This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks to several organizations who are helping youth through mentoring and parenting.

Sam Abrams of the Detroit Tigers and Nicky Bates, Don Bosco Hall Batting for Kids Baseball Challenge Planner – with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (credit: Bethany Jezierski/CW50)

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.

Tyra Tomlin and Tremetre Aaron-Cheathem with Jack and Jill of America, Inc. – with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

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.

Allan Washington, the Director of Detroit Kappa Leadership League, and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

Next, Allan Washington, Director of Detroit Kappa Leadership League, explains how his organization is helping young men become leaders in the community.

Cris Robson and Elizabeth Lozen with Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works – and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (credit: Bethany Jezierski/CW50)

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.

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