WATCH Street Beat: Poverty In Metro Detroit

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This week on Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele from AMP Radio looks into the issue of poverty in metro-Detroit.

First, John Ziraldo, the President/CEO of Lighthouse of Oakland County, talks about the problem of suburban poverty and the upcoming Walk for Hunger on May 3.

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Then United Way for Southeastern Michigan (UWSEM) President Michael Brennan and Kyle DuBuc, the Director of Public Policy & Advocacy, stop in to discuss the UWSEM’s Greater Detroit Centers for Working Families program and how they are helping those living in poverty.

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Next, Joan Morehead, Vice President for Matrix Human Services discusses the Transition to Success program.

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Finally, Neal Rubin of the Detroit News talks about Bookstock, the annual used book sale that funds literacy projects.

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