Children's Service Agency's Demetrius Starling Shares State of Foster Care in MichiganStarling joined Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss and focus on the foster care aspect of his job, and MDHHS's role in the safety of Michigan foster care children.
House of Providence Expanding Programs To Help Foster Care Children Find Forever HomesOn this week's Community Connect – Organizations supporting children in foster care and young pregnant women in building better futures – Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
Using Music to Transform the Lives of Detroit's Youth with Crescendo DetroitDamien Crutcher, Founder and Executive Director of Crescendo Detroit, sits down with Lisa Germani to discuss how music can change the lives of our youth.
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.
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.
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.
We Are Culture Creators Providing Young Detroit Artists With Necessary Resources To Succeed In Music, LifeReyes, Co-Founder of We Are Culture Creators, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the collective and how it is helping young Detroit artists actualize their dreams in the world of music.
The History Behind Southwest Detroit's 'Blessing of the Lowriders'Founder of the Blessing of the Lowriders, Victor Villalobos, and Co-Founder of Inside Southwest Detroit, Erik Paul Howard, join Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the history behind the blessing and what people can expect from the event this year.
The Diatribe Reclaims Space in Grand Rapids Neighborhoods for Community Art ProjectsMarcel "Fable" Price, Executive Director of The Diatribe, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss this year's 49507 Project, as well as the various youth programming The Diatribe offers.
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.
Alonzo "King Yadee" Stallworth Uses His Development, Music Businesses to Help Detroit's Youth Rebuild Their Own NeighborhoodsAlonzo "King Yadee" Stallworth, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his goals to rebuild his childhood neighborhood, and how he's mentoring the community's youth along the way.
Mr. E in the D Inspiring Children to Find Joy in Education through Music, Creative ArtsEmmanuel Smith, Founder of Mr. E in the D, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about his life working with youth in communities and schools, and how these kids have changed his life just as much as he has changed theirs.
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.