Friendship Circle Michigan Using Athletic Programs to Help People with Special NeedsBassie Shemtov, Director and Co-Founder of Friendship Circle, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss how the nonprofit has grown in the last year and its various athletic programs offered to people with special needs.
Two Michigan Athletes Unite as Detroit Hosts The Unified Cup for the First Time In Its HistoryUnified Athlete Max Hinga and Unified Partner Greg Thomas join Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the upcoming Unified Cup, how they've been preparing, and the impact sports have had on their lives.
Special Olympics Michigan Represented At U.S. Summer Games, Unified Cup To Be Hosted By DetroitLourin Sprenger from Special Olympics Michigan joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to recap the Summer Games, discuss the Unified Cup, and preview the State Fall Games.
From Detroit PAL Kid to Mentoring Detroit PAL Kids as a Police OfficerOfficer Bryant George, Youth Development Officer at Detroit PAL, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his journey from PAL Kid to Detroit Police Officer, and how the programs at Detroit PAL have an impact on kids' lives.
Helping Youth Find Their Greatness With Detroit PALFred Hunter, Acting CEO of Detroit PAL, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the various programs at Detroit PAL and how they help the area's youth find their greatness.
Focusing on Freedom of Artists with Detroit ACERochelle Riley, Director of Detroit ACE, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the projects that Detroit ACE is working on to preserve and highlight the art around the city.
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.