Radio, social justice and empowerment on CJRU 1280AM30 May 2016 / by CJRU 1280AM (author)
CJRU is committed to airing the voices of our community especially those that may not find space in mainstream media. These are some of our programs with a focus on social justice and empowerment that are produced at CJRU:
FemRadio is produced by CJRU’s Feminist Radio Collective. A woman’s place is on the radio!
They think you’re weak. So now it’s time to speak. For the word on the street, tune in every week.
A weekly look at the top news stories from a Ryerson-centred perspective.
Access Files gets to the heart of accessibility and disability issues. Host Mitch Stark will never give up until the file is closed.
A musical celebration of all things queer, bent and different. A positive, welcoming space for the LGBTQ community.
Live with Juanita is imagined as a space for the marginalized, discredited, and/or disenfranchised communities to share their social justice efforts, activism, and campaigns.
New show!! Check the show page for new archives going up soon!
Sheesha and Star, along with their special guests, discuss events, art, and activism in LGBTQ* communities at Ryerson and beyond.
On air during the school year - check SoundCloud for the archived episodes
We also air programs produced at campus and community stations across the country:
Terra Informa delivers coverage of breaking environmental news from across Canada and around the world. From corporate wrongdoings to tips on living a little greener, we're your source for the news that the mainstream media missed.
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is an award-winning weekly half-hour radio program by and about women around the world.
Latin Waves was born in 2005 when Sylvia Richardson’s passion for social change hit the radio air waves. The show was started as a resource to educate the public about the extraordinary changes and social movements that are happening in Latin America, there is a literal blackout in the Canadian main stream media around these historic changes.
As well as:
A daily, global, independent news hour anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Democracy Now! presents daily headlines followed by in-depth discussions from a rich diversity of people and perspectives rarely heard from in mainstream media,
We’re always looking for new programs and programmers who want to make radio for a cause. If there’s something missing (and there are always things missing) from our program lineup help us make it! Come to Spoken Word training and get your voice and others on the radio!