School Counselor Shares How The Mental Health of Children Is More Important Now Than Ever BeforeKaren Muston, a counselor for Lighthouse Connections Academy, a virtual academy that is part of Pearson Virtual Schools, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the mental health of students and how the growing conversation around mental health is helping students find the support they need.
Local Communities Organize Student Walkouts To Rally Against Gun ViolenceThe outpouring of support follows that tragic shooting of 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas.
Coach Blaise Shares How Mental Performance Coaching Is Changing The Lives of AthletesBlaise Fayolle, a Therapist and Mental Skills Coach at Reset Brain + Body, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the focus of improving mental skills and performance in athletes to help them in their career.
BLND Health Takes Unique Approach to Therapist-Client Relationship When Dealing With Mental HealthBrooke Buys, Founder and CEO of BLND Health, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the unique approach her organization takes to mental health care, and provides some methods to discovering the state of your own mental health.
Gilbert Family Foundation Makes $12 Million Investment For Detroit's Eviction CrisisThe United Community Housing Coalition, Michigan Legal Services and Lakeshore Legal Aid will receive $4 million each over three years to represent tenants.
Michigan WWII Navy Veteran Continues to Support Fellow Veterans Decades After ServiceArt Fishman, a WWII Navy veteran who who sailed aboard the USS Robinson in 1945 during its stops in the Philippines, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and China, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his time spent in service prior to being placed in the Naval Reserve and being sent to the Pacific theater during WWII.
Detroit City Leaders Break Ground On New Community Center In Jefferson ChalmersCity and community leaders break ground on a new community center at A.B. Ford Park in Jefferson Chalmers along the east Detroit riverfront.
Comcast Rise Awarding Grants To 100 Minority-Owned Small BusinessesApplications for Comcast Rise are now back open to minority-owned businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park.
100-Year-Old WWII Red Cross Volunteer Honored for Decades of ServiceOur team at CW50 was invited to the home of Doris Adler, 100, a Red Cross volunteer who served during WWII. Adler took a walk down memory lane with an interviewer, as she flipped through scrap books and looked at trinkets from her years as a volunteer during the war.
Motor City Veterans Supporting Each Other Through the Game of HockeyMichael Palmer, President and Director of Operations for Motor City Veterans Hockey Association, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss how the organization was formed, the importance of supporting fellow veterans, and how they get families involved in their mission.
Central Michigan University Accepts Ukrainian Exchange Student Who Is Staying In USA high school student from Ukraine who won't return home because of war will stay in Michigan and start college.
'Stop the Violence': Detroit Police Officers Host Basketball Game To Promote Peace At SchoolsDetroit police officers showed off their basketball skills at Henry Ford High School to promote peace within schools.
Canine Advocacy Program Helps Children Through Testimonies, Court AppearancesCARE House of Oakland County is the first organization of its kind in Michigan, supporting children with trauma through Canine Advocates.
Bookstock Returns After 2-Year AbsenceRoz Blanck, Co-Chair of Bookstock, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of Bookstock returning to metro Detroit after a 2-year hiatus, and how the experience of Bookstock is far greater than just buying books online.
Jewish Community Relations Council Connecting Metro Detroit's Diverse Communities Together Through ProgramsRabbi Asher Lopatin, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the Council's role in the Jewish community of Metro Detroit, and the programs it has established.