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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 – http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537 : 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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#VoteAlready! Government Shutdown & its impact on real people and healthcare coverage.

October 14, 2013
On this show we cover the government shutdown and it's impact on real people. We also cover how you can get access to affordable healthcare coverage through the new insurance exchanges courtesy of the Affordable Care Act. Special guests include: Anne Philipic, President of Enroll America; Amanda Barrett, MomsRising member; Lisa Pino, President & CEO of the United Food Bank of Arizona; Kim Gandy, President and CEO, National Network to End Domestic Violence. *The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM WeAct Radio, which also can be heard via additional broadcast stations, as...
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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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