The official podcast of the California Faculty Association. Your place for union news, insights and solidarity. More info: https://www.calfac.org/radio-free-csu
CFA and COVID-19: The Onset of COVID-19
In the first episode of this special series, Radio Free CSU examines the effects COVID-19 has had on faculty at California State University. Host Audrena Redmond sits down with CFA leaders as they discuss what happened in the CSU in the first month of physical distancing because of COVID-19, the issues and concerns of faculty that arose from campuses and how CFA’s work has changed.
Stronger Together: Episode 6
In this episode, host Audrena Redmond and Dr. Derel Engen discuss the sixth Guiding Principle of CFA's Anti-Racism and Social Justice Transformation, which states that "We adopt changes in organizational values, policies, and practices consistent with principles of anti-racism and social justice."
Stronger Together: A Special Episode with Charmaine Lawson
In this special episode, Radio CFA CSU host Audrena Redmond talks with Charmaine Lawson, the mother of Humboldt State University student David Josiah Lawson, who was murdered near campus on April 15, 2017. To date, his homicide remains unsolved. In this discussion, Redmond and Charmaine Lawson discuss her son's journey as a student, and the need to better protect students of color in the CSU.
Stronger Together: Episode 5
In Episode 5, host Audrena Redmond and CFA Activist Theresa Montaño discuss the need to have courageous conversations about racism and discrimination in order to transform our union.
Stronger Together: Special Episode
Radio Free CSU host Audrena Redmond is joined by Tinselyn Simms, communications coordinator for the SEIU Racial Justice Center, and Anika Fassia of Demos to discuss the Race-Class Narrative to Unite Working People.
Stronger Together: Episode 4
In this episode, Radio Free CSU Host Audrena Redmond and CFA Vice President Charles Toombs discuss the fourth Guiding Principle of CFA's Anti-Racism and Social Justice Transformation. As that principle states, "We acknowledge that we can be part of the solution by being intentionally committed to addressing it (racism)."