Being a teenager is a challenging time in any young adult’s life.  Thats why this week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn talks with organizations who are combating issues like bullying and discrimination.

Lidia Reyes-Flores, the Director of Latino Family Services discusses their programs for children and teens.

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Then, 15 year old Maddie Rayner, a senior in the Girl Scouts Heart Of Michigan Ambassador Program, explains the anti-bullying campaign she created called “That’s Not Cool”.

Street Beat: "That's Not Cool"Street Beat: “That’s Not Cool”

Next, Ber-Henda Williams, the founder of The Power of Girlhood, and Lauren Godwin, a past participant, discuss the importance of mentorship in pre-teen and teen-age girls.

Street Beat: The Power of GirlhoodStreet Beat: The Power of Girlhood

Finally, The 1,000 Forward Detroit Youth Summit is teaching young adults to look, plan, and move forward. Tawana Petty, a Board Member from the Detroit Urban Debate League and Kayla Mason, the Director at the Youth Voice Movement, explain the details.

Street Beat: 1,000 Forward Detroit Youth SummitStreet Beat: 1,000 Forward Detroit Youth Summit

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