Street Beat: Veterans Stand Down

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone finds out about programs helping veterans.

Willborn Sargent, a trustee with the Southeastern Michigan Stand Down Inc., and Judge Leonia Lloyd (credit Juwan Outlaw, CBS 62/CW50)

First, Willborn Sargent, a trustee with the Southeastern Michigan Stand Down Inc., and Judge Leonia Lloyd discuss the upcoming Veterans Stand Down on October 5th which will help homeless veterans.

Colonel George Pettigrew and Tuskegee Airman Miguel Thornton (credit: CW50)

Then, Colonel George Pettigrew and Tuskegee Airman Miguel Thornton talk about the Foundation for Global Literacy and Veterans Education and Transition Services.

Photo credit Jordan Brown, CBS 62/CW50 Intern – Kimberly Benjamin, the Executive Director of the non-profit A Purposed Transition

Then, Kimberly Benjamin, the Executive Director of the non-profit “A Purposed Transition,” explains the Purpose Boot Camp for Vets on Oct 26.

Laura LeBlanc, the Community Engagement Director for Volunteers of America (Jordan Brown, CBS 62/CW50)

Finally, Laura LeBlanc, the Community Engagement Director for Volunteers of America talks about what they are doing to help vets.

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