in this episode we sit down with Marcus Holmes, Fatherhood Specialist and Youth Development Coordinator for Focus Hope Early Learning, to learn more about the Men in Motion Initiative and its activities to engage and support young fathers. If you are interested in joining the Men In Motion Initiative as a participant or mentor, please contact Marcus Holmes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us as we sit down with Camille Walker Banks, Executive Director of Npower Michigan and Derrick Davis, Founder/CEO of the AV Technology Institute, as they discuss their mission of giving Detroit’s youth access to opportunities in careers in technology.
In this episode we sit down with Shawntai Brown, Schools Coordinator for InsideOut Literary Arts, to learn more about the initiative to engage Detroit’s youth in literary arts by utilizing Black men as writers-in-residence. If you are interested in becoming a writer-in-residence, please sign up at: insideoutdetroit.org/wirapply
In this episode, educators and youth workers discuss hip hop lyrics, healthy living and its implications for men who serve youth.
In this episode of the In Demand Podcast, we sit down with Dr. Ashley Johnson, Executive Director of the Detroit College Access Network, Chris Rutherford, Director of Community Strategy at Michigan College Access Network and Dr. Kalvin Harvell, Professor of Sociology at Henry Ford Community College. Join us as we discuss the state of college enrollment in Michigan, post high school options and how parents and teachers can best support students' post secondary endeavors.
In this episode of the In Demand Podcast we sit down with Tony Hansberry, who at the age of 14, garnered worldwide attention for the creation of a surgical technique known as the Hansberry Stitch. Tony is now entering his second year at Morehouse School of Medicine. Join us and learn about Tony’s journey to medical school and what he believes parents and teachers can do to increase student interest in pursuing careers in the medical field.
In this episode of the In Demand podcast we sit down with theoretical physicist, Dr. Ronald Mallett. Dr. Mallett has spent his career advancing the field of time travel, an endeavor in which he believes can be realized within the 21st century. Join us as we discuss time travel and the role of Black educators within STEM.
In this episode, we examine rap lyrics that discuss fatherhood and fatherlessness and its impact on education.
In this episode, we learn from a few of the participants of this defining event in Detroit and American history.
In this episode, educators dissect hip hop lyrics that explore the words and ideas of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and share methods for those wanting to lead similar discussions with their students.
In this episode Austin Martin, 2020 member of the Forbes 30 under 30 roster and creator of the online vocabulary program Rhymes with Reason, discusses how studying rap lyrics can be used to increase vocabulary.
Many of the traditional high school to college transition activities have been cancelled causing high school seniors and their families to question what will happen in the fall. In this episode Ryan Neloms, Assistant Director of Event Services & Student Life at Grand Valley State University and Rod Wallace, Director of Upward Bound at Eastern Michigan University, discuss what should incoming college freshmen expect this upcoming school year.
As school buildings across the country are shuttered for the remainder of the current school year, many parents and caregivers have unexpectedly become deputized as their child's primary instructor. In this episode, homeschool educators discuss their experiences and tips for effectively teaching children at home.
In this episode we talk with special guest, Mr. E in the D, on how he revolutionized the roll of dean of students at his school and the role Black men can play in the creation of quality children’s television.
In this inaugural episode we discuss the history and purpose of In Demand with Michelle Davis, current high school administrator and the 2017 Coleman A. Young Foundation Teacher of the Year. Learn how a chance encounter with Ms. Davis helped to spark the In Demand movement and listen in on the discussion of the need for more Black men to be involved as educators, mentors and volunteers from a woman’s perspective.