The National Business League Supporting, Growing Black Businesses in DetroitChad Rhodes, Chairman of the Detroit Black Chamber of Commerce, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the relaunch of the chamber and how Black businesses are growing in Detroit.
Detroit Vs. Everybody - Seeking to Unite the CityTommey Walker, Owner of "Vs. Everybody," joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the origins of the brand and how it has caught fire across the world.
Former Michigan Judge Turned Business Owner Creates Amarra ProductsTiffany Cartwright, Owner of Amarra Products, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect, to discuss her life journey from State Judge to a prominent business owner.
Helping To Reduce Food Waste In Detroit with Make Food Not WasteDanielle Todd, Executive Director of Make Food Not Waste, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the importance of upcycling food waste, its impact on the environment, and how these meals have made a difference in the community.
American Coney Island Thrives in the Restaurant's Rich HistoryGrace Keros, Owner of American Coney Island, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the history of American Coney Island, what's special about the Coney Dog, how the business survived the pandemic, and how people can experience their famous chili dog at home.
YouthWorks-Detroit's Summer Camp, The Bezalel Project, Helps Kids Use Art As A Tool For Self-ExpressionChrista Cuffie, The Bezalel Project Coordinator, and Kyle Cascarelli, Executive Director of YouthWorks-Detroit, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about The Bazalel Project and what kids take away from the program each year.
Rapper Tray Little Invests In The Youth of Detroit's NeighborhoodsRapper Tray Little joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his music, mentoring the city's youth, and what's next for him.
Detroit Riverfront Popularity Continues Its Rise As Development Moves ForwardMark Wallace, President & CEO of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the revitalization of the Detroit Riverfront and what people can expect when they head down there.
From Detroit PAL Kid to Mentoring Detroit PAL Kids as a Police OfficerOfficer Bryant George, Youth Development Officer at Detroit PAL, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his journey from PAL Kid to Detroit Police Officer, and how the programs at Detroit PAL have an impact on kids' lives.
Helping Youth Find Their Greatness With Detroit PALFred Hunter, Acting CEO of Detroit PAL, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the various programs at Detroit PAL and how they help the area's youth find their greatness.
Focusing on Freedom of Artists with Detroit ACERochelle Riley, Director of Detroit ACE, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the projects that Detroit ACE is working on to preserve and highlight the art around the city.
Jefferson-Chalmers Neighborhood Puts on Jazzin' at the Vanity to Revitalize the Historic Vanity BallroomJosh Elling, CEO of Jefferson East Inc., and local poet jessica Care moore, join Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the significance of Jazzin’ at the Vanity.
Artist Jonathan Harris Gives Early Look at Upcoming Series, Shares Thoughts on JuneteenthJonathan Harris joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss how his art has impacted others in the community to make a difference, and what his latest "I Pledge Allegiance" series means to him and others.
Opal Lee Walks From Texas To D.C. In Support of Juneteenth, Her Journey Leads to the Creation of a National HolidayMs. Opal Lee, the "Grandmother of Juneteenth," joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss her journey to make Juneteenth a National Holiday, and what she continues to fight for now that the holiday has been nationally recognized.
Motor City Pride Festival Returns to Hart Plaza, Emceed by Detroit Drag Royalty SabinTyler Cooper, a.k.a. Sabin, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about what people can expect at this year's Motor City Pride Festival and Parade, and the importance of the event to the LGBTQ+ community in Detroit.