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On accountability, doing the work and public discourse

Submitted 08-31-2016 under NONPROFITS

There is value in critically assessing the way crucial narratives are told and how these narratives impact the societies in which they circulate.

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Creating a water trail - Paddling from Grand Rapids to Grand Haven

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.

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Grand Rapids Trans Foundation awards first scholarship

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids-based nonprofit awards first $2,500 scholarship to local transgender student.

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Winner of Literacy Center of West Michigan's 2016 Spellebration shares her message

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.

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Watch fish climb a ladder in Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

It's the only spot in Grand Rapids where you can admire art and watch migrating fish at the same time.

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Civic Theatre's summer youth program provides hands-on experience

Submitted 07-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Civic School of Theatre Arts presents "Sideways Stories from Wayside School" and "Into the Woods Jr." July 29-August 7, 2016 at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

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Backpack and school supply drive for 500 local kids in need

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

D.A. Blodgett - St. John's hosts its annual Backpack and School Supply Drive from August 8-August 12, 2016.

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Michigan state parks act as summer classrooms

Submitted 07-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

For most students, school is out, but that does not mean learning has to stop.

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Divorce Attorneys for Women partners with local domestic violence nonprofits to bring world-renowned author to West Michigan

Submitted 07-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

Lundy Bancroft is one of the world's leading experts on domestic abuse, and the author of several best-selling books. Bancroft will lead two workshops in October of 2016, one geared towards professionals and one open to the public. Registration is now open.

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Sign up now to showcase at Maker Faire Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS

Artists, inventors, scientists, woodworkers, designers and more are invited to apply for Maker Faire Grand Rapids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum by July 22, 2016.

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