How Empowerment Plan Empowers DetroitersTheir Holistic Approach Addresses Everything From Housing And Childcare To Transportation And Education.
Detroit Phoenix Center Supports The City's Homeless Youth, Provides An Inclusive Space For Those In NeedCourtney Smith, Founder of Detroit Phoenix Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss why she started the center and how its programs help the city's high risk and homeless youth.
Covenant House Michigan Provides Sanctuary, Support To Homeless YouthGerry Piro, Executive Director of Covenant House Michigan, joined Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how Covenant House is able to offer housing and support services to young people in need that currently is reaching 74,000 youth every year.
Alternatives For Girls Helps Homeless, High-Risk Girls Access Support Necessary To Be SafeAmy Good, CEO of Alternatives For Girls, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to detail the organizations programs and talk about the impact they've had on the community.
Empowerment Plan Helping To Break Cycle Of Homelessness Through EmploymentVeronika Scott, Founder of Empowerment Plan, was on Community Connect with Lisa Germani, to talk about her coat that turns into a sleeping bag to help those who are homeless.
Local Filmmaker Releases Documentary on 'Dreadlock Mike'Quietly working on a documentary about the homeless people in Detroit, Colin had filmed and interviewed Dreadlock Mike a few years ago, and with the news of his death, he felt compelled to finish it. Colin edited it into a short-profiling documentary about Dreadlock Mike, telling the story and message of Michael Alston for the way he should be remembered.