This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks to several organizations who are helping youth through mentoring and parenting.
First, Sam Abrams, Manager of Player Relations at the Detroit Tigers; and Nicky Bates, Don Bosco Hall Batting for Kids Baseball Challenge Planner; talk about the DBH programs helping children and their annual Batting for Kids fundraiser.READ MORE: Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexicantown Through Artist Eyes
Then Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a parenting group that strengthens the youth and community. Tyra Tomlin, Motor City Chapter President of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and Tremetre Aaron-Cheathem, their Mid-Western Regional Teen Leadership 2018 Conference Chair; explain what they do to help youth grow into strong adults.READ MORE: United Airlines Facing Record $1.9 Million Fine For Extended Delays
Next, Allan Washington, Director of Detroit Kappa Leadership League, explains how his organization is helping young men become leaders in the community.MORE NEWS: Ford Recalls Mustang Mach-E For Windshield, Sunroof Issues
Finally, Cris Robson, Youth Specialist of Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works! And Elizabeth Lozen, Lead Career Development Facilitator of Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works share how their program is helping youth discover career pathways.