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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Amyre Makupson meets people who are inspiring active aging.
With an outstanding career in broadcast news, this award-winning journalist is no stranger to the camera. Amyre Makupson is a well know Detroit broadcaster. Throughout her 27-year career, Makupson had the chance to get to know so many people and report on many stories about the city of Detroit.
Street Beat host Karen Carter talks about breaking barriers to employment.
Street Beat host Amyre Makupson is joined by Detroit area experts to discuss racism and youth violence and how it can be prevented.
Host Lisa Germani learns about mental health issues from Flinn Foundation Executive Director and CEO Andrea Cole.
Street Beat host Karen Carter finds out about non-profit groups who are “all about the kids.”
On Saturday, July 18th, Street Beat host Karen Carter finds out about organizations that help people with housing issues.
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.
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.
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.