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.
Pastor Mo Continues To 'Protect' Detroit Through Keeping Protests PeacefulPastor Mo joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his goals for the protests and the city of Detroit, as well as his encounters with future leader Stefan Perez, who emerged as a leading voice among protestors during Detroit's 4th day of protests.
Genesee County Sheriff Puts Away Riot Gear, Walks With ProtestorsGenesee County Sheriff Swanson joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about why he decided to walk with the protestors and his outlook on policing in our country.
Greenfield Animal Hospital Opens Up To Non-Essential ServicesDr. Michael Hood, Veterinarian at Greenfield Animal Hospital, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the safety measures they've taken since the state shutdown and now what the hospital is doing with the state moving into phase 4.
Detroit Dog Rescue Covers All Fostering Fees During PandemicKristina Rinaldi, Executive Director of Detroit Dog Rescue, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to explain what DDR has been doing since the pandemic and the steps they are taking to improve the safety of their staff during the reopening.
Revival RN Opens Up Medical Services In Phase Four, Non-Essential Services Opening SoonErin Jedrusik, Founder of Revival RN, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss what business has been like during the pandemic and what they hope improves now that Michigan is in phase 4 of reopening.
Alex Emilio Salon Remains Closed As Michigan Moves Into Phase Four Of ReopeningEmilio Giglio, owner of Alex Emilio Salon joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about what they have done to remain open through curbside services and their thoughts on the Governor's response to the calls for salons to reopen.
Community Connect's Foster Care, Veterans Guest ResourcesFind all of the resources our guests provided on this week's Community Connect, here.
Warrior Path Home Helps Veterans Through A Unique Life Coaching Technique Using HorsesJill Haas, Founding President of Warrior Path Home, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about the founding of the organization and how they've helped veterans in the first several months after being founded.
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Supports Veterans With Care Packages During COVID-19 PandemicZeneta Brown, Director of the MVAA, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about the veteran care packages that the MVAA has distributed during this crisis, as well as the virtual coffee hours they've set up for veterans to socialize from home.
House of Providence Continues To Serve The Foster Care Youth Of Michigan By Providing A Safe, Secure HomeMaggie Dunn, Founder of House of Providence, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about why she created House of Providence and the mentoring program she's implemented to give foster kids role models.
MDHHS Encourages Public To Participate In "Share Our Message, Make A Difference" Foster Care CampaignJooYeun Chang, Senior Deputy Director of the Child Services Agency for MDHHS, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about what steps are being made to help the child welfare system in Michigan, and the issues in foster care caused by the pandemic.
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