Taking Action Radio Show

Empower DC hosts a one-hour radio show on WPFW 89.3, Taking Action, every Tuesday at 1:00 pm to talk about critical issues facing DC’s low-income communities of color.  We bring in DC residents — the real experts — to talk about the challenges our communities face and solutions designed to uplift our people. If you have a suggestion for a show, a question, or a comment, email takingactiondc@gmail.com. Check out our latest show below. 
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April 18, 2017: Can people organize their own networks to overcome mental health and employment crises?  My guests exemplify the spirit of self-help.  We’re learning about NAMI, the National Alliance for Mental Illness, and the TightShift Laboring Collective, a worker-owned cooperative organized by returning citizens. 
Guests:  David Thurston, NAMI; Allison Basile, Juan Reid,Tight Shift Laboring Cooperative