Eleanor Josaitis

In this 2005 photo, Eleanor Josaitis is surrounded by the group of Focus: HOPE students. (Credit: Joe Wilssens Photography)

Focus: HOPE Fundraiser Centers On Josaitis’ Legacy

The life and legacy of Focus: HOPE co-founder Eleanor Josaitis will be celebrated at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in downtown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2012

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Michigan Matters: Insider’s View Of D.C. Politics

Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Political Columnist talk about politics, balancing the Federal budget, and the upcoming election.

CBS 62–03/01/2012

I.C.U. meeting brought several people together to talk. (WWJ:Pat Sweeting)

Community Members Meet To Bridge Divide

Members of the general public, civic leaders and clergy are pushing for more unity between the suburbs and Detroit though a series of community meetings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012

Eleanor Josaitis Funeral - Aug. 12, 2011 (WWJ Photo)

Tim Kiska: We’re Peddling As Fast As We Can

On the afternoon of Eleanor Josaitis’s burial, Detroit Police sent an e-mail blast telling us that 15 people were shot in the city the night before.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011

Art Van Elsander (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Art Van Challenge Grants $1 Million To Local Charities

Focus:HOPE is one of 50 charities receiving grants as part of Art Van Furniture’s annual Million Dollar Charity challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011

Eleanor Josaitis (Credit: focushope.edu)

ESD Establishes Scholarship To Honor Josaitis

In honor of Focus: HOPE’s co-founder Eleanor Josaitis, recipient of The Engineering Society of Detroit’s 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award, ESD and its Institute will establish the Eleanor Josaitis Engineering Hope Scholarship.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2011

Family, friends and community members gather for the funeral of Eleanor Josaitis. (WWJ: Chrystal Knight)

Funeral Service For Eleanor Josaitis

Hunderds of people gathered at Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament to say a final goodbye to Eleanor Josaitis, co-founder of Focus:HOPE.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2011

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Visitation For Focus: HOPE’s Eleanor Josaitis

The city is mourning the loss of the co-founder of Focus: HOPE, Eleanor Josaitis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2011

Detroit Lions' Robert Porcher with Josaitis Eleanor.  (2003 File Photo/ AP)

Funeral Arrangements Made For Eleanor Josaitis

Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Eleanor Josaitis, co- founder of Focus: HOPE.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011

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VIDEO: Remembering Eleanor Josaitis

Following the passing of Focus: HOPE co-founder Eleanor Josaitis, several members of the community are remembering the local civil rights leader.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011