Street Beat: Sexual Assault and Crime
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone talks with individuals and organizations dealing with sexual assault and crime. First, Barbara Niess-May, the Executive Director of SafeHouse Center, explains how the Center helps victims of domestic abuse. Then Candace Dorsey, Police Officer/Crime Prevention Coordinator for the Eastern Michigan University Police Department, discusses ways to protect yourself from assault. Next, Beth Adcock and Janine Washburn, program specialists for MI-VINE’s Crime Victim Services, explain the state’s program’s to help crime victims. In the final segment, Stone changes directions and talks with Phyllis Loudermill, Founder and CEO of HerCo, and Tom Combs, the Administrator of the Prisoner Reentry Division from the Michigan Department of Corrections, about a new program that helps train former inmates for jobs once they have been released from prison.
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Street Beat: A Community Conversation On BullyingThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at the problem of bullying in schools. First, Jeff Sakwa, the co-founder of the anti-bullying non-profit Defeat the Label, explains what this organization does and its upcoming Community Conversation on Bullying. Then Dr. Saumya Pathak, an M-D Resident in Pediatrics at the D-M-C Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, stops by to discuss the physical and medical complications of bullying. Next, Don Ferguson, a presenter for the OK-2-Say program, shows how kids can anonymously provide tips about dangerous activities in schools. Finally, Counselor Daryl Beebe of Berkley High School talks about their new Sources of Strength program that helps teens facing stressful situations.
Study Abroad Program Empowers And Humbles Local JournalistOakland University Journalism student Christina Salem talks about the impact a study abroad program in Greece had on her.
Study Abroad Program In Greece Is An Eye-Opener For Local Journalism StudentJordan Brown interviews Oakland University Journalism student Christina Salem about her experiences in refugee camps as part of a study abroad program.

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