An IBEW Local 58 Electrician's Journey From Prison To Journeyman, Business OwnerJourneyman Electrician, Kanaan Pinkard, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his training through IBEW Local 58, and how he's found success by becoming an electrician.
Operating Engineers 324 Apprentice Shares Her Experience In Male-Dominated Industry Of Civil EngineeringCourtney Mefford, Operating Engineers 324 Apprentice, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her path into civil engineering, and what the experience is like as a female in a trade historically dominated by men.
Lansing Community College's Hans-On Learning Appealing To Next Generation Of Technical Trade StudentsSidney Mosley, Professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology Systems at Lansing Community College, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the programs that LCC offers to students looking to get into the trades, and how there's been an increase in female students joining the trades.
Breaking Down The Desirability Of The Skilled Trades Industry With Macomb MechanicalScott Johnson, President of Macomb Mechanical, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the industry, what Macomb Mechanical provides, and how the younger generations are getting involved.
Gail and John Urso Establish "Kevin's Song" After The Tragic Loss Of Their Son To SuicideGail Urso, Co-Founder of Kevin's Song, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the loss of her song, what she did in the wake of the tragedy, and how she used what she learned to help the community through Kevin's Song.
Kacee Must Founds Citizen Yoga To Help The Community Access The Mental Side Of The Popular PracticeKacee Must, Founder of Citizen Yoga, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how yoga can be used to help people understand their own minds, and help use the practice to improve mental health and prevent suicide.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Shows People Who Are Affected By Suicide That They Are Not AloneAnne Perry, Michigan Area Director of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about AFSP and the warning signs of suicide.
Oakland Community Health Network Looks To Educate The Community, Reduce Suicide RateDana Lasenby, CEO of OCHN, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about suicide and mental health, and what services people can access to seek help and treatment.
Detroit Cookie Company's Continued Expansion Means More Jobs For Michigan's CommunityLauren Roumayah, Founder of Detroit Cookie Company, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about he company's growth and what the future holds.
Joe Vicari Restaurant Group Brings Thousands of Jobs to Metro Detroit as Business GrowsChef Jim Oppat, Corporate Executive Chef of Joe Vicari Restaurant Group, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk discuss JVRG's dedication to its employees and how the group has helped create thousands of jobs in Michigan.
Shinola Detroit Expands Business Into Lifestyle Brand, Creating Jobs For Hundreds of DetroitersShannon Washburn, President & CEO of Shinola, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about Shinola's expansion and its dedication to the community of Detroit.
Canterbury Village, Woodside Bible Church, Opens Village Food Pantry For Those In NeedSeeing a great need in the community, the owners of Canterbury Village teamed up with Woodside Bible Church to open the Village Food Pantry for those in need. The pantry will be open every Monday and Wednesday.
United Way For Southeastern Michigan Creates A Centralized Resource To Help Detroit, Wayne County Parents Find Child CareJeffrey Miles, Senior Director of the Center for Early Childhood Excellence at United Way for Southeastern Michigan, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to breakdown how Connect4Care Kids works and what the state of child care is in the state of Michigan.
Special Education Teacher On The Challenges Of Remote Learning Throughout A PandemicPam Harvell, Lead Special Education Teacher at Oxford Virtual Academy, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the challenges faced from teaching her students in a fully remote environment.
Detroit Public Schools Community District Puts Safety Measures, Protocols In Place as Michigan Gets Back To SchoolDr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the upcoming school year and what DPSCD has done to make sure everyone who attends school will be safe this fall.