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Street Beat: Money MattersThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone finds out about money matters. First, Joshua Wease, the Director of the Michigan State University College of Law Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; and Christina Thompson, the Supervising Attorney at the clinic; talk about the proposed tax code changes and the impact they may have. They are also the authors of “Master the IRS Maze.” Then, Marshall J. Hunt, the Director of Tax Policy and Advocacy for the Accounting Aid Society explains how to get a head start on your taxes. Next, Margaret Trimer-Hartley, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan, explains their programs that teach financial literacy to children. Finally, Brett Jordan, executive director of the Bridging Lost Gaps program at Madonna, and Emma Teller of Catholic Vantage Financial; explain how they are working together to help college students become financially literate.
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.
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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.

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Street Beat: Money MattersThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone finds out about money matters. First, Joshua Wease, the Director of the Michigan State University College of Law Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; and Christina Thompson, the Supervising Attorney at the clinic; talk about the proposed tax code changes and the impact they may have. They are also the authors of “Master the IRS Maze.” Then, Marshall J. Hunt, the Director of Tax Policy and Advocacy for the Accounting Aid Society explains how to get a head start on your taxes. Next, Margaret Trimer-Hartley, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan, explains their programs that teach financial literacy to children. Finally, Brett Jordan, executive director of the Bridging Lost Gaps program at Madonna, and Emma Teller of Catholic Vantage Financial; explain how they are working together to help college students become financially literate.
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