The National Business League Supporting, Growing Black Businesses in DetroitChad Rhodes, Chairman of the Detroit Black Chamber of Commerce, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the relaunch of the chamber and how Black businesses are growing in Detroit.
Detroit Vs. Everybody - Seeking to Unite the CityTommey Walker, Owner of "Vs. Everybody," joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the origins of the brand and how it has caught fire across the world.
Former Michigan Judge Turned Business Owner Creates Amarra ProductsTiffany Cartwright, Owner of Amarra Products, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect, to discuss her life journey from State Judge to a prominent business owner.
Abigail Ministries Welcoming Homeless Pregnant Women Into Their Homes To Build Safe, Secure FuturesCarolyn Faulkner, Executive Director of Abigayle Ministries, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the programs offered at Abigayle Ministries and why it's important to support the pregnant women that come to their doors.
Children's Service Agency's Demetrius Starling Shares State of Foster Care in MichiganStarling joined Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss and focus on the foster care aspect of his job, and MDHHS's role in the safety of Michigan foster care children.
House of Providence Expanding Programs To Help Foster Care Children Find Forever HomesOn this week's Community Connect – Organizations supporting children in foster care and young pregnant women in building better futures – Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
Helping To Reduce Food Waste In Detroit with Make Food Not WasteDanielle Todd, Executive Director of Make Food Not Waste, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the importance of upcycling food waste, its impact on the environment, and how these meals have made a difference in the community.
Baobab Fare - More Than Just A RestaurantHamissi Mamba, Co-Owner of Baobab Fare, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss how Baobab Fare is more than just a restaurant and market, and the various East African meals that make up their menu.
American Coney Island Thrives in the Restaurant's Rich HistoryGrace Keros, Owner of American Coney Island, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the history of American Coney Island, what's special about the Coney Dog, how the business survived the pandemic, and how people can experience their famous chili dog at home.
Using Music to Transform the Lives of Detroit's Youth with Crescendo DetroitDamien Crutcher, Founder and Executive Director of Crescendo Detroit, sits down with Lisa Germani to discuss how music can change the lives of our youth.
Living Arts Detroit - Igniting the Creativity within Detroit's Youth through Art, MusicLaura Scales, Executive Director of Living Arts, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of arts education in schools, and how organizations like Living Arts are making sure art is not lost in the development of children.
Detroit Youth Choir Enriching the Lives of the City's Youth Through MusicAnthony White, Director of Detroit Youth Choir, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of after school arts programs like DYC, and his 20+ year journey as the director of the choir.
YouthWorks-Detroit's Summer Camp, The Bezalel Project, Helps Kids Use Art As A Tool For Self-ExpressionChrista Cuffie, The Bezalel Project Coordinator, and Kyle Cascarelli, Executive Director of YouthWorks-Detroit, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about The Bazalel Project and what kids take away from the program each year.
Rapper Tray Little Invests In The Youth of Detroit's NeighborhoodsRapper Tray Little joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his music, mentoring the city's youth, and what's next for him.
Detroit Riverfront Popularity Continues Its Rise As Development Moves ForwardMark Wallace, President & CEO of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the revitalization of the Detroit Riverfront and what people can expect when they head down there.