On this week's Community Connect we look at small business and the big hearts behind them that are keeping all areas of our community thriving.
Community Connect: Foster Care & Youth ProgramsOn this week's Community Connect – We focus on the importance of our community's youth from underserved neighborhoods and within the foster care system - Watch Saturday 7am on CW50
Community Connect: ThanksgivingOn this week's Community Connect - We kickoff to the holiday season with Thanksgiving and organizations dedicated to helping others in the community - Watch Saturday 7am on CW50
Community Connect: Veteran AppreciationOn this week's Community Connect – We honor our nation's veterans through organizations they've founded to help others who have come home from war - Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
Community Connect: Halloween 2021On this week's Community Connect - We celebrate Halloween with spooky attractions, trick-or-treating destination for families, and a look inside the world of a paranormal investigator. We also catch up with Teacher's Pet on a November event emceed by our very own Karen Carter.
Community Connect: Blindness AwarenessOn this week's Community Connect –We shine a light on living with blindness, and hear from organizations that help the community - Watch Saturday 7am on CW50
Community Connect: Bullying PreventionOn this week's Community Connect – We hear the personal story of student bullied in school for her religion, and two experts share how our society can prevent the behaviors that lead to bullying.
Community Connect: Breast Cancer AwarenessOn this week’s Community Connect – Breast Cancer Awareness. Each October, we see a very powerful display of solidarity among the people of our community, in the battle against the disease.
Community Connect: Volunteering & ALS AwarenessOn this week's Community Connect - Volunteers are the backbone of non-profits and community organizations like Life Remodeled, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Forgotten Harvest. We get a look at what the volunteers do for these organizations, their importance to organizations, and how you can get involved. Then, we highlight this weekend's Walk N’ Roll for ALS at Kensington Park with our friends from ALS of Michigan.
Community Connect: Hispanic Heritage MonthOn this week’s Community Connect, we recognize Hispanic Heritage Month. We explore personal stories from several generations of activists and immigrants whose families have cultivated colorful legacies, by establishing communities here in Southwest Detroit.
Community Connect: Skilled TradesOn this week's Community Connect - Skilled Trades jobs provide essential services for which there will always be a need and offer interesting careers with stable incomes that can support a family. We put a focus on educators, apprentices, and journeyman in the fields of skilled trades who have benefited greatly by pursuing a career in this sector.
Community Connect: Suicide PreventionOn this week’s Community Connect, we recognize Suicide Prevention Month, as rates of suicide continue to rise across the demographic spectrum. We hear from advocates for mental wellness, whose missions are to prevent suicide and empower our community with tools for creating and maintaining a healthy state of mind.
Community Connect: Detroit Businesses & Local JobsOn this week’s Community Connect, we shine a spotlight on Detroit businesses that are creating thousands of local jobs. Watch Saturday at 7am on CW50.
Community Connect: Back-To-SchoolThe last year has been challenging for everyone involved in the field of education - Superintendents, students, parents, teachers, faculty alike. So, what will they face this school year and how are they preparing? We’ll find out on today’s Community Connect.
Community Connect: Teacher AppreciationOn this week's Community Connect we surprise the teachers going above and beyond the classroom.
Community Connect: Motown Legend and Black BusinessOn this week’s Community Connect – Motown Legend Martha Reeves of Martha and the Vandellas celebrates her new Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with us. Then, we highlight Black Business Month with two local Detroit Black-owned businesses.
Community Connect: Second ChancesOn this week’s Community Connect – in just the blink of an eye a person's world can turn upside down – so how are people lending a hand to turn it right side up and helping them with a second chance at life?
Community Connect: Youth Athletics & Special OlympicsOn this week’s Community Connect – Each and every sport can have a fundamental impact and change the lives of children around the world. We meet four incredible individuals whose organizations and stories are impacting the lives of young athletes across Michigan.
Community Connect: Keeping Detroit CleanOn this week’s Community Connect – from the green sector to the blight areas of the city and even adding in a STEM twist – learn how Detroiter’s are making their mark and planting their seeds for a cleaner and greener Detroit.
Community Connect: Food TrucksOn this week's Community Connect – Enter the world of food trucks and explore what these traveling vendors are cooking up for Metro Detroiters this summer.
Community Connect: Celebrating AmericaWe're celebrating America! The land of the free. We learn about the American Dream and hear from the people that are helping to honor and celebrate all the freedoms of this cultural melting pot that we call the U-S-A.
Community Connect: Michigan's OutdoorsOn this week's Community Connect – Explore the Michigan's great outdoors from city parks to the upper peninsula.
Community Connect: JuneteenthOn this week’s Community Connect – June 19th 1866. A landmark day that happened over 150 years ago. But what do you really know about Juneteenth and what are others doing to celebrate and spread awareness?
Community Connect: African American Music MonthOn this week's Community Connect, We celebrate African American Music with artists and curators across several genres.
Community Connect: Pride and InclusionOn this week's Community Connect – We talk with LGBTQ+ Allys and leaders helping to continue the fight to spread awareness and equality.