Community Connect

Paramita Sound Combines Record Shop, Wine Bar In Long-Awaited ReopeningAndrey Douthard, Owner of Paramita Sound, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about how the idea came about to open a record shop like this, how music brings communities together, and the importance of small businesses to the city of Detroit.
Jennifer Lyle Takes Lush Yummies Pie Company Into National Recognition With Attention From Orpah WinfreyJennifer Lyle, Owner of Lush Yummies Pie Company, was featured in a special on-location piece to discuss the story behind the company, and why she decided to come back to Detroit to open the company.
Jevona Watson Opens Up Dream Coffee Shop in Hometown DetroitJevona Watson, Owner of Detroit Sip, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the idea behind the coffee shop and why it's important for small businesses to keep growing within the community.
Detroit Economic Growth Corporation Helps Small Businesses Turn Concepts Into RealityPierre Batton, Executive VP of Small Business Services at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the importance of small business and how the DEGC helps Detroit keep that industry growing.
Building A Foundation For A Culinary, Health-Focused Future For Our Youth At Detroit Food AcademyTiffany Brown, Program Director of Detroit Food Academy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about each program hey offer and how the skills learned by each student helps them in everyday life and into their future. 
Pathways Academy Building Supportive, Caring Educational Environment For Young ParentsAlfred Greene, Director of Pupil Accounting and Recruiting for Pathways Academy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the programs they offer for young parents and how he personally got involved in the school to help these kids.