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.

Watch Street Beat Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.

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Street Beat Web Exclusive: NetworkingOut

By James Turner This week’s web exclusive focuses on staying healthy and advancing your career. Host Jill Washburn sits down with Armond Harris – Co-Founders of Networking Out, LLC and the Networking Out Foundation. They […]

11/11/2014

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Street Beat: Job Training

Rob Stone talks about the world of training and employment with Jim Sawyer from Macomb County Community College, Athena Miller from Focus: HOPE, Tara Miceli from the Walsh Institute and ZaLonya Allen from the SE Michigan Entrepreneurs Association.

11/08/2014

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Street Beat: Community Assistance During The Holidays

This week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn talks to groups that are matching donors up with children, families, or seniors, who need some assistance for the holidays.

10/31/2014

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Street Beat Web Exclusive: Tux & Chucks

Host Jill Washburn sits down with Jason Appling and Byron Suggs – Co-Founders of Cool Smart, Inc. They discuss “Tux & Chucks”.

10/24/2014

Sallie Justice of the Area Agency on Aging 1B (credit: CW50)

‘Street Beat’ Senior Citizens

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks about issues that affect senior citizens.

10/24/2014

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Street Beat: Breast Cancer

On this week’s Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele takes a look at Breast Cancer Awareness and the fight against the disease.

10/17/2014

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Street Beat: Guide To Donating Used Items To Detroit Charities

On this week’s Street Beat, host Jill Washburn talks about seasonal cleaning/organizing and where to donate all the usable items that families might discard.

10/10/2014

Christopher Lindsay,  School Director of the International Preparatory Academy (IPA) (credit: CW50)

Street Beat Web Exclusive: International Preparatory Academy

This week’s web exclusive focuses on teaching techniques. Host Jill Washburn sits down with Christopher Lindsay – School Director of the International Preparatory Academy (IPA) in Detroit. They discuss “student centered learning” and what IPA is doing to make college the right choice for a broader range of students.

10/10/2014

Walk Now For Autism Speaks

Street Beat: Autism

Host Karen Carter looks at how an autism diagnosis affects families and where those families can go for some much-needed support.

10/03/2014

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Street Beat: Small Business Success

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson focuses on small business and the boost to the local economy that occurs when residents decide to shop locally.

09/26/2014