Art Road Nonprofit Brings Art Class Back Into Detroit Area SchoolsCarol Hofgartner joins Lisa Germani on COMMUNITY CONNECT to talk about how Art Road has brought art class back into five schools, while serving 14,000 students over 15 years.
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Surviving Member Of The Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, Shares His Stories On Community ConnectLt. Col. Alexander Jefferson joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his time as a Tuskegee Airmen, as well as his time as a POW during WWII.
WWII Glider Restored For All To SeeA group of Yankee Air Museum volunteers, some who also happen to be veterans, came together to restore a glider once used to train pilots in WWII.
U.S. Navy Blue Angels Fly Over Detroit For Health Care Workers, Continue To Inspire Hope Across The CountryStaff Sergeant Aaron Fryer, part of the Blue Angels Fat Albert Maintenance Crew, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the process of joining the Blue Angels and what it's like to be apart of the exclusive group.
'SEAL Team' Star Toni Trucks Uses Role On Show To Advocate For Veterans As ViacomCBS Vet Net AmbassadorToni Trucks, Actress and ViacomCBS Vet Net Ambassador, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about "SEAL Team Six," her role on the show, and how she's used her role to support veterans across the nation.
Pingree Detroit Offers Unique Skills To Veterans Through Reclaimed Leather Product ManufacturingJarret Schlaff, Co-Founder and CEO of Pingree, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about why he started the company and what was the process behind using reclaimed materials.
Detroit Rapper, Curtis Roach, Finds Success On TikTok With 'Bored In The House' RapCurtis Roach joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss how his career has changed since writing 'Bored in the House' and what's next for his rap career.
Tray Little Uses TikTok, Music Fame To Bring Awareness To Racial Injustice During Detroit ProtestsTray Little joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his music career and how using his presence on social media has helped the Detroit community fight against racial injustice.
Beth Griffith-Manley Shares Story Of Her Career, Performs New Single 'You've Already Won'Beth Griffith-Manley joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her career as a singer/song-writer, and performs her new single 'You've Already Won' on the show.
OU Graduate Adapts From Remote Learning To Remote Teaching As COVID-19 Restrictions On Schools ContinueAlyssa DeBruyne, Graduate of OU's School of Education and Human Services, joins Lisa Germani on Saturday's Community Connect to talk about the transition to remote learning during her final months at OU and her experience looking for a job as a college graduate in a world focused on a pandemic.
OU Advising Director Guides Students Toward Graduation, Future Careers During PandemicRoberta Rea, Director of Advising at OU joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about the challenges she faced in advising students while in quarantine, and OU will look like when it reopens.
Class of 2020 High School Senior Reflects On Shortened Senior Year, Plans For CollegeChrista Abar, Class of 2020 Graduate from Grosse Pointe South High School, joins Lisa Germani on Saturday's Community Connect to talk about her senior year, how she adapted to finishing the year at home, and how she felt about missing out on the typical senior year events.
Lamphere High School Student Advisor Helps Guide 2020 Seniors Through Schools During PandemicMarni Lieberman, Lamphere High School's Senior Class Advisor and Teacher joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about how the senior class coped with missing Prom and other senior activities, as well as how she maintained the relationship she has with her students even though they were all at home.
Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony Continues Decades Long Civil Rights Activism Through Detroit ProtestsRev. Dr. Wendell Anthony joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the Civil Rights Movement, today's Black Lives Matter Movement, and Detroit's emerging community leaders who are standing out at the protests.