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Submitted 05-06-2016 under NONPROFITS
CYC students will release their fifth anthology in a public reading on June 1st at Wealthy Theatre
Submitted 05-03-2016 under OPINION
Free college alone is not the cure to poverty. To address one inequity, we must address them all by authentically engaging those who have been marginalized. Only then is there hope for inclusive growth that benefits all.
Submitted 04-29-2016 under NEWS
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Nika Kusmierz, program coordinator of Kent County Girls on the Run, about their upcoming 5K and how their curriculum centered on running empowers young girls to be "joyful, healthy, and confident."
Submitted 04-26-2016 under NONPROFITS
The City of Grand Rapids is partnering with Groundswell to promote the 7th annual Student Showcase.
Submitted 04-25-2016 under NONPROFITS
Why the fifth-grade class of Immaculate Conception Elementary drives 130 miles to the Grand Rapids area each year.
Submitted 04-12-2016 under NEWS
Grand Rapids' Poet Laureate, Lew Klatt collaborates with The Rapid, GRPL and afterschool programs for his second project, "Grand Poems in Rapid Transit" to bring children's haiku to riders.
Submitted 04-05-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Grand Rapids Trans Foundation, introduced to the community on March 31, 2016, will be offering scholarships to local low-income trans students to remove educational barriers.
Submitted 03-29-2016 under NONPROFITS
The WMS 2016 Scholarship Program is open to all high school juniors and seniors and not based on college major, GPA, or tests scores.
Submitted 03-22-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City Summit brought together various community members and organizations to discuss current issues of housing, race and equity, neighborhood schools, and economic empowerment.
Submitted 03-22-2016 under NEWS
5th annual festival to harness knowledge, creativity and power in a day-long celebration on April 2nd in the Heartside neighborhood.
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