hip hop

Eli Savit
Washtenaw County / washtenaw.org

Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit is creating change. Washtenaw County has joined communities across the world using art + creativity to detour youth away from the justice system. Eli talks about his office’s decision to add preventative creative programs and its partnership with Washtenaw My Brother’s Keeper and the Vera Institute of Justice on this "creative:impact" with show co-hosts Deb Polich of Creative Washtenaw and WEMU’s David Fair.


Doug Coombe / Concentrate Media

The Washtenaw County chapter of My Brother's Keeper (WMBK) has been helping young men of color get far in life for years.  Their latest endeavor involves connecting with the community through rap music.  WMBK project specialist Jamall Bufford discusses the group's new "Formula 734" project with WEMU's Lisa Barry and Concentrate Media's Sarah Rigg for this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi."