Community Connect

An IBEW Local 58 Electrician's Journey From Prison To Journeyman, Business OwnerJourneyman Electrician, Kanaan Pinkard, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his training through IBEW Local 58, and how he's found success by becoming an electrician.
Operating Engineers 324 Apprentice Shares Her Experience In Male-Dominated Industry Of Civil EngineeringCourtney Mefford, Operating Engineers 324 Apprentice, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her path into civil engineering, and what the experience is like as a female in a trade historically dominated by men. 
Lansing Community College's Hans-On Learning Appealing To Next Generation Of Technical Trade StudentsSidney Mosley, Professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology Systems at Lansing Community College, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the programs that LCC offers to students looking to get into the trades, and how there's been an increase in female students joining the trades.
Breaking Down The Desirability Of The Skilled Trades Industry With Macomb MechanicalScott Johnson, President of Macomb Mechanical, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the industry, what Macomb Mechanical provides, and how the younger generations are getting involved.
Gail and John Urso Establish "Kevin's Song" After The Tragic Loss Of Their Son To SuicideGail Urso, Co-Founder of Kevin's Song, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the loss of her song, what she did in the wake of the tragedy, and how she used what she learned to help the community through Kevin's Song.
Kacee Must Founds Citizen Yoga To Help The Community Access The Mental Side Of The Popular PracticeKacee Must, Founder of Citizen Yoga, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how yoga can be used to help people understand their own minds, and help use the practice to improve mental health and prevent suicide.