Two Cancer Survivors Team Up to Make One of Their Stories into a Feature FilmThree-time cancer survivor Rob Atteberry and cancer survivor Paris Jones, CEO of Paris Films, join Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about their own stories battling cancer, and the development of Rob's story into a screenplay.
Whitmer Signs $4.4 Billion Federal Bill For MI Schools COVID Pandemic RecoveryThe bipartisan supplemental bill distributes over $4 billion from the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, or ESSER, to power schools’ efforts to get our kids back on track. A total of $841 million comes from ESSER II funding from December 2020, while $3.3 billion comes from ESSER III funding from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan
Detroit Development Fund Continues To Provide Much Needed Funding To Detroit's Small Business CommunityRay Waters, President of Detroit Development Fund, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss how his organization uses its funds to help small business that can't receive funding through bank loans, as well as assist these businesses through services such as consulting, marketing, and capital-raising.
Whitmer Calls For More School Funding In BudgetA new budget was released by Governor Gretchen Whitmer Thursday calling for more school funding.