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Best Of Show Roundup on #RisersRadio!

March 19, 2018
Breaking Through is off this week, but we rounded up some of our favorite recent moments for this "Best Of" episode! This week we cover the intersection of art, culture, representation and politics with Jessica Byrd, a woman who was named the January Woman to Watch by Essence Magazine, “12 New...
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We're Continuing The Fight!

March 12, 2018
On the radio show this week we cover the how and why to end mass incarceration — and the increased impact on women and children of mass incarceration; we also cover what’s happening with media and reporting; how you can get involved to protect the DREAMers and to fight for fair treatment of all...
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Power To The Polls!

January 27, 2018
On the radio show this week we celebrate that millions of women again just took to the streets to march on the Women’s March anniversary with the co-President of the march; we celebrate that paid family/medial leave is gaining momentum across the nation including in Pennsylvania where a recent poll...
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It’s on! Momentum is growing at the city, county, state and federal levels

January 22, 2018
On the radio show this week we talk about how people powered positive change is happening right now across the nation—and hear examples of recent wins across the country. We also get the inside scoop on the State of America's Children from the Children’s Defense Fund. *Special guests include:...
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#Hope in the Holidays!

December 16, 2017
On the radio show this week we talk about hope in the holidays — and how to find more hope and joy in this often stressful season; we cover transformative justice and electronic language dissonance talk about pulling the fire alarm on the childcare crisis in America; and discuss how wins are...
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September 29, 2017
What’s going on with the NFL, #TakeAKnee, and protecting the health of althletes; we hear the latest on health care fight and what you can do to hold the line; find out about lead in our water and what you can do; and get the lowdown on the Arc's recent Paid Family and Medical Leave report ! *...
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September 15, 2017
During the #RADIO show this week, we cover organizing in the time of Trump and the importance of protecting immigrant children and families; how to fight ageism head on and the benefits of older workers in the workforce; the gender wage gap and how to get equal pay for equal work; and disaster...
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Wonder Women To The Rescue!

August 28, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover hope and organizing in the time of Trump and the importance of access to birth control and reproductive health services; Black Breastfeeding Week #BBW17; Maternal mortality and the alarmingly higher rate of deaths due to pregnancy related causes amongst Black...
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Your Voice Is POWERFUL!

August 14, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover the latest in immigration policy and the Trump Administration; the urgent need for criminal justice reform in the USA; America’s Healthiest School Campaigns and what you can do to help; and the #IPumpedHere Campaign. *Special guests include: Wendy Cervantes,...
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Protect Our Care!

June 26, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover the GOP effort to gut healthcare and what you can do about it; who voted what way and why in the election; how our policies need to change to mirror our population; and breastfeeding controversies. Along the way we cover tips and tactics for building a better...
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