WRFI Board Meeting Minutes — March 2021

WRFI Board Meeting Minutes — March 8, 2021, 6-8pm



Stephen Cope

Carlos Gutierrez

Joseph Haefeli

Joe Romano

Pamela Tan

Felix Teitelbaum

Chantal Thomas

John Young


Not Present:

Godfrey Simmons



Approve minutes

Park Report has been submitted

GM report

Anti-Racism standing item


Shared minutes from prior Board Meetings:

  • August 11, 2020
  • September 24, 2020
  • October 14, 2020
  • November 10, 2020
  • December 8, 2020
  • January 11, 2021
  • February 17, 2021

Anti-Racism Discussion

  • Partner (e.g., with MRC and Southside): quarterly connection, feedback
  • Listening session/talkback session/share power: Ask, what do they need? How can the WRFI Community radio resource help you?
  • Opportunity to update the mission statement
  • Opportunities to revamp news
  • Ideas of orgs: Focusing on social change, work together
    • Village at Ithaca (Pamela)
    • Ithaca Children’s Garden (John)
    • Reuse Center (Felix)
    • Black Hands Universal (Felix)
    • BLM (Stephen)
    • Geneva Women’s Assembly (Stephen)
    • MRC (Joe)
    • Southside Community Center
    • Groundswell (Pamela)
    • Cornell Prison Project connection (Stephen)
    • Civic Ensemble Re-entry program (Felix)
  • Volunteer job position for outreach coordinator
  • Before contacting groups: You have a radio station. What do you need? Short list of tangible ideas: PSA’s, news, shows. At this point, let’s invite people to discuss.


Park Report:

  • Has been submitted!