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About Making Contact

Making Contact is a non-profit media organization that produces an award-winning, public radio program heard on over 151 radio stations, and via podcast, SoundCloud, and more.  

Making Contact produces radio stories that analyze critical issues and engage with social justice challenges and solutions.  Our weekly 29-minute documentary-style radio program explores issues ranging from workers rights to environmental justice, reproductive health to criminal justice. Programs explore the structural and systemic roots of issues — and highlight solutions, innovations, and organizing initiatives to give people hope and catalyze change.

MC is broadcast each week in 41 states, on 151+ radio stations in the US, Canada, and Australia — across NPR, Pacifica, PRX, university, and tribal networks. Information from radio stations’ statistics estimate 96,000 Making Contact broadcast listeners. Thousands more stream the Making Contact podcast.