Arts & Scraps Using Recycled Materials To Teach STEM, Creativity In MichiganAng Adamiak, Executive Director of Arts & Scraps, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how they use recycled materials to form educational programs for kids of all ages, and how everyone can get involved with donating recyclable materials.
Detroit Blight Busters - Fighting Blight In Detroit For Over 30 YearsJohn J .George, Founder of Detroit Blight Busters, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect discuss his 30 years of work demolishing and renovating blighted properties in Detroit's neighborhoods.
The Greening of Detroit Finds New Life For The City and Its ResidentsLionel Bradford, President & CEO of The Greening of Detroit, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the service the non-profit has provided to Detroit over the last 30 years and how it will continue to improve Detroit's green spaces.
Planted Detroit Takes Farming To New Levels In DetroitMeg Burritt, Leader of Business Development at Planted Detroit, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the farming innovations that Planted Detroit has brought to the city of Detroit, and how this way of farming make for a more sustainable future.
Detroit Phoenix Center Supports The City's Homeless Youth, Provides An Inclusive Space For Those In NeedCourtney Smith, Founder of Detroit Phoenix Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss why she started the center and how its programs help the city's high risk and homeless youth.
Brilliant Detroit - Helping Families Create Success, Move Out Of PovertyCindy Eggleton, Co-Founder of Brilliant Detroit, joins Community Connect to discuss the organization's mission to improve Detroit's poverty rate and increase the readiness of the city's children.
Breaking The Cycle Of Community Violence With D.L.I.V.ECalvin Evans, co-founder of D.L.I.V.E., joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the process victims go through in their program in order to prevent further violence in the city.
Is Detroit's Revival A Good Thing For Everyone?Author Alan Mallach, The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about how education and lack of a systemic workforce are the two areas keeping Detroit's poverty rate so high.
Batter Up Waffle Company Embraces The World Of Food Trucks After Pandemic ShutdownKevin Browe, Owner of Batter Up Waffle Company, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the concept behind the food truck and what the future looks like for Batter Up.
Hero or Villain Food truck Connects With Community Through More Than Just FoodRichard Zemola, Owner of Hero or Villain, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the ever-evolving world of food trucks, and how the superhero concept helps his truck stand out from the rest.
Supporting A Rotating Cast Of Local Food Trucks At Detroit Fleat Food Truck ParkKatie Picard, Owner of Detroit Fleat, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the idea behind Detroit Fleat and how it has helped local food trucks for the last four years.
Serving Up Good Vibes with Captain's Wööd Fired PiesNick Mannisto, Owner of Captain's Wood Fired Pies, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about his experience opening up a food truck during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as his charitable work through the truck.
One Woman's Quest for Sustainability In Detroit - Eye On DetroitPashon Murray, the founder of Detroit Dirt, believes sustainability is the solution for Detroit, at least one of them.
Has Heart Connects Veterans To The Art Scene In DetroitMichael Hyacinthe, Co-Founder of Has Heart, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the organizations mission and what the future looks like as more collaborations take place.
Detroit's Michigan-Made Potato Chip - Better MadePhil Gusmano, VP of Purchasing for Better Made and a third generational legacy of the company, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history of Better Made and what the iconic Detroit brand is doing to keep moving forward.