WHOH Detroit Connecting Youth With Law Enforcement Through SportsElijah Richardson, Executive Director of WHOH Detroit, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the programs they offer and how connecting youth with law enforcement through sports can make an impact on their lives.
We Found Hip Hop, Giving Women In Hip Hop A Space To ThrivePiper Carter, Founder of We Found Hip Hop, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the importance of women in hip hop, as well as how We Found Hip Hop continues to grow.
We Are Culture Creators Providing Young Detroit Artists With Necessary Resources To Succeed In Music, LifeReyes, Co-Founder of We Are Culture Creators, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the collective and how it is helping young Detroit artists actualize their dreams in the world of music.
Jefferson-Chalmers Neighborhood Puts on Jazzin' at the Vanity to Revitalize the Historic Vanity BallroomJosh Elling, CEO of Jefferson East Inc., and local poet jessica Care moore, join Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the significance of Jazzin’ at the Vanity.
Artist Jonathan Harris Gives Early Look at Upcoming Series, Shares Thoughts on JuneteenthJonathan Harris joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss how his art has impacted others in the community to make a difference, and what his latest "I Pledge Allegiance" series means to him and others.
Opal Lee Walks From Texas To D.C. In Support of Juneteenth, Her Journey Leads to the Creation of a National HolidayMs. Opal Lee, the "Grandmother of Juneteenth," joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss her journey to make Juneteenth a National Holiday, and what she continues to fight for now that the holiday has been nationally recognized.
Caribbean Community Service Center Helping Caribbean Nationals Receive the Necessary Resources to Build a Life in the U.S.Sophia Chue, Executive Director of the Caribbean Community Service Center, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the service center's mission to provide Caribbean Nationals with resources to integrate into the U.S. and provide a community for them where they feel welcome.
Celebrate The Caribbean Community at this year's Carribbean Festival and ParadeRichard Parris, President of The Caribbean Cultural and Carnival Organization, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the importance of the parade/festival that's put on each year by the organization.
Mama Rose Opens Up Her Kitchen at The Jamaican Pot to the CW50 CrewMama Rose took Community Connect Host Lisa Germani through the kitchen to show her the large variety of food they provide at The Jamaican Pot and shared her story of being an at-home cook to leading a popular restaurant in Metro Detroit.
Motor City Pride Festival Returns to Hart Plaza, Emceed by Detroit Drag Royalty SabinTyler Cooper, a.k.a. Sabin, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about what people can expect at this year's Motor City Pride Festival and Parade, and the importance of the event to the LGBTQ+ community in Detroit.
Activist Rahi Shah on The Importance of Allyship in the LGBTQ+ CommunityActivist Rahi Shah joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the importance of allyship in the LGBTQ+ community, and how her own experience as a member of a different marginalized community helped her become a strong ally to the LGBTQ+ community.
LGBT Detroit Continues to Amplify the Voices, Culture of Detroit's LGBT+ CommunityCurtis Lipscomb, Executive Director of LGBT Detroit; and Dint Brown, LGBT Detroit's Leadership Academy Program Coordinator, join Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the spaces LGBT Detroit provides so members of the community can thrive, feel like themselves, and have their voices heard.
School Counselor Shares How The Mental Health of Children Is More Important Now Than Ever BeforeKaren Muston, a counselor for Lighthouse Connections Academy, a virtual academy that is part of Pearson Virtual Schools, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the mental health of students and how the growing conversation around mental health is helping students find the support they need.
Coach Blaise Shares How Mental Performance Coaching Is Changing The Lives of AthletesBlaise Fayolle, a Therapist and Mental Skills Coach at Reset Brain + Body, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the focus of improving mental skills and performance in athletes to help them in their career.
BLND Health Takes Unique Approach to Therapist-Client Relationship When Dealing With Mental HealthBrooke Buys, Founder and CEO of BLND Health, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the unique approach her organization takes to mental health care, and provides some methods to discovering the state of your own mental health.