NPower Creating Tech Career Pathways For Our Community's Underserved YouthKaleena Louis, Program Director for NPower Michigan, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the details of their tech training program, and why training like this is the best thing for a growing tech industry.
City of Detroit's Skills For Life Program Offers Fast Track To Better FutureZak Meers, a Division Head at the City of Detroit's General Services Department, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the opportunities the Skills for Life program offers, and what the city of Detroit has done to help place members of the community into jobs and careers to benefit their futures.
Michigan High Schools Selling 'Oxford Strong' T-Shirts To Help CommunitySchools around Michigan are coming together to help students and staff impacted by the Oxford High School shooting.
Toyota Donates Winter Boots And Socks To Detroit Families, $15,000 To Salvation ArmyToyota Motor North America donated boots and socks to more than 150 Detroit families during its 11th annual "Walk In My Boot" community outreach program.
CBS Mornings Crew Joins Community Connect - Discuss Careers, State of Journalism, CBS News DetroitThe CBS Mornings crew and CW50 have partnered up to bring an episode of Community Connect, featuring the trio of co-hosts from the morning show. Jackie Paige, host of Community Connect, will interview each co-host about their careers, their thoughts on the state of journalism, and get their takes on CBS 62 in Detroit adding their own news department in Fall of 2022.
Habitat For Humanity Of Michigan Awarded $2 Million Grant For Home Repair NeedsThe grant increases the nonprofit's current repair program by 50% and allows for training and resources to build capacity for Habitat for Humanity affiliates and minority- and women-owned businesses. It also will promote expanded healthy homes intervention in Michigan.
Michigan Humane Rescues Kitten From Drain Pipe In DetroitMichigan Humane last week rescued a kitten found in a pipe in Detroit. The organization said it received a call about the kitten, who has been named Mo.
Pet Care Tips For New Pet Owners with Hounds Town USAPete Mourad, Owner of Hounds Town USA, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to give some advice to new pet owners, hoping to get new animals acclimated to their new home.
KRONK Boxing Gym Adds Youth Development Program, Supporting Community's Youth Both Physically, EducationallySylvia Steward-Williams, Partner at KRONK Boxing Gym, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about KRONK Boxing Gym, what the future looks like for the kids in the program, and how sports can help our community's youth.
Cold Weather Draws Tent Community To Hart Plaza, Detroit Mom Steps In To HelpThey’re all camped out for different reasons, but they all call a tent community beneath Hart Plaza home.
Detroit Recovery Project - Supporting the Recovery of Drug, Alcohol Addicts in the CommunityAndre Johnson, President and CEO of Detroit Recovery Project, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the various resources DRP offers in the fields of prevention and recovery when it comes to drug and alcohol use.
New Year Health Tips with Dr. John BisognanoDr. John Bisognano, Director of of Preventive Cardiology at the University of Michigan Health Frankel Cardiovascular Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to provide some tips to maintaining a healthy life, and how we can start the new year off on the right foot.
Joyce Dixson-Haskett - A Story of Surviving Human TraffickingJoyce Dixson-Haskett joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to share her life-story of being human trafficked, and how her discovery of The S.O.A.P. Project change her life.
The SOAP Project Helping Victims of Human Trafficking Using Bar Soap, Other ResourcesTheresa Flores joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to tell her story of being trafficked at the age of 15 and why she began The S.O.A.P. Project.
The Joy Project, A Proposal To Grow A Community Garden On Detroit's North EndAfter a successful crowdfunding campaign, the pair raised over $20,000 to bring their dream to life.