Community Connect: Youth Athletics & Special OlympicsOn this week’s Community Connect – Each and every sport can have a fundamental impact and change the lives of children around the world. We meet four incredible individuals whose organizations and stories are impacting the lives of young athletes across Michigan.
Community Connect: Keeping Detroit CleanOn this week’s Community Connect – from the green sector to the blight areas of the city and even adding in a STEM twist – learn how Detroiter’s are making their mark and planting their seeds for a cleaner and greener Detroit.
Community Connect: Food TrucksOn this week's Community Connect – Enter the world of food trucks and explore what these traveling vendors are cooking up for Metro Detroiters this summer.
Community Connect: Celebrating AmericaWe're celebrating America! The land of the free. We learn about the American Dream and hear from the people that are helping to honor and celebrate all the freedoms of this cultural melting pot that we call the U-S-A.
Community Connect: Michigan's OutdoorsOn this week's Community Connect – Explore the Michigan's great outdoors from city parks to the upper peninsula.
Community Connect: JuneteenthOn this week’s Community Connect – June 19th 1866. A landmark day that happened over 150 years ago. But what do you really know about Juneteenth and what are others doing to celebrate and spread awareness?
Community Connect: African American Music MonthOn this week's Community Connect, We celebrate African American Music with artists and curators across several genres.
Community Connect: Pride and InclusionOn this week's Community Connect – We talk with LGBTQ+ Allys and leaders helping to continue the fight to spread awareness and equality.
Community Connect: Memorial DayOn this week's Community Connect - They fought for our freedom – We honor the fallen men, women and war dogs that defend our nation. Watch Saturday 7am on CW50
College Cheerleader Looks Back On Her Days At Detroit PALJaide Holland, Detroit PAL Aluma, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss her time at Detroit PAL and how those years transformed her life.
The State Summer Special Olympic Games Return To In-Person Events, Creating an Atmosphere of Fun and Joy in the CommunityTim Hileman, President and CEO of Special Olympics Michigan, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the return of the State Summer Games and how the organization is continuing its mission of inclusivity for all.
Detroit-Native Starts Baseball Program For City's Impoverished Youth, Hopes To Increase African American Participation In The SportDelrisha Hayes, Founder of At Bat, Inc., joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the programs founding and what her goals are when teaching these kids about the game of baseball.
Former U of M Football Player's Foundation Donates New Uniforms To Youth Athletic Programs Across The MidwestAdam Shibley, Founder of The Uniform Funding Foundation, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how the foundation got started and what kind of impact the donations have had on the youth athletic programs.
Arts & Scraps Using Recycled Materials To Teach STEM, Creativity In MichiganAng Adamiak, Executive Director of Arts & Scraps, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how they use recycled materials to form educational programs for kids of all ages, and how everyone can get involved with donating recyclable materials.
Detroit Blight Busters - Fighting Blight In Detroit For Over 30 YearsJohn J .George, Founder of Detroit Blight Busters, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect discuss his 30 years of work demolishing and renovating blighted properties in Detroit's neighborhoods.
Street Beat: Elder CareOn this week’s “Street Beat,” host Amyre Makupson helps to lessen the stress of aging as we learn how to embrace the Golden Years.
Street Beat: Giving ThanksAs we prepare for the Thanksgiving season, “Street Beat” host Lisa Germani helps to highlight community leaders going above and beyond to give back and gets a sneak peek at The Parade Company.
Street Beat: Veterans DayOn this week’s “Street Beat,” Amyre Makupson helps to honor the Men, Women and Service Dogs that have served our nation in times of war and peace