Sunday, June 5, 2011
This week on Street Beat, Syma Chowdhry learns about organizations empowering our youth and encouraging them to help build a better Detroit.
First David Abramson and Rasheda Williams from the Association for Youth Empowerment explain the “Bridging Eight Mile” project. www.associationforyouth.org
Then Melanie Knoll and Cedric Miller of the Living Arts organization explain the importance to children of dance, music, and art and how its improving lives in Southwest Detroit. www.livingartsdetroit.org
Community Correspondent Cindy Kainz learns about the Future City’s program where students envision the world of the future from Chacona Johnson, CEO with the Detroit Public Schools Foundation. www.detroitpsfoundation.org
Finally, Christine Geoghegan, Manager of Generation of Promise, and Daniel Cook, Co-Valedictorian of University of Detroit Jesuit High School, discuss the Generation of Promise program sponsored by Focus: Hope. www.focushope.edu or www.generationofpromise.org
Then Community Correspondent Timme Mackie shares how viewers can learn CPR to save a life. www.heart.org/cpr
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