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About the host: Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner is the Executive Director/CEO and Co-Founder of MomsRising. Kristin’s a frequent public speaker, and an award-winning author of books, including The F-Word: Feminism in Jeopardy and The Motherhood Manifesto, which she co-authored with MomsRising co-founder and board President Joan Blades. She has also written articles on a variety of topics, including women and families, public policy, motherhood, economic security, equality, health, civic engagement, and new feminism. Her awards for writing include the Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism award for magazine writing, the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Award, as well as an award from the Independent Book Publishers Association. She’s also been deeply involved in grassroots engagement and policy analysis for more than two decades. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and has been interviewed about issues related to women and mothers, family economic security, and grassroots organizing by numerous international, national and local news outlets, including, CNN, MSNBC, New York Times, Washington Post, Today Show, Good Morning America, NOW with David Brancaccio, To the Contrary and BBC World Service.
About MomsRising: MomsRising is where moms, and people who love them, go to change our world. This is our story. First, a handful of women came together, and then that handful became hundreds, the hundreds became thousands, and through friends telling friends, MomsRising is now over a million members (and growing!) strong. Every single one of us can have an impact. And together we are a powerful force. Along with our more than a hundred aligned organizations, MomsRising takes on the most critical issues for women, mothers, and families and mobilizes a massive grassroots movement. MomsRising is a transformative online and on-the-ground multicultural organization working to increase family economic security, to end discrimination against women and mothers, and to build a nation where both businesses and families can thrive. MomsRising is also a new media outlet with over 700 bloggers and a combined estimated blogging and social media readership reach to over 3 million people. In both 2010 and 2011, Forbes.com named MomsRising’s website one of the “Top 100 Websites For Women.” www.momsrising.org
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Market Capitalization in the Nation’s Capital
By Rob Kleiman
The DC Community is still waiting for Wal-Mart to agree to provide a living wage for the workers they plan to hire in the district.
Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, intends to build four new stores in the District of Columbia.
The Proposed Locations:
Georgia and Missouri Avenue NW
801 New Jersey Avenue NW
New York and Bladensburg Road NE
East Capitol and 58th Streets SE
View Proposed D.C. Wal-Mart locations in a larger map