Community Connect: Bullying PreventionOn this week's Community Connect – We hear the personal story of student bullied in school for her religion, and two experts share how our society can prevent the behaviors that lead to bullying.
Community Connect: Breast Cancer AwarenessOn this week’s Community Connect – Breast Cancer Awareness. Each October, we see a very powerful display of solidarity among the people of our community, in the battle against the disease.
Community Connect: Volunteering & ALS AwarenessOn this week's Community Connect - Volunteers are the backbone of non-profits and community organizations like Life Remodeled, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Forgotten Harvest. We get a look at what the volunteers do for these organizations, their importance to organizations, and how you can get involved. Then, we highlight this weekend's Walk N’ Roll for ALS at Kensington Park with our friends from ALS of Michigan.
Community Connect: Hispanic Heritage MonthOn this week’s Community Connect, we recognize Hispanic Heritage Month. We explore personal stories from several generations of activists and immigrants whose families have cultivated colorful legacies, by establishing communities here in Southwest Detroit.
Community Connect: Skilled TradesOn this week's Community Connect - Skilled Trades jobs provide essential services for which there will always be a need and offer interesting careers with stable incomes that can support a family. We put a focus on educators, apprentices, and journeyman in the fields of skilled trades who have benefited greatly by pursuing a career in this sector.
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.
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!
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