Growing Black Representation in the Sport of Ice Skating at Dream Detroit Skating AcademyCandice Tamakloe, Co-Founder of Dream Detroit Skating Academy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about why Back representation is important in ice skating, and what it can mean for a young kid in the city to have access to the sport.
Chef Phil Jones Finds Living History Inside Each Culture's CuisinesChef Phil Jones of Farmacy Food joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about Farmacy Food how they're accomplishing their mission to find food equality. He also discusses the history contained in each culture's food.
Author Shaka Senghor Talks Lessons Learned After 19 Year Prison Sentence, New Book Written For His SonsAuthor Shaka Senghor joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about his life-story, and what he hopes to achieve in his writing when it comes to Black men in America.
Artist Jonathan Harris Looks For His Art To Spark Conversations On Critical Race TheoryArtist Jonathan Harris joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss where the idea for his Critical Race Theory painting came from, and what he hopes the painting achieves in the broader discussions of the academic theory.
EUMELANIN Fashion Brand Battling Colorism Using Science, DesignDeirdre Roberson, Founder of EUMELANIN, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the idea behind the EUMELANIN brand, and how addressing the issue of colorism are at the forefront of their concept.
Former KRONK Boxer Continues the Legacy of Emanuel Steward Through Youth Boxing ProgramTaurrek Fikes, Boxing Coach at Dungeon Boxing, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about his days training at KRONK Gym under Emanuel Steward and the kind of impact Steward had on his life.
10-Year-Old Karter Johnson Uses Love of Reading to Create a Nonprofit to Help Improve Literacy Skills of His PeersKarter Johnson, CEO of Popcorn and Books, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about his nonprofit and the importance of improving the literacy levels of kids around the world.
Airspace Link - Looking Toward The Future Of Our Economy, Social Equity, Environment Using DronesMichael Healander joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the future of the "Drone Highway" and what drones can do for our communities as a whole.
Advancing The World of Augmented, Virtual Reality with BrandXRMahmoud "Moody" Mattan, Founder and CEO of BrandXR, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to dive into the world of AR and VR, and help show our viewers the benefits that this technology has on the world, not just through entertainment, but through education, fitness, and research.
NPower Creating Tech Career Pathways For Our Community's Underserved YouthKaleena Louis, Program Director for NPower Michigan, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the details of their tech training program, and why training like this is the best thing for a growing tech industry.
City of Detroit's Skills For Life Program Offers Fast Track To Better FutureZak Meers, a Division Head at the City of Detroit's General Services Department, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the opportunities the Skills for Life program offers, and what the city of Detroit has done to help place members of the community into jobs and careers to benefit their futures.
CBS Mornings Crew Joins Community Connect - Discuss Careers, State of Journalism, CBS News DetroitThe CBS Mornings crew and CW50 have partnered up to bring an episode of Community Connect, featuring the trio of co-hosts from the morning show. Jackie Paige, host of Community Connect, will interview each co-host about their careers, their thoughts on the state of journalism, and get their takes on CBS 62 in Detroit adding their own news department in Fall of 2022.
Pet Care Tips For New Pet Owners with Hounds Town USAPete Mourad, Owner of Hounds Town USA, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to give some advice to new pet owners, hoping to get new animals acclimated to their new home.
KRONK Boxing Gym Adds Youth Development Program, Supporting Community's Youth Both Physically, EducationallySylvia Steward-Williams, Partner at KRONK Boxing Gym, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about KRONK Boxing Gym, what the future looks like for the kids in the program, and how sports can help our community's youth.
Detroit Recovery Project - Supporting the Recovery of Drug, Alcohol Addicts in the CommunityAndre Johnson, President and CEO of Detroit Recovery Project, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the various resources DRP offers in the fields of prevention and recovery when it comes to drug and alcohol use.