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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Watch Street Beat: Race For The Cure, Healthy Living

This week on Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele from 98.7 AMP radio looks at staying healthy.

05/30/2014

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WATCH Street Beat: Memorial Day

This week on Street Beat, host Jim Johnson from WOMC salutes Memorial Day with a special show dedicated to veterans.

05/22/2014

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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