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Submitted 08-29-2016 under VOICES
Jamie Treadwell gives a behind the scenes story of how a newly arrived local artist figured out the ArtPrize connection process for artists and venues.
Submitted 08-25-2016 under NONPROFITS
Imagine being able to paddle from Plaster Creek to the shores of Grand Haven. Water trails are making that possible.
Submitted 08-19-2016 under VOICES
Thank you to all who attended our Intro to Community Journalism at Wealthy Theatre. We'll host our Community Journalism Workshop on August 29 at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.
Submitted 08-16-2016 under OPINION
Numbers do not display the emotional costs of racial disparity. On August 26, 2016, Partners for a Racism-Free Community will create space for people to share their stories, vocalize their pain but most importantly a space that encourages people to listen.
Submitted 08-10-2016 under NONPROFITS
Silvia Guzman was the learner speaker at the Literacy Center of West Michigan's 2016 Spellebration. Here is her speech.
Submitted 08-05-2016 under VOICES
Want a reason to join the conversation and community gathering at Wealthy Theatre on August 18? We'll give you five.
Submitted 07-19-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The new "GR Forward Together" video is to remind us that it takes all of us to make Grand Rapids an equal and inclusive city.
Submitted 07-19-2016 under OPINION
An opinion on the 'Am I Next? 4Unity' rally held at Rosa Parks Circle on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
Submitted 07-14-2016 under OPINION
I pen this for my people of color whose pain is more often than not erased by indifference. I pen this for every black body that carries the pain of existence on their shoulders – our lives should matter and this is me penning the pain that says “it feels like ours don’t.”
Submitted 07-13-2016 under OPINION
Last Friday, Black Lives Matter GR collaborated with local community members and activsts to create a healing space for Black folks struggling and surviving in the midst of violence.
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