Engage Arizona Podcast

Media Manipulation: and the Power of Words

Greg Scott, Center for Arizona Policy’s new Vice President of Policy joins us on Engage Arizona. Greg’s background includes roles as the Director of Media and Public Relations at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., as a Public Affairs Chief in the Department of Homeland Security, and a decade in the U.S. Marine Corps. His experience offers a unique perspective on both media and policy.

This episode delves into how media shapes narratives through language, with a focus on current issues like abortion, the trans movement, and more. Greg’s expertise sheds light on the subtle ways words can influence public opinion and the importance of discerning truth in media messaging.

Reclaiming Truth: Tucker Carlson; Part 2

In this week’s episode of Engage Arizona, join us for the compelling conclusion of Tucker Carlson’s address from the 2023 CAP Family Dinner. In part two, Tucker explores his Christian faith and the fight against abortion, urging the importance of standing firm in our beliefs.

He talks about the challenges Christians face today, both in the U.S. and around the world. Don’t miss Tucker’s straightforward take on speaking up and staying true to your faith.

Reclaiming Truth: The Personal Testimonies of Lauren Johnston and Tucker Carlson; Part 1

This week on Engage Arizona, we present part one of a special recording from our recent 2023 CAP Family Dinner. Lauren Johnston, with undeniable courage, took the stage to share her profound experiences, providing an intimate insight into the aftermath of abortion.

We also welcomed Tucker Carlson from “Tucker on X.” He offered his unique perspective on the wider implications of this pressing issue. This is an episode you can’t miss.

Preserving Fair Play: With Kim Miller and Lisa Fink

This week on Engage Arizona, we delve deep into a contentious issue shaking the foundations of female sports. Joined by guests Kim Miller, Founder and President of Arizona Women of Action, and Lisa Fink, President of Protect Arizona Children Coalition, the conversation confronts the growing concerns surrounding males competing in female sports.

These dedicated women play a pivotal role in championing the Save Women’s Sports Act by challenging those who seek to redefine competitive fairness for women and girls in sports.

Digital Dangers: A Deep Dive with Dawn Hawkins

Dawn Hawkins, joins us this week on Engage Arizona. As the CEO of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), Dawn is at the forefront of the mission to unmask the interconnections between all forms of sexual exploitation, be it sex trafficking, prostitution, or child sexual abuse. Her ceaseless dedication and strategy have initiated transformative changes, not only in legislative accomplishments but also within global corporations.

Join us this week to learn more about Dawn’s hands-on work as she has helped create monumental changes in giants like Google and Hilton.

Beyond her professional role, Dawn, a Tufts University alumna, balances her advocacy with her responsibilities as a mother to five children. Dive into our discussion to understand the challenges and solutions in today’s digital age of sexual exploitation.

Tim Goeglein: Reclaiming the Narrative – Civic Education and American History

We are re-broadcasting an important episode that tackles the current state of civic education and American history in our schools. Often either neglected or misrepresented, these subjects are crucial to understanding the foundations of our nation.

Author Tim Goeglein, “Toward a More Perfect Union: The Moral and Cultural Case for Teaching the Great American Story” joined CAP President Cathi Herrod on EngageArizona to discuss.

Tim Goeglein was special assistant to U.S. President George W. Bush and Deputy Director of the White House Office of Public Liaison from 2001 to 2008. In January 2009, Goeglein became the Vice President of External and Government Relations for the Christian Organization Focus on the Family.

Parental Rights with Heather Rooks and Bethany Miller

Peoria Unified School Board member Heather Rooks and CAP Legislative Counsel Bethany Miller join our Summer Issues Series to discuss how to navigate the complexities of parental rights, specifically surrounding schools and educational freedom.

Heather calls herself the “notorious Peoria mom” and a “Mama warrior” for her four children. She began her school involvement concerned about what was happening in her children’s classrooms. As she learned more about what was happening, and not happening, she advocated for parents, then ran for school board and won!

Bethany is an attorney and mother of four who educates her children at home while also drafting laws and advocating for parents’ rights as part of CAP’s team.

Clarity Restored: A Story of Detransitioning with Katie Anderson

Katie Anderson, a remarkable individual with a unique journey, joined us on Engage Arizona to share her personal experience. Having undergone medical intervention for gender dysphoria as a teenager and living as a man for seven years, Katie eventually sought guidance from the church, leading her to embrace her true God given identity.

This week, we delve deeper into Katie’s transformative story. She sheds light on the role social media played in her initial transition and the pivotal role the church played in her return to her true self.

Katie uses her life experience to shed light on transgender culture and what it holds for today’s youth and families.

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