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.

 

 

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677 Pieces

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

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2 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption: Red, Bike & Green's inaugural ride in April 2010, Credit: Red, Bike & Green
African-Americans are helping to lead the environmental movement. We take you to a resettlement community in North Carolina, sustainable farms in W...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Artists Rich Medina and Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Credit: Flickr user: kuishimbo
Art and music have long contributed to society and our way of life. But in these dire financial times, it’s not always a priority in our schools. O...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Was the occupation of the state capital in Madison, Wisconsin a resurgence of organized labor in the United States, or the last gasp for unionized ...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Was the occupation of the state capital in Madison, Wisconsin a resurgence of organized labor in the United States? Or the last gasp for unionized...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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As part of our “Women Rising” series, we profile a dynamic partnership between the Women’s Earth Alliance and the Global Women’s Water Initiative: ...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Global warming is no longer a fear for the future. It’s threatening human civilization, now. Part 2 of a special 2 part series produced by Brian E...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Global warming is no longer a fear for the future. It’s threatening human civilization, now. Part 1 of a special 2 part series produced by Brian Ed...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Maria Hinojosa, Credit: Michael Paras
Despite President Obama’s promise to change America’s broken immigration system, the dehumanization and detention of immigrants continues to rise. ...

Bought by KDNA Radio and KUNM


  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Renowned author Chris Hedges paints a bleak picture of our world today, in rapid economic, environmental, and religious decline-but we still have a...

  • Added: May 31, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jason Smith's Candlelight Vigil , Credit: Madeline Bair
Jamaica has a long history of police violence and corruption. In May 2010 a government crackdown left 73 people dead and a city in chaos. The major...

Bought by KRUA


  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1