9/6/15: STEM Education / Detroit Head Start Learning Network
U of D Jesuit Commits to STEM Education
University of Detroit Jesuit High School commits millions of dollars to prepare students for careers of the future. Father Karl Kiser, President of U of D Jesuit, joins us to talk about the project and the importance of STEM programs.
On This Day Detroit – 9/6/15
Ken Coleman takes a look back at significant events in Detroit’s black history: Gotham Hotel, Willie Horton, and Phelps Lounge.
Detroit Head Start Learning Network
Detroit agencies are stepping up efforts to give low-income families a head start in Michigan. Katie Brisson of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Wendy Jackson of the Kresge Foundation join us to discuss their collaborative, which helps fund quality Head Start programs for Detroit children and families.
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program
The Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program just moved into a new building to accommodate the hundreds of students on its waiting list. The program combines academics, athletics, and community service.
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