Making Change That Changes America
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Both Congresswoman Barbara Lee and human rights attorney Jessica Jackson went through college as single mothers, relying on some form of public assistance. They've since gone on to make big changes in our country, from both inside and outside of government. Kelly talks to each of them to get a big old reminder about the power of our democracy and the promise of liberty and justice for all. Follow the conversation on Instagram @kellycorrigan.

Parenting Forward
Parenting Forward
Cindy Wang Brandt
115: To Raise a Conscious Citizen w/ Lauren Duca
Children in America have been largely boxed out from politics. They have missed out on that sense of political agency that our culture affords to adults. It’s not that they don’t care; they aren’t in a state of apathy but are experiencing disconnect. How can we empower our kids to shift from a passive acceptance of politics to active navigation of it? Lauren Duca is an award-winning journalist who speaks out on this very topic. She used to work at Teen Vogue and is the author of the book How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of American Politics. Lauren has become a voice for young people--young women in particular. She spoke at my conference last year on the political awakening she had when Trump was elected in 2016. She also taught how we can raise conscious citizens who have political agency. It was an amazing talk that everyone at the conference loved, so I am sharing it with all of you today. Show Highlights: * What a political awakening is. * The research Lauren did to uncover the political convictions of American youth. * Why a sense of agency is more important than knowledge. * How to create a sense of agency for our kids. * How to go on a media diet. * Becoming an expert on one topic that interests you. * The foundation of forming a political opinion. * Different ways to raise your voice. * How to navigate conversations with those who disagree with you. * How to make democracy a daily habit in your life. Links (affiliates included): Parenting Forward Conference Sessions - How to Start a Revolution, by Lauren Duca - Join us at the Parenting Forward Patreon Team - Parenting Forward, the Book - *** EPISODE CREDITS: If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Danny Ozment. He helps thought leaders, influencers, executives, HR professionals, recruiters, lawyers, realtors, bloggers, coaches, and authors create, launch, and produce podcasts that grow their business and impact the world. Find out more at
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection
The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection
George G. Morgan & Drew Smith
The Genealogy Guys Podcast #388
The Genealogy Guys Learn subscription education site is on sale through December 31, 2020 for $69 for your first year's subscription (new subscribers only). Regularly $99, this is our lowest price of the year! Visit for full details of obtaining the discount and our current course catalog. (Listen to the podcast to get the discount code.) The winner of the Genealogy Publishing Company’s At a Glance sheet on “Polish Genealogy Research” is John from North Tonawanda, New York. The call deadline for submitting applications for the Unsung Heroes Awards and the Unsung Heroes Awards Society Grant is January 1, 2021, at midnight EST. Don’t miss it! Details can be found on our blog at News You Can Use and Share! * MyHeritage announced the release of a new colorization model for MyHeritage iIn ColorTM. * RootsMagic 8 is making progress with thousands of testers. Listen for a new announcement soon, and listen to their ad for a great holiday sale price. * The Germans from Lithuania Name Index is now online at * The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) presented its 2020 awards. Included are Loretto Dennis “Lou” Szucs as recipient of the Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Genealogy and Amy E. K. Arner, who received the Honorary Life Membership. * Michael J. Leclerc has been selected as the new managing editor of the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly. * Findmypast has added new collections or new records to: Scotland Monumental Inscriptions; US World War II Casualty Lists; Essex Baptisms; Devon Baptisms; Berkshire Probate Index; Yorkshire Monumental Inscriptions; U.S. Obituary Notices; and Ireland Billion Graves Cemetery Index. * has built a robust, open-source online facility to discover and explore nearly a half million people and 5 million data points for enslaved Africans. From archival entries to spreadsheet entries, the lives of the enslaved can be seen in richer detail. Visit * FamilySearch has announced that it is has added 20 languages – up now to 30 languages – for researching in its website. * Drew recaps three weeks of huge new and expanded collections at FamilySearch. DNA Segment with Diahan Southard Drew and Diahan discuss CODIS, the DNA database used by U.S. law enforcement, and how the major DNA testing companies interact (or not) with U.S. law enforcement. Cyndi Says Cyndi Ingle tells us that it is time to review. We Hear from Our Listeners! * Tom wrote to thank The Guys for leads to books and other materials about life in Scotland and its history between 1900 and 1930. He also describes some ironies he has discovered in WWI and WWII in his wife’s family. * Mark shared his brick wall happy dance that resulted from locating a social item in a 1902 newspaper gossip column. * William is trying to locate a birth certificate in Texas for his grandfather. He has located one for his grandfather’s brother but not for his grandfather. Suggestions are welcome from our listeners. * Lisa wrote to discuss her genealogical numbering using the Ahnentafel method and how she files her evidence. We’d like to thank all our supporting Patreon members for their support. Your Patreon support helps us improve our technology and provide even more podcast content to you! You can join us for as little as $1 a month or as much as you’d like to contribute. Visit to get started. You should also tell your friends or your society about our free podcasts, our free blog, and our Genealogy Guys Learn subscription education website and the current sale through December 31, 2020. Visit our Genealogy Guys Blog at for even more news between podcasts. Let us hear from you at George and Drew are available for virtual presentations for your local society. Contact us at
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Life Handmade by
Life Handmade by
Your Top Die Cutting Questions Answered
On this episode of Life Handmade, we are chatting about all things die-cutting! We share the difference in machines, what products are needed, and how you can get started die-cutting! Join Stephanie and Melissa as they respond to some of our most frequently asked questions about die cutting. * More Info on the Life Handmade Podcast  * Subscribe * Store and Community for Crafters * Article: The Ultimate Guide to Die Cutting * Article: Top Die Cutting Questions & Answers * Article: Don't Buy a Die Cutting Machine Until You've Read This * FREE Class: The Best Beginner Die Cutting Class Ever with Carissa Wiley * FREE Class: Master Your Die Cutting Machine with Debbie Farinella * FREE Class: Die Cutting Artistry with Jane Davenport * Shop all Die Cutting Machines * Steel-Ruled Dies * Shop Small Die Cutting Machines: * We R Memory Keepers - Mini Evolution * Crafter's Companion - Gemini Mini * Sizzix - Tim Holtz Sidekick * Shop all Dies * Magnetic Sheets: * Crafter’s Companion - Large Magnetic Panels * Sizzix - Tim Holtz Magnetic Sheets 2.75x3.75 * Sizzix - Tim Holtz Magnetic Sheets 8.75x5.5 * Totally Tiffany - 5x7 * Storage Envelopes Collection * Nested Rectangle Die * Nested Circle Die * Nested Square Die * Cardstock Paper Pads * Mint Tape * Alphabet Die Sets * Shop all die cutting alphabet and numbers * Sentiment Dies * Shop all Phrases & Expressions Dies * Cover Plate Dies * Nested Tag Die
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