Street Beat: Diversity Day
This week on Street Beat, the CW50 partnership with the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion continues with a look at “Diversity, Race, and Inclusion among African-Americans and the city of Detroit.”
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Street Beat: Crime PreventionThis week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns about the different organizations helping those who have been impacted by crime and violence. First, Esther's Sister Circle helps woman and children who need to transform their lives. Founder Kenneatria Sutton shares the details. Then, the new violence intervention program DLIVE is explained by Dr. Tolulope Sonuyi, the Director for DLIVE on behalf of City Connect Detroit, and Ray Winans, violence intervention specialist with DLIVE. Next, Program Director Shakenya Wardlaw, and Malik Bellefant, the Executive Director of Man Power Mentoring, explain how their mentoring program helps those who have had brushes with the law. Finally, Laura Blankenship, the Director of Community Relations for the Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, shares the latest information on computer scams.
Street Beat: Mental Health AwarenessThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone looks at mental health issues. First Dr. Gina Lynem explains Seasonal Affective Disorder, the signs of mental illness, and when to seek counseling. Then, Heather Rae, the President and CEO of Common Ground, explains how this agency helps those in a crisis situation. Next, the founder of Know Resolve, Dennis Liegghio, talks about the issues of teen suicide. Finally, the multi-cultural counseling center iAmerica is introduced by its Director, Rabia Latif.
Street Beat: Grass Roots DetroitThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani finds out how grass roots organizations are improving Detroit neighborhoods in 2018. First, Sarida Scott, the Executive Director for Community Development Advocates of Detroit, explains how this group is helping to rebuild the neighborhoods. Then, Jamii Tata, the CEO of The Oakland Avenue Artists Coalition and the Founder, Creative Director of Know Allegiance Nation, discusses the way these groups are impacting Detroit. Next, the CEO of the Pleasant Heights Economic Development Corp., Ishmail Terry, talks about encouraging small businesses in districts 5 and 7. Finally, we switch gears to learn about the 7th annual Martin Luther King Ride from Colleen Robar, The Public Relations Director for Tour de Troit.
Street Beat: New Year New YouThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani gets tips on improving yourself for the new year. First, Matthew Darling, director and instructor at Ashtanga Michigan, talks about the health and stress reduction benefits of yoga and the New Year, New You Expo. Then, integrative nutrition coach, Cindy Nunnery, talks about the importance of diet and nutrition. Next, personal trainer Kevin Baird explains the best ways to get fit for the new year. Finally, learn how to build confidence and put your best foot forward from Mark Will, the Owner of Dale Carnegie Training of Detroit, and Performance Coach Kourtney Wilczewski.
Street Beat: Author, AuthorThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone talks with Michigan authors about their books that have inspired and touched the lives of others. First, Cynthia Lambert, a long-time sports writer for the Detroit News, talks about her book “Power Play,” that shares memories of her days covering the Detroit Red Wings. Then, Scott Stabile’s autobiography “Big Love” shares stories of loss, grief, happiness and enlightenment. Next, author Rabbi Joseph Krakoff and illustrator Dr. Michelle Sider discuss their new book “Never Long Enough” which helps people who are losing a loved one. Finally, Lynne Golodner, the author and Founder/CEO of One Earth Writing, explains how the writing process is helping empower teens from different races, religions, and socioeconomic origins.
Street Beat: Winter Weather AdvisoryThis week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter shares suggestions from experts on staying safe and healthy during the winter months. Up first, Karen goes back to Driving School with Sgt. Patrick Agema from the Michigan State Police to learn how to handle a car in slick conditions. Then, April Moss learns what goes into de-icing planes. Next, Dr. Jeetender Matharu talks about flu shots and Dr. Ron Kudzak, a family medicine physician from Beaumont Health discusses other winter health concerns and healthy eating habits. Then, April Moss learns about growing and eating healthy food from Gary Wozniak and Michelle Lutz from Recovery Park and Joseph Wainwagner from Bistro 82. Finally, Andrew Lee, the Events Coordinator for the Humane Society of Macomb, explains how to keep your pets safe and healthy in the winter months.

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Michigan State Police Fitness ChallengeThe Michigan State Police is inviting YOU to participate in a fitness challenge Saturday, February 17, 2018, TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Come join MSP for a day of health, fitness, and family FUN! Matt Yurus reports.
50 Tons Of Human Waste Spills Along I-75 When Semi Loses LoadA company has been called in to clean up the spill, police said, but the cleanup will not begin until after the evening rush hour to avoid causing a jam. Matt Yurus reports.
Street Beat: Diversity DayThis week on Street Beat, the CW50 partnership with the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion continues with a look at “Diversity, Race, and Inclusion among African-Americans and the city of Detroit.”

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