdown. DC shenanigans. Time to stand up and make our voices heard.

October 7, 2013
This show covers the government shutdown and the rippling repercussions on real people across the nation, featuring special guests including: Jennifer Ngandu, National Council of La Raza (NCLR); Lisa Maatz, American Association of University Women (AAUW); Ashley Boyd, MomsRising; Rev. Douglas Greenaway, President & CEO of the National WIC Association. *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 – http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537 : Jennifer Ngandu, Deputy...
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#RADIO this week! – Gun Safety, Healthcare, and Food Stamps - How Congress Impacts You

September 24, 2013
From gun safety legislation to food stamps, from the Affordable Care Act to earned sick days, on this show we talk about the latest in Congress and how it impacts you. Special guests include: Shannon Watts, Mothers Demand Action for Gun Sense in America; Kathleen King, Children’s Defense Fund; Donna Dolan, chair of the New York State Paid Leave Coalition; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising Healthcare Team Director. *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 – http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-...
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#RADIO this week! – Oh SNAP! Climate change, juvenile justice, and MOMentum rising!

September 10, 2013
On this show we explore the potential impact of the proposed SNAP/food stamp cuts, the current state of climate change and juvenile justice in America, and the growing momentum around family leave. Guests include Jim Weill, President of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC); Alisha Johnson, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Sarah Bryer, National Juvenile Justice Network; Ruth Martin, 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 iTunes – http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms...
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#RADIO this week! – Breaking Through and Changing The World For the Better

August 30, 2013
The superstar line up for this show includes: Kimberly Seals Allers, award-winning journalist, author of The Mocha Manual™ series of books and founder of www.MochaManual.com , a pregnancy and parenting lifestyle destination and blog for African Americans. Molly Wingate, author of Slow Parenting Teens , small business owner, healthcare advocate, and author of: Tough Choices for Momepreneurs: Combating the Health Insurance Barrier . Barbara Arnwine, national leader and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Katrina Alcorn, author of "Maxed Out: American Moms on...
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Democracy is more than a spectator sport!

July 9, 2013
From victories to current battles, on this show we talk about the power of people to make our democracy work for all. *GUEST LIST – The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480AM WeActRadio, which also can be heard via additional broadcast stations, as well as on iTunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537 : · Michael Petit, President, Every Child Matters Education Fund (@VotingForKids) · Ilyse Hogue, President, NARAL (@ilyseh) · dream Hampton, author, filmmaker and MomsRising Fellow (@dreamhampton) · Monifa Bandele, Senior Campaign Director at...
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MomsRising.org at Netroots Nation -- Pics and Audio Included! #nn13

June 28, 2013
The MomsRising.org staff members who attended Netroots Nation from left to right: Angélique Roché, dream hampton, Elisa Batista, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Karen Showalter, and Anita Sarah Jackson SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Six MomsRising.org staff members were in San Jose, California last week to partake in a series of activities at the Netroots Nation activism conference. It's a place where grassroots and Internet activists can swap ideas on issues and best practices. What was especially exciting for us is that our issues -- namely, family economic security -- were front and center at the conference...
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LIVE from Netroots Nation with national opinion leaders & pundits

June 24, 2013
Listen in to us LIVE from Netroots Nation in San Jose, CA as we hear from national opinion leaders and pundits about the top topics impacting our nation. *GUEST LIST – The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM WeActRadio, which also can be heard via additional broadcast stations, as well as on iTunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537 : · Mark Glaze, Director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns (@markcglaze) · Joel Silberman, Founder and President, Media Talent 2.0 Inc. (@joelsilberman) · Sally Kohn, Writer, activist and television commentator (@...
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Father's Day - What Dads Need To Know Too

June 16, 2013
#RADIO - Addressing rape culture. Moving forward gun policy reform. Exploring the fact that motherhood is now a bigger predictor of wage discrimination than gender. Talking with a new dad about paternity leave. And a DIY moment: How to make the dads in your life a boo-boo kit for Father's Day to help nurture their nurturing. *GUEST LIST – The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM WeActRadio, which also can be heard via additional broadcast stations, as well as on iTunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537 : · Shauna Thomas, Co-Founder and Co-...
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#RADIO this week! – #ManPanic

June 9, 2013
A Pew study came out showing that moms are now 40% of breadwinners, and conservative "pundits" and politicians starting a #ManPanic, saying working moms are a "catastrophe" making America "mediocre," and more. Ridiculous! On this show experts and moms tell the real story about how having moms in the labor force is both a necessity for many families and is also helping our overall economy. We discuss the irony of leaders saying that moms shouldn't work as they also cut programs for hungry kids like SNAP (food stamps), we learn about ways to get access to healthy food, including how to build...
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#RADIO this week! "It is so much better to do something than to do nothing!"

June 1, 2013
"It is so much better to do something than to do nothing!" On this show we uncover what's going on with kids and access to food; hear the latest about the 49 public school closures in Chicago; learn about what started a key leader on the path to leadership when she was five years old; and find out how a small group of women took on Facebook's policies about sexist imagery and won. And throughout the show we cover how all the little "somethings" that people do engaging in our democracy, add up into a big something, something! *GUEST LIST – The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM...
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