Tune in to Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Mondays at 5a and 6p.
On the #RADIO show this week we cover the fight for extended Unemployment Insurance (UI) and what you can do to help get the U.S. Senate moving on UI; the current childcare crisis, Head Start, and the incredible return on investments in childcare for our nation; unfair pay and the impact of COVID-19 on women’s wages, including how women of color are experiencing the most extreme wage discrimination due to structural racism, and what we each can do to help move toward fair pay; and also what you can do to help increase access to healthcare coverage. (Also don’t forget to text DoYourJob to 747464.)
*Special guests include: Elyssa Schmier, MomsRising,@MomsRising; Tommy Sheridan, National Head Start Association, @NatlHeadStart; Jen Klein, Time’s Up, @TIMESUPNOW; Jessica Schubel, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities @CenterOnBudget
Breaking Through covers the top topics facing our nation from a perspective that corporate media too often ignores: The perspective of real people and real experts. We take an in-depth look at how the issues that matter impact you, your neighborhood, and your community–along with what you can do to make a difference. Listen, learn, grow, change the world.
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner is the Executive Director/CEO and Co-Founder of MomsRising. Kristin is also a frequent public speaker, and an award-winning author of books, including The F-Word: Feminism in Jeopardy and The Motherhood Manifesto, which she co-authored with MomsRising co-founder and board President Joan Blades. Kristin has also written articles on a variety of topics, including women and families, public policy, motherhood, economic security, equality, health, civic engagement, and new feminism.
Kristin’s awards for writing include the Society of Professional Journalists’ Excellence in Journalism award for magazine writing, the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Award, as well as an award from the Independent Book Publishers Association. She’s also been deeply involved in grassroots engagement and policy analysis for more than two decades. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and has been interviewed about issues related to women and mothers, family economic security, and grassroots organizing by numerous international, national and local news outlets, including, CNN, New York Times, Washington Post, Today Show, MSNBC, Good Morning America, NOW with David Brancaccio, To the Contrary and BBC World Service, and more.
For more information about the show visit: https://www.momsrising.org/page/moms/radiopage