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TTC Millennial Voices
A Call for Change

June 23, 2015

By Aima Corinaldi - To The Contrary Intern

June 17, 2015 marked the day of the tragic mass shooting that occurred at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, resulting in the death of nine innocent members of the church. What some people may not realize is that this took place just a day after the 193rd anniversary of a failed slave revolt. This revolt resulted in the church being burned to the ground as well as 35 of the members being executed. Last week, the church and its current members were once again the victims of a hate crime.

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State of the World's Fathers; HeForShe

June 19, 2015

On our special Father's Day edition of To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our all-male & all-father panel discuss the State of the World’s Fathers Report & HeForShe. Also be sure to catch our piece on #TheNew10

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Center For Urban Families Founder Joseph Jones, U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council Board Member Christopher Johnson, Washington Post Columnist Colbert King, and Daily Mail Political Editor David Martosko.

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Every Day Should Be Father's Day

June 17, 2015 Left to Right: Vicki Shabo, Vice President of the National Partnership for Women and Familes; Michael Kaufman, Senior Fellow of Promundo; Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY); and Joseph T. Jones, Founder of the Center for Urban Families

By Zoe Spielvogel

“Fathers and mothers around the world are saying, ‘it’s about time.’” Promundo Senior Fellow Michael Kaufman delivered this call to action as he revealed the findings of the first State of the World’s Fathers Report. 

In advance of Father’s Day, Kaufman joined a group of lawmakers and advocates to call for policies that would ultimately change the lives of families not only in the United States, but around the world. The eye-opening report was launched in the heart of US policy-making: Capitol Hill. A news conference featured several speakers who have taken nothing shy of an active voice when it comes to parents’ rights, including Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), Vice President of the National Partnership for Women and Families Vicki Shabo, and Founder of the Center for Urban Families Joseph T. Jones, Jr. 

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Michelle Obama; Workplace Priorities; Human Trafficking

June 12, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss First Lady Michelle Obama addressing race in her commencement speeches, a new study commissioned by the Independent Women’s Forum of women's priorities in the workplace, and helping survivors of trafficking in the United States.

On our panel this week: Former Women’s Campaign Fund President Siobhan “Sam” Bennett, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC),The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers and Network of Enlightened Women President Karin Agness


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Becoming Papa

June 05, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, we’re re-airing our special documentary “Becoming Papa: Fathers Key to Gender Justice.” We take you to the favelas of Rio de Janeiro where we follow two Brazilian men’s stories about turning away from a life of domestic violence and toward gender equality.

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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