This production from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University provides an in-depth look at issues of importance to Californians.
Young and Homeless (#409) Duration: 28:32 STEREO TVG
San Jose has one of the highest rates of homelessness in the country and has the highest rate of unsheltered homeless youth in the nation. We will be discussing the causes that contribute to the overall cause of homelessness in San Jose, with a specific interest in factors that contribute to youth homelessness. Correspondent David Taub will explore the challenges that this community faces on a day-to-day basis and will also try to shed some light on solutions to combat youth homelessness and homelessness in other forms. Guests: Dwayne Reed, Downtown Street Team, Marriana Moles Downtown Streets Team, Montez Davis, Bill Wilson Center
- KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me
Underpaid and Overworked: Adjunct Professors (#410) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVG
More than half the faculty in the California State University system are lecturers - faculty with full or part-time temporary positions. As the number of tenured professors has fallen, universities and colleges are hiring on more contract based professors because of its cost efficiency. Correspondent Jennifer Gonzalez discusses the challenges adjunct professors face: job security, lack of benefits and poverty level wages. This episode of Equal Time illustrates the recognition adjunct professors are striving to gain in hopes of bettering the quality of education for students while creating fair job opportunities for those who teach. Guests: Jonathan Karpf, California Faculty Association Vice President -Lecturers, North; Gloria Collins, California Faculty Association Chapter Secretary / SJSU English Lecturer; Kevin Moore, SJSU Linguistics & Language Development Lecturer; Elena Dorabji, SJSU/De Anza Political Science Lecturer
- KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me