WATCH NOW – Street Beat: Multiculturalism & Literacy

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This week on Street Beat, Host Syma Chowdhry learns about the 2012 AARP Michigan Multiculturalism & Aging Conference that will be held April 27-28, 2012 from Dr. Ethriam Brammer, Associate Director, Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, Wayne State University, and Thomas E. Kimble, a member of the AARP Michigan Executive Council.

Then Scott Millman, Golf Pro, and Emilie Rohrbach, Director of Community Relations for Volunteers of America, discuss a new program that helps disabled Michigan Veterans by providing equipment for and teaching them adaptive golf.

Next, guests from the Mexico Consulate and Southwest Detroit explain the importance of literacy in Southwest Detroit and the upcoming Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros event on April 28, 2012 that celebrates it.

Finally columnist Neal Rubin talks about the upcoming Bookstock event that promotes literacy through a week-long sale of used books.

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