Making Contact

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Making Contact, is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. See years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

Series

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518 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

Caption: #SayHerName, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
2020 will marked six years since the #SayHerName movement was created. Today, the deaths of Black women and girls at the hands of law enforcement s...

Bought by WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State


  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Given the election, and the difference between popular votes and electoral votes, we revisit our show on the Electoral College. It’s history in the...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 06, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Voting in one of the most momentous presidential elections in the nation’s history is over. The morning after polls closed nearly 136 million ballo...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State, and KWMR


  • Added: Nov 04, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Voter suppression and its target’s aren’t new phenomena. People of color and the poor have always been dissuaded from voting. We take a look at how...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Activists in the Latinx immigrant community of Los Angeles share what they do to take care of their mental health. Self-care becomes a “selfless ac...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State


  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode, we'll explore felon disenfranchisement and the battle to restore the voting rights of people on parole. We will also turn our atte...

Bought by WXDU and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State


  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Talman Anderson votes in the Illinois presidential preference primary from the Cook County Jail, Credit: Photo by Pamela Kirkland
A year ago, Illinois passed a law requiring all jails to ensure that pre-trial detainees have an opportunity to vote. Chicago’s Cook County Jail wa...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State, WXDU, and KMUN


  • Added: Oct 03, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Women Rising Radio #40 explores the global women's movement to resist the violence and greed of capitalism. A women-led village in Kurdish Syria e...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Domestic abuse affects everyone it touches—intimate partners, children, and elders. COVID-19 created new problems for victims of domestic violence ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State


  • Added: Sep 23, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption:  Columbia River Valley from the Oregon Shore towards Washington, Credit: Chris Light, Wikimedia Commons
Water is critical to maintaining the balance of life. Some corporations claim ownership of fresh water sources to bottle and sell for profit. Other...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WXDU


  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2