It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like GRiZMASDetroit native Grant Kwiecinski, also known as DJ GRiZ, credits music for saving his life. Now with his success as a DJ and music producer, he wants pass the gift of music on to the youth in Detroit.
Street Beat: The Importance Of Youth Mentoring
Best Holiday Light Shows Worth The Drive From DetroitWe all have heard about the famous Wild Lights light show every year at the Detroit Zoo. Held during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season every year, over five million LED lights draw hundreds of spectators from all over.
The Made Man Detroit Shows Why It's Important To Give BackThe Made Men event honoring the extraordinary achievements of notable African American male influences across America made a stop to the motor city this week to honor those in the Detroit community.
Street Beat Web Exclusive: Bridging Communities, Phyllis EdwardsDetroit’s senior population continues to grow and the need for senior services are at an all-time high. The Executive Director for Bridging Communities, Phyllis Edwards, was kind enough to stop by and discuss what her organization is doing to help the elders in the community.
Street Beat: Diversity Day - The Native American StoryBecause of the importance of diversity issues, CW50 Detroit has partnered with the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion to grow awareness and improve relationships within our diverse communities.
Street Beat: A Community Conversation On BullyingThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at the problem of bullying in schools.
Journalism Students Give The Term ‘Study Abroad’ A New Meaning When They Travel To Refugee CampsA trip abroad to refugee camps helped Oakland University Journalism students gain insight on the lives of people who had been faced with challenging experiences.
Food Bank Experiences Shortages - Donations NeededChild hunger is a major issue in our world, but did you know it’s also an issue in our own backyard? A staggering 40% of the people assisted by Lighthouse of Oakland County in 2016 were children.
Street Beat: Aid After Natural DisastersThis week on Street Beat, host April Moss looks at relief efforts after natural disasters like the recent hurricanes.
11th Annual Walk for Autism SpeaksCW50 Street Team united at the 11thAnnual Walk for Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks main goal is to help spread awareness and as much information about Autism as possible. Autism Speaks also raises money to help fund those who are affected by it.
City Year Detroit is Contributing To The DPSCD RevitalizationThere’s a revamp happening now at the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) and City Year Detroit is stepping in to assist with mentoring and learning development.