This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns about the different organizations helping those who have been impacted by crime and violence.

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Kennetria Sutton (credit: Juwan Outlaw/CW50)

First, Esther’s Sister Circle helps woman and children who need to transform their lives.  Founder Kenneatria Sutton shares the details.

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Dr. Tolulope Sonuyi & Ray Winans (credit: Juwan Outlaw/CW50)

Then, the new violence intervention program DLIVE is explained by Dr. Tolulope Sonuyi, the Director for DLIVE on behalf of City Connect Detroit, and Ray Winans, violence intervention specialist with DLIVE.

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Shakenya Wardlaw & Malik Bellefant (credit: Juwan Outlaw/CW50)

Next, Program Director Shakenya Wardlaw, and Malik Bellefant, the Executive Director of Man Power Mentoring, explain how their mentoring program helps those who have had brushes with the law.

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Laura Blankenship (credit: Juwan Outlaw/CW50)

Finally, Laura Blankenship, the Director of Community Relations for the Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, shares the latest information on computer scams.


  1. Meghan says:

    Great interview with Laura Blankenship! Thanks for the tips!

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