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Eye On Detroit - Bridge of Hope RwandaJackie Paige sits down with Rwandan Genocide Survivor Sunday Justin Nzitatira to discuss the April 7th anniversary that commemorates the deaths of 800,000 people who were murdered during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, central Africa.
Eye On Detroit - Belle Isle SawmillThe Arboriculture Society of Michigan Foundation was established in 2015 to promote arboriculture and urban forestry professions across the Great Lakes region. The community-wide collaborative offers scholarships, financial support, and historical preservation initiatives to preserve the rich history of these fields and educate the public. Our Joe Aiken leads the ASM Foundation as president, and recently, his team has been working on an exciting volunteer project: restoring the historic Belle Isle Saw Mill in Detroit.
Eye On Detroit - Citywide Poets DetroitCitywide Poets is InsideOut’s award-winning afterschool program, providing teens with a literary community to collaboratively explore their lives through the written and spoken word. By participating in intensive artistic mentorship, publication, and performance opportunities, Citywide Poets cultivates a youth-driven narrative for the future of Detroit, rooted in their creativity and artistry.
Eye On Detroit - Bookstock 2019Bookstock, Used Book & Media Sale, is a community service project through which donations of books and media continue to provide enjoyment and knowledge. Proceeds from the sale support education and literacy projects in the Detroit metropolitan area and beyond. The entire process of collecting and sorting gently used books and media, organizing and staffing the sale is 100% volunteer driven.
Eye On Detroit - Lush YummiesLush Yummies Pie Company makes delicious “lemon butta” pies using founder Jennifer Lyle’s grandfather’s recipe, fresh ingredients, and lots of love. But she thinks there’s another reason Detroiters go gaga for the velvety citrus treats: they’re reminders of home.
Eye On Detroit - Oliver Thomas in the DOliver Thomas fashion show held at the Detroit Foundation Hotel to benefit Detroit Dog Rescue.
Eye On Detroit - CorktownCorktown is the oldest existing neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan, though it is only half as old as the city itself. In the 1820s and 30s, with the opening of the Erie Canal and the decreased cost of steamboat travel on the Great Lakes, immigrants began arriving in Detroit in significant numbers and settling downtown.
Eye On Detroit - Youth EntrepreneursYouth Entrepreneurs® is an engaging elective course and alumni program that prepares students from fragile communities for success in the workplace and in life.
Eye On Detroit - Mitten CrateMitten Crate’s goal is to help people experience Michigan-made products in the most efficient way possible. From jams and jellies to pasta and popcorn, you never know what items you’ll find when you open your Mitten Crate.
Eye On Detroit - BackBeatInventor Yerko Sepulveda has invented a device called BackBeat which allows bass guitar players the ability to feel the vibrations from the guitar. These vibrations assist the player when on stage or in the recording studio.
Eye On Detroit - Parker's AlleyLisa Germani visits Parker's Alley directly behind the new Shinola Hotel in Detroit. Lisa stops by Drought, The Velvet Tower and The Lip Stick Bar. 3 businesses owned and operated by women in Detroit.
Eye On Detroit - Women Build 2019Habitat for Humanity Huron Valley kicking off their 2019 Women Build campaign in Ypsilanti. Volunteers are helping renovate a home for Michelle Wilson and her family.
Eye On Detroit Oakland County Better with Breakfast ProgramOakland County Schools "Better with Breakfast Program".
Eye On Detroit - Zeal Credit UnionZeal Credit Union employees volunteering at Forgotten Harvest.
Eye On Detroit - Detroit Cookie CompanyLisa Germani visits the Detroit Cookie Company in Ferndale.
Eye On Detroit - The SOAP ProjectS.O.A.P. stands for “Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution” and is a hands-on outreach to fight sex trafficking at large events and in communities. S.O.A.P. was founded by author, advocate and survivor, Theresa Flores. On her worst night, after being auctioned off to nearly two dozen men in a dingy, dirty, inner city Detroit motel, Theresa recalled the only item that would have reached out to her, a bar of soap. With that in mind, she created S.O.A.P. — Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution — to help reach out to other victims.
Eye On Detroit - Pet-A-PetPet-A-Pet Club, Inc. is a non-profit, charitable organization providing pet therapy to hospitals, nursing homes and convalescent centers in the metro Detroit area.
Eye On Detroit - Dilla Youth DayDilla Youth Day at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History.
Eye On Detroit - Quicken Loans Winter Blast WeekendThis is the last weekend to enjoy the Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend in downtown Detroit. Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends has an exciting history here in Detroit. In January 2005 Winter Blast, the festival known as Motown Winter Blast, kicked off as the official countdown to Super Bowl XL in Detroit. The festival attracted more than one million people to Detroit during the Super Bowl in 2006! For the past 14 years Winter Blast has continued to attract Metro-Detroit residents to the exciting revitalized Downtown Detroit area.
Eye On Detroit - Invisible Ink Tattoo RemoversDid you know that 3 in 10 Americans have a tattoo? Having that love one's name or image on your body may have seemed like a good idea at the time. What if you changed your mind? Thanks to Invisible Ink Tattoo Removers, that decision no longer has to be a permanent one.
Eye On Detroit - Guilt ChocolatesLike a lot of us, we give chocolates to love ones on Valentine's Day. And if you've been down to the Winter Blast in downtown Detroit, you may have seen Guilt Chocolates. They make handmade, small-batch treats right here in Redford.
Eye On Detroit - WW II Veteran Bill BrownToday we meet a special man from Canton. He is 97-years-old and a Veteran of World War II. For decades after the war, he owned and operated an auto repair shop. While Bill was in the military, he was issued a coffee cup. Bill kept that coffee cup and still owns it to this day. The cup is a great reminder of his time in the military. What is inscribed on the cup is where Bill's story begins.
Eye On Detroit - XenithXenith was founded in 2006 by Vin Ferrara, a former Harvard quarterback and Columbia University MD. After several head injuries during his football career, he believed that there had to be a better way to make a football helmet. After spending three years on research and development, Xenith launched its first helmet in 2009 and is now worn by hundreds of thousands of players across the globe – from the youth level to the pros. Xenith’s headquarters and production facility are located in Detroit, Michigan. The 66,000-square-foot facility houses an impact testing lab, custom paint booth, reconditioning operation, showroom and warehouse.
Eye On Detroit - The Drone Science CompanyDr. Kyla Berry shares her drone expertise with young students at Ecotek Labs in Detroit.