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Street Beat: Bringing STEM Awareness To Girls And MinoritiesThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone looks at STEM careers and the need to bring STEM awareness to girls and minorities. First, SooJi Min, the Board President for the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH) which has a new project called Michigan Youth (MY) Girls Say that offers holistic programming to K-12 self-identified girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to cultivate personal advocacy and resilience. Then, Board Secretary Kathie Carruth, the Co-chair Career Pathways from the Kids First Initiative talkS about their recent STEAM Camp for under-served kids. Then, John Paul Rea, the Executive Director of Macomb County Dept of Planning and Economic Development, and Mark Jurcak, the President of Futuramic Tool & Engineering, discuss an upcoming event called Macomb County Manufacturing Day which introduces teens to manufacturing careers. Finally, Don Hutchison, Dean of Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies from Oakland Community College, talks about the PLC Tech program which trains people for manufacturing/STEM careers.
Street Beat: Rebuilding DetroitThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani talks to local leaders who are rebuilding the city and restoring its image. First, Arise Detroit Executive Director Luther Keith talks about Neighborhoods Day and what it is doing to improve the city. Then, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation Chief Executive Officer Glen Long explains the programs this non-profit has to encourage economic growth. Next, Derek Edwards, the Senior Vice President of Invest Detroit, explains their program that is supporting business expansion and real estate development in the city. Finally, Chris Lambert, the C.E.O of Life Remodeled, discusses the life-changing projects they are currently undertaking to help make Detroit’s revitalization permanent.
Should Mike Duggan And Coleman Young II Debate?On this week's Michigan Matters web extra Randy Richardville, Denise Ilitch and Charlie Beckham talk about the recent primary and whether there should be a debate.
Street Beat: Energy & EnvironmentThis week on Street Beat, host April Moss looks at ways to reduce waste, save energy, and beautify our world. First, Rachel Klegon, the Executive Director of Green Living Science, explains her program that teaches Detroit children how to recycle and reduce waste. Then, Brian Wheeler, the Senior Public Information Director for Consumers Energy, provides energy saving tips for your home. Then, Karen Burke, a Horticulture Assistant with the MSU Extension - Macomb County, discusses how you can become a master gardener. Finally, State Fair Executive Director Steve Masters explains what’s new at this Michigan tradition that’s been celebrating our agricultural heritage since 1849.
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Home Run at the 16th Annual Willie Horton’s Batting for KidThe CW50 Street Team hit a home run at the 16th Annual Willie Horton’s batting for kid’s event at Comerica Park. Over 400 kids joined us for the excitement of the occasion and for the love of baseball. The kids gathered to run, bat and learn the fundamentals of the game. Kids were split up into teams at different stations to engage closer with their peers and volunteers. Baseball players from the Metro Detroit area were on hand to assist the kids at each stop.