Joe Strummer Day 2021: Time Warp Edition

On December 22nd 2021 CJAM will be celebrating our 12th annual Joe Strummer Day radio marathon where we strive to put a focus on poverty, homelessness, and call the community to action in the Windsor-Detroit areas and beyond.

~Time Warp Edition~
Starting at midnight on the 19th anniversary of Strummer’s death, we’ll be digging back into our archives for some prime material from year’s past PLUS a sprinkling of new interview + music content.

Keep an eye on our social medias @CJAM FM on Instagram + Twitter! We’ll be showcasing local initiatives and organizations who could really use your help this season AND all-year long.

Terrestrially, the broadcast can be heard at CJAM 99.1 FM in Windsor-Detroit. Online + worldwide you can stream us via the iHeartRadio web page or app or turn your television to Cogeco Cable channel 285.

Find our full 24hr schedule below

MIDNIGHT to 2AM: Joe Strummer Day Kickoff!
Station Manager Carley Schweitzer kicks off Joe Strummer Day with rare cuts from Joe Strummer & The Clash, and an overview of what CJAM has in store for the rest of the marathon.

2am – 4am: Songwriters Fest LIVE @ Rondo // 2016
4am – 5am: The Trip! // 2014
5am – 6am: All in a Day’s Work // 2016
6am – 8am: RevRock & Tymon Dogg // 2016
8am – 8:30am: Handi Link: Poverty & Disability
8:30am – 9am: Syrian Immigration Issues // 2014
9am – 10am: Girlie So Groovie // 2020
10am – 11am: Art & Activism // 2020
11am – 12pm: Swamped w/ Lix
12pm – 2pm: Mattu Mid-Day
2pm – 4pm: Bradio Clash
4pm – 5pm: Magna Carta: Law & Poverty // 2018
5pm – 7pm: Clash Rarities w/ Willy Wilson // 2017
7pm – 8pm: The Future is Written // 2018
8pm – 10pm: Revolution Rock // 2020
10pm – MIDNIGHT: Joe Strummer Day Closer w/ Lix!

CJAM 2021 Fundraising Drive

grey background with a blue pigeon wearing a cowboy hat. The hat strings wrap around to write "CJAM"

It’s finally here!
CJAM’s 2021 on-air fundraising drive is running
November 19th – November 26th 2021

Interested donors can give to the station by visiting
https://cjam-merch.square.site/product/2021-donation-only-/12
-OR-
visit our brand new merch site!
https://cjam-merch.square.site/s/shop
We’ve got tees and totes with a brand new design by
Windsor artist Julie Hall. What’s more Windsor than a cowboy pigeon?
You can browse vintage tee designs, kids t-shirts, and music prize packages.

Can’t donate online? Drop by the Green Bean Cafe
on Thursday November 25th
Pay with cash or credit in person – snag a coffee, browse our tee selection, and other fun music merch items, and meet the CJAM team!

Can’t make it to the Green Bean or donate online?
Call Station Manager Carley Schweitzer in the office to arrange donation at
519-253-3000 ext2525
Don’t be shy! Leave a voicemail & we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Get your dance Friday November 26th!

PLUS We’ll be hosting a LIVE DJ Showcase on Friday November 26th at Meteor in Downtown Windsor (138 University Avenue West). Celebrate the end of our 2021 fundraising drive by moving to the music! This fun dance party will feature our volunteers getting off the air and onto the floor to showcase the unique styles of CJAM’s eclectic music programming. Come hear the music from your favourite shows dropped live, and sample some new flavours too! Check the facebook event page for a full list of participating DJs, along with information about their radio programs.

FACEBOOK EVENT LINK:
www.facebook.com/events/869832007059807

CJAM Presents: True Tales


Get spooky with us!

CJAM 99.1 FM is calling for submissions to our True Tales storytelling event. We’re looking for true stories and Halloween is the theme. We’ll be accepting stories to be read -LIVE- on air on Monday October 25th at 9pm. Tell us your scary campfire tale, ghost encounter, Trick or Treating adventure, or any other Halloween-themed story.

Submit your tales to Program Director Lix at
programcjam@gmail.com before October 25th. On the night of the event, we’ll be calling folks up to recount their tales LIVE on CJAM 99.1 FM – you won’t want to miss this one!

Listen in at 99.1 FM on your dial
-OR- find us streaming for free on the iHeartRadio app

CJAM 99.1 FM Presents: How to Have a SAFE Night Out Workshop

Concerts, house shows, and house parties are beloved because they allow people to connect while creating a fun atmosphere where people can relax, enjoy themselves, socialize, and celebrate. The reality however, is that on any given day, employees or attendees of these settings may see people who are uncomfortable, or unsafe while not knowing how to help. 

This month, CJAM 99.1 FM is partnering with the SAFE Bar Network for a ~free~ online workshop. How to Have a SAFE Night Out will be taking place on Wednesday August 11th at 6pm EST on Zoom. Join an open conversation about safety, and the entertainment industry – and it’s relationship with alcohol, sexual harassment and misconduct.

learn how to …

  • notice concerning behaviour
  • interrupt effectively
  • provide support
  • active bystander skills
  • create a comfortable, safe, and fun atmosphere that everyone deserves

As concerts, house shows, house parties, and clubs pick back up, let’s work together to perpetuate a culture that is comfortable for all. Registration is FREE and open to everyone. No prior experience required. 

