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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.