Street Beat

StreetBeat

Street Beat goes behind the headlines to focus on community issues and stories of interest to Metro Detroit presented in an upbeat mix of in-studio interviews and pre-produced packages by a crew of local people dedicated to improving our city. Contact Street Beat via email.

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Author Shenandoah Chefalo talks about her book “Garbage Bag Suitcase” and her experiences in the foster care system with Street Beat host, Lisa Germani.  (credit: Kristy Stanford / CW50)

Street Beat: Foster Care

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at some of the different programs that benefit children in foster care.

05/27/2016

Debra Williams (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Bullying

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks into the issue of bullying.

05/20/2016

Maggie Varney on right with host Karen Carter(credit: Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: Komen Race/Cancer

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter gets the details on the Komen Detroit Race for the Cure and talks to several organizations who support those with cancer.

05/13/2016

Fran Parsons & Gail Kaye (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Non-Profit Events

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone learns about upcoming events supporting non-profit organizations. The Pink Fund provides breast cancer patients with financial support to help meet basic needs.

05/06/2016

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Street Beat: Hunger

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks at the issue of hunger in metro Detroit.

04/26/2016

Rich Pollman (credit: Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: Severe Weather Safety

This week on Street Beat host Karen Carter takes a look at severe weather and the things people need to do to stay safe.

04/15/2016

Tim Richey (credit: Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: Improving Detroit At Home And At Work

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at some of the programs improving living and working conditions in Detroit.

04/08/2016

Tom Watkins (credit: Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: Mental Health Issues

This week on Street Beat host Paul Prange, learns about mental health issues with Tom Watkins, Dennis Liegghio, Karen Laing and Karan Bates-Gasior.

04/01/2016

Barbara Jean Patton & Dr. Monica Lee-Griffith  (credit: Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: Health Care Through The Years

Barbara Jean Patton, a member of the Detroit Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs and Dr. Monica Lee-Griffith, Director of Obstetrics at Henry Ford Health System about the annual Community Baby Shower for high risk girls.

03/25/2016

Henry Wells III and Marianna McCoy  (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Education Programs Enriching The Lives Of Students

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at education programs that enrich the lives of students.

03/18/2016

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