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How far will we go to prioritize equity in Grand Rapids?

Submitted 03-24-2017 under OPINION

In a city with a history of systemic bias, how do we build trust? Trust will be a process, but we as citizens can take our leadership seriously when they say no to money with strings attached in the interest of not leaving anyone behind.

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Faces of the Grand Rapids housing crisis: Chanae Jackson

Submitted 03-24-2017 under NEWS

In this five part series, residents of the greater Grand Rapids area share their personal stories of housing insecurity and homelessness. Part 5.

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Faces of the Grand Rapids housing crisis: Joyce Daniels

Submitted 03-23-2017 under NEWS

In this five-part series, residents of the greater Grand Rapids area share their personal stories of housing insecurity and homelessness. Part 4.

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European Union expert discusses impact of Brexit at Aquinas

Submitted 03-23-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, March 27, Dr. John McCormick discusses, “The EU: An Uncertain Future” as part of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan’s Great Decisions Global Discussion Series.

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Faces of the Grand Rapids housing crisis: Karla Monterusso

Submitted 03-22-2017 under NEWS

In this five-part series, residents of the greater Grand Rapids area share their personal stories of housing insecurity and homelessness. Part 3.

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Community building through resident leadership in Heartside

Submitted 03-21-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

A five part workshop series aims to increase resident connections in the Heartside Neighborhood.

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Faces of the Grand Rapids housing crisis: Carla Dentmond

Submitted 03-21-2017 under NEWS

In this five-part series, residents of the greater Grand Rapids area share their personal stories of housing insecurity and homelessness. Part 2.

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Faces of the Grand Rapids housing crisis: Minnie Dentmond

Submitted 03-20-2017 under NEWS

In this five-part series, residents of the greater Grand Rapids area share their personal stories of housing insecurity and homelessness. Part 1.

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Citizens speak out on public trust in law enforcement, ask for trust in return

Submitted 03-17-2017 under NEWS

Citizens gathered at LINC gallery to tell the State of Michigan what it would take to strengthen public trust and confidence in the police. One response: "Trust me."

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Trade expert addresses rhetoric vs. reality of global trade, U.S. jobs.

Submitted 03-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, March 20, at Aquinas College, Jeremy Haft discusses “Is it all Politics? Trade and U.S. Jobs". Haft is an adjunct professor at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and McDonough School of Business. He is the author of "All the Tea in China", a primer on how to do business in China.

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