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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673 Pieces

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


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In this special year-end episode, Making Contact producers and staff turn the spotlight on some the best shows they aired in 2021.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Dec 20, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The world is struggling to contain COVID-19, as variants continue to emerge in countries where the virus is spreading unchecked, killing thousands....

Bought by WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Dec 10, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: BNT in Houston Tour Interview Ericka Bowman, Credit: Leah Mahan
When communities face the aftermath of catastrophes, what does it take to ensure that the next time will be different? In Houston, it takes a city ...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 06, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jaime is speaking to members of the National Low Income Housing Coalition about the 12 Moms initiative., Credit: But Next Time
In cities around the globe community organizers and direct service agencies are often the first line of response when a climate fueled natural disa...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 01, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Hancock, Hannah Wilkinson and Victor Chavez stand in front of basketball hoops outside of The Loft, St. Johns, Ariz., Credit:  Photo Credit_ Amy Martin
There’s a place in rural St. Johns, Arizona, where teens who have encounters with officers of the law can play pool, make music, and get mentored i...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Nov 17, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Left is a Mullein Plant and the author Michele Elizabeth Lee , Credit: Photo by Anita Johnson
In some parts of the world, traditional herbal remedies are the norm. When we think of natural remedies we tend to think of older generations liv...

Bought by KVNF, WXDU, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Nov 10, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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One of the most common forms of trafficking is labor trafficking. In this episode, Re:Work Radio brings you the story of Lester Ramos and his journ...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Equal Justice Under Law" & Black Hood & Orange Jumpsuit, Outside The Third Guantanamo Hearing At the Supreme Court (Washington, DC), Credit: Photo by “tacomabibelot”
In today’s program, sociology professor Lisa Hajjar traces the rise and fall of torture after 9/11. She examines the ways in which torture and the ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], RadioFreePalmer, and KMUN


  • Added: Oct 27, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Alesha Monteiro, an advocate to those incarcerated, poses for a photo at the state Capitol in Sacramento, California, Credit: Sara Nevis
Nearly one in two Black women in the US have a loved one who has been impacted by our prison system. On today's episode we look at the many ways B...

Bought by High Plains Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 19, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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As fires ravaged California's world-famous wine country in 2017,a community radio station, emergency dispatcher, and tenant organizers helped the m...

Bought by WXDU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Oct 08, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3