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. Making Contact digs into the story beneath the story—contextualizing the narratives that shape our culture. Our team produces stories on critical issues, including the environment, racial and political justice, LGBTQI+ rights, and reproductive justice. Our mission is to use audio storytelling to inspire a more just world. As a journalism organization committed to truth, we honor the rich wisdom and lived experience of historically oppressed and marginalized communities. Through our radio show and podcast, Making Contact, we challenge harmful power structures and move toward the future we envision.

 

 

Series

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678 Pieces

A radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information

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3 Pieces

A radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information. This is the automated delivery version.


Pieces

Caption: A person holding a "Justicia para East Orosi" sign
We visit the town of East Orosi and experience life without safe drinking water. We also take a look at California State Laws that could help commu...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A person holding a "Justicia para East Orosi" sign
We visit the town of East Orosi and experience life without safe drinking water. We also take a look at California State Laws that could help commu...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: Jul 23, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Healing Project, Installation View, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2022. , Credit: Photo by Anita Johnson of work by Samora Pinderhughes
Composer, pianist, and vocalist Samora Pinderhughes tells us about The Healing Project. The Healing Project, a fundamentally abolitionist project, ...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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July is Disability Pride Month, which commemorates the July 26, 1990 anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In honor of the anniversar...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Healing Project, Installation View, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2022., Credit: Photograph by Anita Johnson
Composer, pianist, and vocalist Samora Pinderhughes tells us about The Healing Project. The Healing Project, a fundamentally abolitionist project, ...

Bought by KKGX Palm Springs Community Broadcasting, RadioFreePalmer, and KGLP


  • Added: Jul 16, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Photo of Alice Wong, Stephanie Guyer-Stevens, Credit: Alice Wong, Stephanie Guyer-Stevens
July is Disability Pride Month, which commemorates the July 26, 1990 anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In honor of the anniversar...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KGLP, RadioFreePalmer, and KMUN


  • Added: Jul 08, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Book cover of “Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice.”, Credit: Macmillan Publishers
Raj Patel & Rupa Marya tell us about their book "Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice," an investigation into how our deeply unjust...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and WFHB


  • Added: Jul 01, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Original Art featuring an illustration of two people of color, an adult comforting/embracing a child/young adult. , Credit: Courn Ahn
As political rhetoric & discriminatory laws contribute to poor mental health among LGBTQ+ kids, researchers study what keeps kids healthy, happy, &...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, RadioFreePalmer, KMUN, and WFHB


  • Added: Jun 25, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Original Art featuring an illustration of two people of color, an adult comforting/embracing a child/young adult. , Credit: Courn Ahn
In the first of this 2-part series on supporting trans kids and their health, the Clawson family tells us how Indiana's new ban on gender affirmat...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 18, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Book cover for "The Trauma of Caste.", Credit: Penguin Random House
What is caste? According to author Thenmozhi Soundararajan, “caste is suffering. That one’s worth and fate are determined at the moment of birth." ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, RadioFreePalmer, and KMUN


  • Added: Jun 11, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3