Bookstock Returns After 2-Year AbsenceRoz Blanck, Co-Chair of Bookstock, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of Bookstock returning to metro Detroit after a 2-year hiatus, and how the experience of Bookstock is far greater than just buying books online.
Jewish Community Relations Council Connecting Metro Detroit's Diverse Communities Together Through ProgramsRabbi Asher Lopatin, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the Council's role in the Jewish community of Metro Detroit, and the programs it has established.
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.
Reading Works Looks To Help Detroiters Fill The Unemployment Gap Through Literacy, Foundational SkillsMarita Grobbel, Executive Director of Reading Works, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to discuss how Reading Works continues to serve the unemployed in Detroit develop the skills they need for employment.
Lyricist Society Helps Kids Use Hip Hop As A Creative Outlet Inside The ClassroomOn this week's Community Connect, Lisa Germani sat down with Quan Neloms, founder of Lyricist Society, to talk about how he is transforming student's school lives through the creative use of hip hop in the classroom.
Street Team Checks out Legacy of Literacy
Street Beat Web Exclusive: Dr. Eddie Connor Talks About LiteracyIntern Kristy Stanford talks with Author and Empowerment Speaker Dr. Eddie Connor, Jr.
Read All About It! CW50 Street Team visits 2015 Bookstock
Street Beat: Human Trafficking, Citizen Diplomacy, BookstockRob Stone learns about the problem of human trafficking from Jane White, Director and Founder of the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, and Lori Blaker, Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women.
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