Community Connect

One-On-One With Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard BernsteinMichigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss his life and living with blindness, and how his positive attitude and passion for law gets him through every day.
Seedlings Braille Books For Children Fills A Need In The Community That Only A Nonprofit FulfillDebra Bonde, Founder of Seedlings Braille Books for Children, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the process of creating braille books, how they get their funding, and what it means to her personally to provide this support to the community.
Leader Dogs For The Blind Shares How Dogs Can Be the Ultimate Pair of Eyes for the Blind, Visually ImpairedLeslie Hoskins, Outreach Services and Community Engagement Manager for Leader Dogs for the Blind, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the programs they offer, and just how these dogs impact the lives of people living with blindness. 
Focusing on Inclusivity, Compassion, Kindness Inside Schools with M.I.S.D.'s Nancy BuyleNancy Buyle, School Safety and Student Assistance Consultant at Macomb Intermediate Schools District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her role inside the school, and how what she teaches is used to help build a better environment and culture within schools.
UM Freshman Bravely Shares Her Story of Being Bullied in Middle School, High SchoolEstee Moss is in her first year at U of M, and was kind enough and brave enough to share her story with us on this weekend's Community Connect. She also gave some advice to students dealing with bullying, and talked about how schools deal with these situation. 
Web Extra: Defeat The Label's Community Conversation on BullyingEach year, the nonprofit organization, Defeat the Label, holds an event where the community comes together to discuss bullying and how it can be prevented in our schools and communities. Watch this week's Web Extra to learn more!