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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From left to right Tom Constand, Dr. Charles Seigerman, Naveed Syed, Dr. Carmen McIntyre, Andrea Cole, Street Beat host Lisa Germani (credit: Ken Bryant/CW50)

Street Beat Preview: Mental Illness and Brain Injury

Host Lisa Germani learns about mental health issues from Flinn Foundation Executive Director and CEO Andrea Cole.

22 hours ago

Street Beat host Karen Carter talks to Brent Wirth and Helena Kelly of Easter Seals Michigan about LUNA, a program that helps children with trauma. (credit: Ken Bryant/CW50)

Street Beat Preview: Easter Seals, North Star Reach And Big Brothers Big Sisters

Street Beat host Karen Carter finds out about non-profit groups who are “all about the kids.”

07/24/2015

Street Beat host Karen Carter finds out about organizations that help people with housing issues Ryan Hertz, the President and CEO of South Oakland Shelter, and Rita Fields, a former client and current board member of S.O.S. explain what the shelter does to help the  homeless.  
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Street Beat: Housing Issues

On Saturday, July 18th, Street Beat host Karen Carter finds out about organizations that help people with housing issues.

07/16/2015

Street Beat host Amyre Makupson talks to Karen Delhey, who is representing The Ann Arbor Art Fair, and artist Tim Gralewski about what is new at the annual Ann Arbor Art Fair. (credit: Sydney Alexandra Bowden / CW50)

Street Beat: Ann Arbor Art Fair, Metro Detroit Youth Day

Amyre Makupson checks in with Karen Delhey and Tim Gralewski of the Ann Arbor Art Fair, Ed Deeb with Metro Detroit Youth Day, Charles D. Small, with Don Bosco Hall on Willie Horton’s Batting for Kids and John Hollingsworth and Cecelia Sharpe with the Art of Resilience event.

07/10/2015

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Street Beat: Re-entry Aid To Ex-offenders

On Saturday, July 4th, Street Beat host Amyre Makupson finds out about programs that help ex-offenders stay on the right side of the law.

07/02/2015

Pamela Moore and Kellee Miller from the Detroit Employment Solutions Corp. explain to Street Beat host Rob Stone what it takes to be a good employee. (credit: Sydney Bowden/CW50)

Street Beat: Training The Workforce & Entrepreneurs

On Saturday, June 27th, Street Beat host Rob Stone learns about the need to have a well-trained workforce as well as a well-trained corps of entrepreneurs.

06/26/2015

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Street Beat: Father’s Day, Mentoring

On Saturday, June 20 Paul Prange hosts a special Father’s Day edition of Street Beat and learns about fatherhood initiatives, mentoring programs and men’s health.

06/18/2015

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Street Beat: Hunger And Nutrition

On Saturday, June 13 host Amyre Makupson finds out about ways to be sure that Detroiters are getting enough food and the right kind of nutrition.

06/12/2015

Maggie Desantis and Orlando Bailey from the Eastside Community Network talk with Street Beat host Lisa Germani about plans for rebuilding their community. (credit: Brandon Patton/CW50)

Street Beat: Rebranding Detroit Neighborhoods

On Saturday, June 6 host Lisa Germani looks at four Detroit neighborhoods that are rebuilding, rebranding, or have remained strong and stable.

06/05/2015

Joe Kelly from the Michigan Department of State talks about motorcycle safety with Street Beat host Karen Carter. (credit: Brandon Patton/CW50)

Street Beat: Summer Fun, Summer Safety

On Saturday, May 30, host Karen Carter looks forward to a summer filled with fun activities and learns how to stay safe while enjoying them.

06/01/2015