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Hosts Lisa Germani and Jackie Paige sit down with leaders, nonprofits, and those in the community that are making an impact and a difference in the lives of others across Metro Detroit and around the world.
On this week's Community Connect, we highlight Detroit's Italian community and talk with people who are helping to promote their heritage for all to enjoy.
On this week’s Community Connect - We discuss bullying and its impact on our schools, communities, and places of work - Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
On this week's Community Connect – We step back in time to explore key places that have shaped the fabric of our beloved city – Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
On this week's Community Connect we take you to some of the places that have shaped not only the landscape of our community but also the culture that we have come to love today.
On this week's Community Connect – Individuals who are directly impacted by ALS, as well as those who are working to find a cure – Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
On this week's Community Connect, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month as we meet with activists and immigrants of the Hispanic community that are keeping their traditions alive in Southwest Detroit.
On this week's Community Connect – Helping those struggling with their own mental health and focusing on suicide prevention month.
On this week's Community Connect – learn how our great outdoors are helping to pave the way in health, education and technology.
On this week's Community Connect we introduce you to the key players behind the scenes that are helping Detroit's creative youth hone their inner skills so they can flourish in every aspect of their lives journey.
Jamie Greene Kaniarz, Executive Director of Defeat the Label, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss bullying, its impacts on people in schools and communities, and what is being done to address these issues.
Aaron Schillinger, writer, director and editor of "Boblo Boats: A Detroit Ferry Tale," joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the films purpose and how he found an interest in covering this historic story.
Summer Ritner, COO of Belle Isle Conservancy and Director of the Belle Isle Aquarium, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the conservancy's role in operating Belle Isle and the significance of re-opening the Belle Isle Aquarium.
Jennifer Jones, Artistic Board President, and Greg Ruvolo, Artistic Board President-Elect, for the Birmingham Village Players, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the 100th season of the Birmingham Village Players.
Lisa Radtke, Executive Director of ALS of Michigan, joins Lisa Germani on "Community Connect" to discuss the realities of ALS, how ALS of Michigan provides help, and the events they put on to raise funds for the community.
Omar Hernandez, Owner of the Mexicantown Bakery, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the history behind the bakery and the Latino community that makes up Southwest Detroit.
Ray Lozano, Executive Director of the MexicantownCDC, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the progress of the organization in recent years, as well as the history behind Hispanic Heritage Month.
Angela Reyes, founder of Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss what the organization's foundational roots are and what they're doing today to help the Latino community in Detroit.
Lindsay Kolsch, Executive Co-Director of To Write Love on Her Arms, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the story behind TWLOHA and how they've impacted the lives of those who are struggling with addiction, depression, and thoughts of suicide.
Dennis Liegghio, Founder of KnowResolve, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the creation of the organization, how they're helping teens, and dispelling some of the misconceptions of mental health disorders.