WHOH Detroit Connecting Youth With Law Enforcement Through SportsElijah Richardson, Executive Director of WHOH Detroit, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the programs they offer and how connecting youth with law enforcement through sports can make an impact on their lives.
LGBT Detroit Continues to Amplify the Voices, Culture of Detroit's LGBT+ CommunityCurtis Lipscomb, Executive Director of LGBT Detroit; and Dint Brown, LGBT Detroit's Leadership Academy Program Coordinator, join Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the spaces LGBT Detroit provides so members of the community can thrive, feel like themselves, and have their voices heard.
Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Michigan's Association of Chinese AmericansElinor Ho, President of Association of Chinese Americans, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about her journey to the United States, the ACA's role in the Chinese American community in Michigan, and the bridges that link Asian American community to other communities across the country.
Pastor Heather Boone Looks to Rebuild Monroe Community through Oaks VillagePastor Heather Boone of Oaks Village joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about Oaks Village and the services it provides to the community.
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.
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.
Pathways Academy Building Supportive, Caring Educational Environment For Young ParentsAlfred Greene, Director of Pupil Accounting and Recruiting for Pathways Academy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the programs they offer for young parents and how he personally got involved in the school to help these kids.
Detroit Organization Awarded $25K Grant To Encourage More Girls In Engineering, STEM ProgramsA new grant is aiming to empower young Detroit girls.
UM Freshman Bravely Shares Her Story of Being Bullied in Middle School, High SchoolEstee Moss is in her first year at U of M, and was kind enough and brave enough to share her story with us on this weekend's Community Connect. She also gave some advice to students dealing with bullying, and talked about how schools deal with these situation.
The Bond Between Two Sisters Changes The Lives Of Adults With Special Needs At Dutton FarmJenny Brown, CEO of Dutton Farm, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the story of her and her sister, and how the creation of Dutton Farm has provided life-changing opportunities to so many individuals with special needs.