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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673 Pieces

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


Pieces

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A look at a project bringing healthy food to low income neighborhoods in Oakland, California.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2009
  • Length: 04:45
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The irony of food poverty in California’s agriculturally rich Central Valley and a look at community gardens popping up in food deserts. We also ex...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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A business model that creates worker-owned green businesses and healthy jobs for low-income women.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 07:32
  • Purchases: 1
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A former undercover narcotics officer, and a leading drug reform activist, examine the roots of America’s current drug policy, and suggest how we m...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
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From a grassroots toxic canal clean up to a long-standing watershed war, we’ll hear from U.S. water stewards across the country. They’re people wor...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 16, 2009
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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During the great depression, the federal government established a safety net of poverty programs. But some say, the government’s way of determining...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2009
  • Length: 05:34
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A newshole ready first-person piece about "La Tanda", a tradition of many immigrant communities of pooling their money, and sharing the benefits.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 15, 2009
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 2
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We take a look at MEDA, a program providing support and financial literacy so borrowers don’t fall into lending traps.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 15, 2009
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 2
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A new business is trying to clean up the image of check cashers, one customer at a time.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 15, 2009
  • Length: 07:41
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of “Kathy”… a 9-year-old whose life was turned upside down after her parents were arrested during a workplace raid.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 15, 2009
  • Length: 12:43
  • Purchases: 1