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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537 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Domestic abuse affects everyone it touches—intimate partners, children, and elders. COVID-19 created new problems for victims of domestic violence ...

  • Added: May 03, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on Making Contact, we look at so-called quality of life laws that criminalize unhoused individuals and entangles them in a cycle of pover...

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Apr 28, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Amid national outrage over the police killing of George Floyd in May of 2020, and other police-shootings of Black people, the movement to "defund t...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Sojung Yi, Charlie Wang and Melissa Borja, Credit: Self Evident
Two incidents of anti-Asian hate — the beating of an elderly grandfather in a San Francisco park and the harassment of a mourning son in a New York...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and WMPG


  • Added: Apr 03, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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As reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act awaits a vote in the U.S. Senate, missing and murdered indigenous women and girls continue to ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Voting Rights Advocates Carolina Miranda, Andrea Miller and Pam Wilmot, Credit: Carolina Miranda photo  -  Carolina Miranda  Andrea Miller photo  -  The Tennessee Tribune  Pam Wilmot photo  -  The Boston Globe
Women Rising Radio re-visits the 2020 election year, to assess the outcomes and talk with those who made those outcomes happen, the grassroots elec...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Joseph V. Conte Facility., Credit: Broward County Sheriff’s Office
In a two-part series, we look at how COVID-19 has torn through prisons and how organizers are trying to push state and local governments to release...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Mar 16, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In a two-part series, we look at how COVID-19 has torn through prisons and how organizers are trying to push state and local governments to release...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Mar 06, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, filmmaker Stephanie Welch explores the role that racist, unscientific propaganda has played in promoting white supremacy in the U.S. She...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Geraldine Robinson, center, and one of her sons, right, wait for her to be honored for her advocacy by the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund in September 2019
Black students with dyslexia carry a heavy burden in public schools. This program centers around a grandmother who fought for years to get her gran...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2021
  • Length: 29:00