You can find the link to sign up here: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpc-Cprz0qG9fjR5XyRHGHWkcXhWDj9rlX

No prior experience is required. Thank you in advance for joining this crucial conversation. If you have any questions or accessibility needs please contact Digital Concert & Webinar Coordinator Jill (she/her) at cjam.coordinator@gmail.com

Job Posting: BIPOC Engagement Coordinator

CJAM 99.1 FM – Student Media/University of Windsor – is hiring for the position of BIPOC ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR. This 1-year contract position is 35 hours a week. It requires a flexible individual who is occasionally available for evening, and weekend duties when required.


CJAM is a nonprofit volunteer-driven campus-based community radio station providing an alternative to the music and spoken-word programming featured in the mainstream media – serving listener communities that are often under represented or maligned.

About the BIPOC Engagement Coordinator position:
The BIPOC Engagement Coordinator will look to outreach and make connections with the University of Windsor campus, including student groups, faculty, and departments. They will engage the community, and make important connections with off campus groups while creating a culture of inclusivity and belonging for BIPOC within CJAM FM. They will work with the Station Manager and Board of Directors to assist in updating the language and reflect societal changes in CJAMs policies and procedures. The BIPOC Engagement Coordinator will create an external contact list for continued and future contact to inform people of volunteer opportunities, job openings, and internships. The Coordinator will host training sessions for our current volunteers on our revised policies and procedures.

While radio, and audio mediums in general, continue to be a predominately white, male-centric line of work, CJAM is aiming to center BIPOC voices, while hiring someone from within this community to do the work, and actively create lasting changes within the organization through policy creation and reform. We think it is important to not just -say- we are diversifying, but actually change our wording, image, and actions to reflect the diversity we want to see. We want to engage BIPOC communities and bring their voices to a larger audience by giving them the tools, resources, experience, and space. CJAM Staff and Board of Directors believe it is time to change the dynamic and view of CJAM FM, starting from the inside. We have yet to make a full statement about the systemic racism on the University of Windsor campus, and within our own framework. We felt there was not enough change happening within the organization to do so. This project aims to take the first steps in addressing these deep-rooted issues.

CJAM FM’s mission is to provide a voice to the under-represented, and through this project we will be able to lay the groundwork within our organization for BIPOC to be more fully represented and garner more opportunities to work in the audio world.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Outreaching, promoting, and building partnerships with BIPOC students/groups on campus and within the larger community to foster continuity, quality, and relevance in programming and potential volunteers.

– Serving as a resource for volunteers regarding broadcasting and programming.

– Working with CJAMs Station Manager and Board of Directors to review current practices & policies, and revising our by-laws and policies, working toward our own Anti-Black Racism and Harassment policies outside of the University of Windsor.

– Working together with the Program Director, Station Manager, and other staff to create and maintain University & public outreach activities/events

– Ongoing participation in CJAM’s fall fundraising drive, Annual General Meeting & Volunteer General Meeting, board meetings (when necessary) and general staff meetings

– Creating & updating an external contact list; communicating with list members regularly

– Creating relevant public service announcements

– Regularly updating CJAM’s website with relevant news & information

– Utilizing CJAMs social media platforms to promote info sessions, or other relevant news/events

– Writing and editing for press releases, web and online promotion, and other writing as necessary

– Maintaining dedicated office hours/available work-from-home hours (as per COVID restrictions)


QUALIFICATIONS
– Excellent interpersonal, communication & listening skills
– Experience & knowledge relating to non-commercial music, news & views
– Experience in policy writing / revision
– Strong sense of local context, including an investment in creating & maintaining community relationships
– Be able to effectively work with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and community members, along with a history of engagement with Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour communities
– Experience with, or active interest in, anti-oppression frameworks
– Conflict resolution skills
– Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
– Management or Volunteer coordination experience an asset
– Experience in new media and journalism an asset 
– Computer and basic radio/audio production skills an asset but not required

TERMS: 35 hours per week // 1-year grant contract
(flexible in-office & work from home hours)
SALARY: $19/hour
JOB START DATE: September 1, 2021
Please submit your resume and cover letter to the CJAM Hiring Committee by email at cjampres @gmail.com.

Application closing date: FRIDAY AUGUST 6th 2021

CJAM recognizes the over-representation of white/non-radicalized voices within our staff and prioritizes the contributions, perspectives, and lived experiences that individuals from Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour communities bring to our organizations’ work and mission. CJAM welcomes & encourages applicants to self-identify in their cover letter.

If you require an accommodation or accessibility needs for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

COVID information: Currently, there is no expectation to be facilitating in-person training or offering in-person events. This is subject to change as we organizationally adapt to COVID-19 safety measures according to Provincial and University of Windsor guidelines. The BIPOC Engagement Coordinator will be required to work partially in office and will be given their own office with a closable door.