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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Jill Washburn

WATCH Street Beat Preview: Summer Safety

This week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn takes a look at summer safety.

05/16/2014

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WATCH Street Beat: Becoming A Foster Parent

In honor of Mother’s Day, Amyre Makupson hosts a Street Beat episode dedicated to foster and adoptive children.

05/09/2014

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WATCH Street Beat: Poverty In Metro Detroit

This week on Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele from AMP Radio looks into the issue of poverty in metro-Detroit.

04/25/2014

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WATCH Street Beat: Job Search

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone looks and the employment scene and various groups who are trying to create jobs.

04/18/2014

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WATCH Street Beat: LGBT / Discrimination

This week on Street Beat, gay marriage has been a topic of debate in courts and on the news lately. The ban has been struck down and reinstated – all within a couple of days. Host Jill Washburn talks about some of the issues with Curtis Lipscomb and Alvina Bursey who served on the Unity Michigan Collation board.

04/14/2014

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WATCH Street Beat: Keeping Kids In School

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson takes an in depth look at what it takes to help kids thrive in school.

04/04/2014

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Friendship Bakery Teaches Special Needs Students Kitchen And Social Skills

A Metro Detroit community group is giving adults with special needs a chance to learn several skills needed to get a job. Classes at the Friendship Bakery, a 9-week program, are held Thursdays inside the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield Township.

03/20/2014

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WATCH Street Beat: Women’s History Month

This week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn looks at how the world is changing for women during Women’s History Month.

03/07/2014

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WATCH Street Beat: Belle Isle, Nature, And The State Fair

This week on Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele from 98.7 AMP Radio goes green to learn the latest about the changes taking place on Belle Isle

02/28/2014

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Street Beat Web Exclusive: Don’t Be Afraid of Detroit

It’s easy to bash Detroit. It seems everyone is doing it these days. Many people would rather sit around and complain than get up and do something about it.

02/25/2014