Community Connect: Suicide PreventionOn this week’s Community Connect, we recognize Suicide Prevention Month, as rates of suicide continue to rise across the demographic spectrum. We hear from advocates for mental wellness, whose missions are to prevent suicide and empower our community with tools for creating and maintaining a healthy state of mind.
Community Connect: Detroit Businesses & Local JobsOn this week’s Community Connect, we shine a spotlight on Detroit businesses that are creating thousands of local jobs. Watch Saturday at 7am on CW50.
Community Connect: Back-To-SchoolThe last year has been challenging for everyone involved in the field of education - Superintendents, students, parents, teachers, faculty alike. So, what will they face this school year and how are they preparing? We’ll find out on today’s Community Connect.
Community Connect: Teacher AppreciationOn this week's Community Connect we surprise the teachers going above and beyond the classroom.
Community Connect: Motown Legend and Black BusinessOn this week’s Community Connect – Motown Legend Martha Reeves of Martha and the Vandellas celebrates her new Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with us. Then, we highlight Black Business Month with two local Detroit Black-owned businesses.
Community Connect: Second ChancesOn this week’s Community Connect – in just the blink of an eye a person's world can turn upside down – so how are people lending a hand to turn it right side up and helping them with a second chance at life?
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.
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.
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