Street Beat: Helping Youth Through Mentoring And Parenting

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks to several organizations who are helping youth through mentoring and parenting.

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Sam Abrams of the Detroit Tigers and Nicky Bates, Don Bosco Hall Batting for Kids Baseball Challenge Planner – with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (credit: Bethany Jezierski/CW50)

First, Sam Abrams, Manager of Player Relations at the Detroit Tigers; and Nicky Bates, Don Bosco Hall Batting for Kids Baseball Challenge Planner; talk about the DBH programs helping children and their annual Batting for Kids fundraiser.

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Tyra Tomlin and Tremetre Aaron-Cheathem with Jack and Jill of America, Inc. – with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

Then Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a parenting group that strengthens the youth and community. Tyra Tomlin, Motor City Chapter President of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and Tremetre Aaron-Cheathem, their  Mid-Western Regional Teen Leadership 2018 Conference Chair; explain what they do to help youth grow into strong adults.

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Allan Washington, the Director of Detroit Kappa Leadership League, and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

Next, Allan Washington, Director of Detroit Kappa Leadership League, explains how his organization is helping young men become leaders in the community.

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Cris Robson and Elizabeth Lozen with Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works – and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (credit: Bethany Jezierski/CW50)

Finally, Cris Robson, Youth Specialist of Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works! And Elizabeth Lozen, Lead Career Development Facilitator of Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works share how their program is helping youth discover career pathways.

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