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Cleaning up after the storm: an interview with East Hills' Rachel Lee

Submitted 08-23-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

"It's not just asking, 'What do you do in the storm?' but also, 'What do you do after the storm?' and 'How do you take care of what's happened?'" says Lee.

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Solutions Summit on policing: No healing, just solutions

Submitted 07-29-2016 under NEWS

This Saturday, Partners for a Racism-Free Community is creating space for the community to drive the conversation around policing and its role in this space.

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Heartside meeting to revitalize neighborhood association

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS

Residents and community members in Heartside meeting monthly to reform neighborhood association and address concerns together.

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3:11 Youth Housing to triple capacity

Submitted 07-12-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids-based nonprofit serves youth ages 18-24 by creating safe, affordable housing. The organization is adding two new houses in Fall 2016.

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Organizations partner with community to vitalize Roosevelt Park

Submitted 06-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

What started out as a dream for a park with public art turned into a reality on May 21st when Friends of Grand Rapids Parks installed a vibrant mural in Roosevelt Park, an urban green space near the intersection of Clyde Park and Granville Avenue.

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East Hills unveils bicycle, pedestrian improvements

Submitted 05-31-2016 under NEWS

Thursday, June 2, 2016 during Uptown's "Eat. Shop. Rock." event, the East Hills Council of Neighbors will reveal infrastructure changes for pedestrian and bicycle safety.

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GR Public Museum School wins City Environmental Services Department's 'Be a Basin Buddy' Student Video Contest

Submitted 05-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

More than 3,500 students celebrated their involvement in hands-on environmental learning projects this year at the seventh annual Groundswell Student Showcase

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Disability Advocates to hold coffee with township supervisors to discuss public transit

Submitted 05-10-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Panel discussion with township supervisors to discuss the importance of public transit from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 16th, 2016 at Orchard Hill Church.

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City of Grand Rapids launches new bicycle safety education campaign

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

The new campaign, Driving Change, is aimed at educating both bicyclists and motorists as to how they can safely share the road.

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Rapids restoration plan - what's next?

Submitted 05-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Here is what is on the horizon for the Grand River Restoration process

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