Brett Kavanaugh is facing an additional sexual misconduct allegation from a former classmate who alleges that he exposed himself to her at a university party. To discuss, we SPOTLIGHT Fatima Goss Graves. Graves is the President and CEO of the National Women's Law Center and has served in numerous roles at NWLC for more than a decade. She also currently serves as an advisor on the American Law Institute Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct on Campus and was on the EEOC Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace and a Ford Foundation Public Voices Fellow. Media includes: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, AP, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, CNN, MSNBC, NPR.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is facing potential termination for criticizing President Trump's ability to serve as president. The two are scheduled to meet on Thursday. To discuss, we FEATURE Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker. Parker joined Pacific McGeorge School of Law as its eighth dean in 2002, after serving as general counsel for the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Her fields of expertise include national security and terrorism, international relations, public policy and trade, technology development and transfer, commerce, and civil rights and liberties litigation. Media includes: NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post, US News and World Report.
The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would make it more difficult for immigrants to obtain visas and green cards if they are likely to need public aid. To discuss, we FEATURE Cristina Tzintzún. Tzintzún is the Executive Director of Workers Defense Project (WDP), a statewide, membership-based workers’ rights organization that is winning better working conditions for Texans. Tzintzún has spearheaded efforts to ensure safe and dignified jobs for the nearly 900,000 construction workers that labor in the state. Her work has led to a federal investigation by OSHA into Texas’ deadly construction industry, the passage of a statewide wage theft law, and safer jobs for thousands of low-wage workers in Austin and Travis County. Media includes: NPR, The New York Times, USA Today, Univision, MSNBC.
Writer, Journalist, Activist, and Media Personality
My Love For Writing, RAINN, WIFV
For interviews on Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing for three counts of aggravated sexual assault has begun. To discuss, we FEATURE Shanon Lee. As an official member of the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) Speakers Bureau and the National Speakers Bureau for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), Lee advocates for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. She is the writer, producer and director of Marital Rape Is Real. Media includes: National Geographic, HuffPost Live, The Wall Street Journal, TV One, Healthline, The Washington Post, The Lily, Cosmopolitan, Playboy, Good Housekeeping, ELLE, Marie Claire, Woman's Day, Redbook.
The Federal Reserve is increasing interest rates Wednesday. To discuss, we FEATURE Monique Morrissey. Morrissey joined the Economic Policy Institute in 2006. She previously worked at the AFL-CIO Office of Investment and the Financial Markets Center. Her areas of interest include retirement security, executive compensation, the Federal Reserve, and financial markets. Media includes: CNN, The New York TImes, The Washington Post, NPR.
Sirius XM has bought Pandora, making it the largest audio entertainment company. Comcast has also purchased British broadcaster Sky. To discuss these acquisitions, we FEATURE Erica Gruen. A creative and respected media brand-builder and visionary, Gruen is a recognized leader in television, advertising, and new media technologies. She is a management consultant specializing in providing integrated business advice to media and entertainment companies. Media includes: CNN,Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune.
Former Ambassador, U.S. Representative to the United Nations for UN Management and Reform; Former CFR Senior Fellow.
Formerly United States Mission to the United Nations
For interviews on UN General Assembly.
The UN General Assembly is happening this week and we FEATURE Isobel Coleman. Former Ambassador Isobel Coleman was confirmed by the Senate as U.S. Representative to the United Nations for UN Management and Reform on December 16, 2014 and sworn in to her post on December 19, 2014. Prior to joining the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Coleman was a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York, where she directed CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy program. Her research and writing focused on the political economy of the Middle East, democratization, civil society, economic development, educational reform, and gender issues. Extensive media experience.
For interviews on National Voter Registration Day.
Today is National Voter Registration Day. Have you registered to vote? To discuss, we FEATURE Kat Calvin. Calvin is the founder of Spread The Vote. A lawyer and social entrepreneur, Calvin started STV after observing the results of local, state, and national elections without the full protections of the Voting Rights Act, and especially the many new voter ID laws that prevented millions of Americans from voting. Her work is fueled by the knowledge that the IDs Spread The Vote obtains will also help these voters have access to jobs, housing, medical care, and much more. Media includes: PBS, BET, Al Jazeera, Fast Company, The Root.
Professor and Director, Program for the Study of Women and Gender
Areas of Expertise: Activism and advocacy, Domestic violence, Feminism, Gender-based violence, Intersectionality, Labor and Employment, Law, Sexual harassment, Sexualized violence, Social justice, Trafficking, Women, Women's issues
Areas of Expertise: Activism and advocacy, Criminal justice, Feminism, Gender-based violence, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Human rights, Intersectionality, LGBTQIA, Poverty, Race and ethnicity, Sexual harassment, Sexualized violence, Social justice, Violence against women, Women, Women's empowerment, Women's issues