InsideOut Literary Arts Helps Detroit Youth Discover Themselves through Poetry with Citywide Poets Afterschool ProgramJustin Rogers, Program Coordinator for Citywide Poets, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the program in Detroit and the impact it has on students' lives.
Program Teaches Metro Detroit Students About Money ManagementStudents in Metro Detroit are learning more about money management.
Wayne State University THINK Lab's Dr. Hilary Marusak Studying the Impact of Childhood Stress, TraumaDr. Hilary Marusak, Director of WSU's THINK Lab, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about her love of science, getting more girls into the industry, and what she does at the THINK Lab to help children in our community.
Debra J. White-Hunt's Dance Legacy Felt throughout the Detroit-Windsor CommunityDebra J. White-Hunt, Director of Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about her career in dance and her current work at the Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy.
Detroit Public Schools Community District Announces Program To Provide COVID-19 Vaccines For StudentsThe Detroit Public Schools Community District announced that in a new partnership, it is the first school district in Detroit to become a childhood immunization provider and the first district to be fully authorized to administer COVID-19 immunizations.
More Than 10K Sign Petition Pushing For Oakland County Schools To Go Virtual Amid Increase In ThreatsA petition started by a group of Oakland County students is calling for an end to in-person learning and a switch to virtual learning for the rest of the semester due to an increase in copycat school threats.
Multiple Students Facing Charges For School Threats In Metro DetroitWayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says they have charged 18 students in the last few days related to school threats.
Wayne County Prosecutor Charges 7 Juveniles With School ThreatsThe charges, which were issued Thursday and Friday, follow a school shooting at Oxford High School earlier on Nov. 30 that left four students dead and six other students and a teacher wounded.
Building A Foundation For A Culinary, Health-Focused Future For Our Youth At Detroit Food AcademyTiffany Brown, Program Director of Detroit Food Academy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about each program hey offer and how the skills learned by each student helps them in everyday life and into their future.
Focusing on Inclusivity, Compassion, Kindness Inside Schools with M.I.S.D.'s Nancy BuyleNancy Buyle, School Safety and Student Assistance Consultant at Macomb Intermediate Schools District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her role inside the school, and how what she teaches is used to help build a better environment and culture within schools.
Web Extra: Defeat The Label's Community Conversation on BullyingEach year, the nonprofit organization, Defeat the Label, holds an event where the community comes together to discuss bullying and how it can be prevented in our schools and communities. Watch this week's Web Extra to learn more!
Defeat The Label Empowers Students to Prevent Bullying in SchoolsJamie Greene Kaniarz, Executive Director of Defeat the Label, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the different programs the organization offers to students, and shares what can be done to move forward in the fight to prevent bullying.
Detroit Academy Of Arts & Sciences Doing Home Visits In Hopes Of Finding Students Missing From The ClassroomConcerned with extremely low attendance, staff at the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences beginning to make house calls to families of students missing from class. They want to ensure the well being of students and make sure they are receiving some sort of education.
Lansing Community College's Hans-On Learning Appealing To Next Generation Of Technical Trade StudentsSidney Mosley, Professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology Systems at Lansing Community College, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the programs that LCC offers to students looking to get into the trades, and how there's been an increase in female students joining the trades.
DPD 6th Precinct Greets Students On First Day Back To SchoolMembers from DPD 6th precinct greeted students at Craver STEM Academy on their first day back to school. They want students to know they are supporting them this school year.