The Rapidian

Grandville Avenue neighborhood

Roosevelt Park releases community video of their own

by Paola Mendivil (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-13-2016 under OPINION

How exciting it is to see the wonderful things happening when a community is united. I’ve always said that whenever we encounter a negative experience, there are lessons to be learned and move on. This was the case for the Southwest...

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New banners for Grandville business corridor

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 04-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grandville Avenue will be showcasing a bright new symbol this summer as the Grandville Avenue Business Association has developed light post banners to hang along a 1.5-mile stretch of the business corridor. The banners were created in partnership...

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Students gain confidence, experience, voice through press club

by Jennifer Voss (Vossj)

Submitted 02-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, May 5, 2011, the first article written by a member of the Andy Angelo Press Club went live on The Rapidian's GAAH Bureau webpage. Since its launch, the Press Club has dramatically grown from six elementary and middle...

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Students use art and journalism to share thoughts on immigration

by Steffanie Rosalez (Steff)

Submitted 02-23-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish “Will this project help my brother come back to us after being deported?” This question was asked by an 8th grade student [whose identity has been removed to protect her family...

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Sí Se Puede

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 03-31-2010 under NONPROFITS

Every March 31 since 2000, the Committee to Honor César E. Chávez has celebrated the anniversary of his birth with a social justice march down Grandville Avenue. For an hour this morning traffic was rerouted and the avenue was packed with more than...

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