This week’s newsmaker focuses on arts and culture. The director of the Flint Youth Film Festival talks about this year’s festival and his own award winning films. Flint’s first Poet Laureate joins us to talk about her $50,000 fellowship award and how she plans to use to expose more youth to poetry.
This week on the program a look at the 21st Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in mid-Michigan plus, Dr. Kathy Barton Brown discuss how to cope when facing a tough medical diagnosis, and a look at the 7th Annual Humanity in Harmony event sponsored by the Flint Jewish Federation.
Four candidates are running for Mayor of Flint. On Newsmaker we profile each of the candidates. They were each asked the same five questions. Every candidate but one agreed to sit down with ABC12. ABC12 News Political Contributor Paul Rozycki joins us with his analysis of the candidates, their campaigns and the upcoming election.
This week on Newsmaker:
Segment 1 - Human Trafficking Real Talk event in Flint
Segment 2 - Forward Together a new Genesee County collaboration
Segment 3 - Ebonie Gipson shares her experience as a presenter at Facebook's recent Communities Summit
First Segment: Faith Foundation Resources culturally based nutrition program
Second Segment: Kidney transplant recipient shares her story of living with chronic kidney disease
Third Segment: National Kidney Foundation of Michigan shares how to manage and prevent chronic kidney disease
In this edition of Newsmaker we talk to representatives of an important youth league aimed at helping inner city children. We also have some great tech ideas for Fathers' Day and grilling recipes for dad.
On this episode of Newsmaker we dig in, get out, and get going. Chris Mulcahy learrns some gardening tips from Abele's Greenhouse and Garden Center, how to get the greenest yard in the neighborhood from Home Depot, and the best spots with the Genesee County Parks to enjoy with the whole family.
On this edition of Newsmaker we sit down with three women who are actively involved in in the process to make sure there is an open dialogue in the community when it comes to justice-involved youth. Hear all about the HerStory Project and how it impacts young females behind bars, and the community.
On this edition of Newsmaker, host Matt Franklin takes a look at the contributions of the distinguished individuals and non-profit that were honored this year during the 16th annual Black History Month Brunch.
In this edition of Newsmaker we talk with AT&T about digitally detoxing from our smartphones. Then we prepare for SuperBowl Sunday by showing some fun apps and accessories to enhance your game day experience. In our final segment we give you some delicious snack ideas for the big game day.