Street Beat: Qline, MoGo And Transportation Issues
This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani examines the changing transportation scene in the Metro Detroit area. First, Sommer Woods, the VP of External Relations of QLINE Detroit, talks about the one of the newest additions to Detroit’s transit options. Then, the bike rental service MoGo Detroit is a fun, flexible and convenient way to get around the city. It’s Executive Director, Lisa Nuszkowski, and Adriel Thornton, the Marketing & Community Outreach Manager, explain how the program works. Next, Carmine Palombo, Deputy Executive Director of SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments), talks about the transportation issues facing the area from aging infrastructure and sink holes to bike paths, boats, and more.
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Street Beat: Highlighting Women LeadersThis week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks to female leaders who are helping other women achieve and succeed. First, Katie Katz, the Development Director at City Year Detroit, and Cornetta Lane, founder of Stories & ( ___), talk about the upcoming Women’s Leadership Breakfast. Then, Monica Lewis-Patrick, the President and CEO of We the People of Detroit, talks about the I Dream Detroit project that focuses on what female leaders see for the future of Detroit. Then, Impact 100 Oakland County gives over $100,000 to non-profits to help them grow. Impact’s President Mary Pat Rosen explains how this all-women organization is helping others. Finally, Marlin Williams, the Founder of Sisters Code, discusses how her non-profit helps women learn the basics of computer languages in order to successfully find work.
Street Beat: Issues Facing Young And OldThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at issues facing the young and old. First, Holly Gorecki, Director of Volunteer & Community Engagement from The Children's Center, stops by to talk about the Children’s Center programs and their upcoming Holiday Shop. Then Annette Sobocinski, Executive Director of the Child Care Network, discusses the impact of child care on children and families. Next, Jennifer Michalak, the Executive Director of Milan Seniors for Healthy Living; and Jenni Galazka, the Program Coordinator; explain how their organization helps seniors live a full and happy life. Finally, Jenny Jarvis, the Area Agency on Aging 1-B 1-B Chief Strategy Officer, explains how they help seniors with Medicare questions, caregiver information, and more.
Street Beat: Diversity Day - The Native American StoryBecause of the importance of diversity issues, CW50 Detroit has partnered with the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion to grow awareness and improve relationships within our diverse communities. On this week’s edition of Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson looks at issues facing Native Americans in Michigan with Dr Kay McGowan, a Mississippi Choctaw/Cherokee Native, and also an Anthropologist, Professor of Native American Studies Eastern Michigan University, and her twin sister Fay Givens, the Director of American Indian Services in Lincoln Park.
Bridging Communities InterviewJuwan Outlaw interviews Phyllis Edwards, the Executive Director of Bridging Communities.
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.

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Street Beat: Highlighting Women LeadersThis week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks to female leaders who are helping other women achieve and succeed. First, Katie Katz, the Development Director at City Year Detroit, and Cornetta Lane, founder of Stories & ( ___), talk about the upcoming Women’s Leadership Breakfast. Then, Monica Lewis-Patrick, the President and CEO of We the People of Detroit, talks about the I Dream Detroit project that focuses on what female leaders see for the future of Detroit. Then, Impact 100 Oakland County gives over $100,000 to non-profits to help them grow. Impact’s President Mary Pat Rosen explains how this all-women organization is helping others. Finally, Marlin Williams, the Founder of Sisters Code, discusses how her non-profit helps women learn the basics of computer languages in order to successfully find work.

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