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.

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554 Pieces

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


Pieces

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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


  • 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


  • 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, 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...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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


  • 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 KVNF, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and WXDU


  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Gig Workers, driver's for app companies such as Lyft and Uber, are struggling during COVID-19. They're considered essential workers, so they can st...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and KDNK


  • Added: Sep 01, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Chicano Moratorium march, Aug. 29, 1970., Credit: Courtesy of Joe Razo and the publication La Raza.
Fifty years ago, 30,000 people peacefully protested the disproportionate number of Latinos dying on the frontlines in Vietnam. The August 29th Chic...

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


  • Added: Aug 26, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this episode of Making Contact, we will look at transgender activism and the call for inclusion and intersectionality in the movement for Black ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXDU, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and KDNK


  • Added: Aug 19, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Phal Sok - Youth Justice Coalition, Credit: Re:Work Radio
We often see children as innocents who need love, support, and stability. But not all young people are nurtured this way. Too often youth from marg...

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


  • Added: Aug 11, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3