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Dolores Huertas offers advice for young activists 10 MIN, 47 SEC

More than 500,000 people showed up at the Women’s March in Los Angeles on Saturday. Worldwide, there were at least 3.6 million protesters. Longtime activist Dolores Huerta was at a women’s march in Park City. Huerta, who co-founded the farm workers’ rights movement with Cesar Chavez in the 1960s, talks about the importance of grassroots activism.

Guests:
Dolores Huerta, United Farm Workers (@DoloresHuerta)

For the women's movement, is it more important to be inclusive or focused? 11 MIN, 7 SEC

After the Women’s March on Washington ended, some of the march leaders had a meeting they called “Where We Go From Here.” We look at the future of the women’s movement, and whether it has room for conservative women.

Guests:
Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance (@aijenpoo)
Abby Johnson, And Then There Were None (@AbbyJohnson)

More:
After Success of Women’s March, a Question Remains: What’s Next?
Is there a place at the Women’s March for women who are politically opposed to abortion?

How effective have mass protests been? 9 MIN, 27 SEC

American History is filled with marches and protest movements. What does it take for a demonstration to lead to real change?

Guests:
Todd Gitlin, Columbia University (@toddgitlin)

Albuquerque creates a jobs program for panhandlers 9 MIN, 3 SEC

We begin a week-long series about how cities are finding innovative solutions for their homeless problems. Albuquerque has a program that provides employment to panhandlers.

Guests:
Richard Berry, Mayor of Albuquerque (@Mayor_Berry)

More:
This Republican mayor has an incredibly simple idea to help the homeless. And it seems to be working.

LA's orthodox Jewish community faces measles outbreak 8 MIN, 32 SEC

Twenty measles cases were recently confirmed in southern California, prompting an LA County Public Health investigation. This comes just six months after the state’s tough vaccination law went into effect.

Guests:
Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, Interim Health Officer for Los Angeles County

More:
Measles outbreak grows in L.A.'s Orthodox Jewish community despite California's strict new vaccination law

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