Southfield (CW50) – Over 14,000 youth in Detroit have had their lives transformed because of the work performed by Detroit PAL. This group works to keep kids active and safe during this technology-driven time period. They provide athletic opportunities for children and create positive interactions with law enforcement and many of Detroit’s key athletes.

Robert Jamerson, CEO of Detroit PAL, and Officer Michael Richardson, PAL Team Program Officer, with Community Connect Host Lisa Germani (Credit: Amanda Piehler/CW50)

Robert Jamerson, the CEO of Detroit PAL as well as Officer Michael Richardson, a PAL Team Program Officer, and Detroit Police Officer joined Host Lisa Germani on COMMUNITY CONNECT to talk about how physical exercise not only helps kids physically but in a multitude of areas in their lives.

Robert Jamerson, CEO of Detroit PAL, and Officer Michael Richardson, PAL Team Program Officer, with Community Connect Host Lisa Germani (Credit: Amanda Piehler/CW50)

To learn more, go to detroitpal.org

Watch COMMUNITY CONNECT, Saturdays at 8:30am on CW50.