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Submitted 02-23-2017 under OPINION
Five-time Grammy Award winner helps sell out 2,300-seat hall for Grand Rapids Symphony's 16th annual 'Symphony with Soul'
Submitted 02-23-2017 under LOCAL LIFE
Through textile work, community engagement, and sustainability, Treetops Collective is a valuable resource for refugee women and bridging the gap between refugees and locals to better support each other.
High academic standards are needed now more than ever.
Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS
Workshop combines Yoga Nidra guided relaxation and dialogue about Practicing so we, as change agents, can create a better world for all.
Submitted 02-22-2017 under OPINION
Colleagues from EquityPAC attended the Evening at Acton which featured Arthur Brooks, Ph.D. and President of the American Enterprise Institute. The event was on Bringing America Together: Restoring Optimism, Unity, and Opportunity.
Submitted 02-22-2017 under NEWS
Homes For All, a collective of city residents affected by recent changes in Grand Rapids, spoke to the commissioners about the housing crisis and gentrification.
Professionals from Metro Health participate in a poverty simulation and learn the realities some of their patients live every day.
The Grand Rapids Public Museum is teaming with eclipse activities media sponsor WZZM-13 to present a “Great American Eclipse” information forum at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, March 1 in the Meijer Theater at the GRPM. The event is free and open to the public.
Transforming lives is not just a catch phrase or a clever slogan; it is simply what we strive to do here at Dégagé.
Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS
In March, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will present its first-ever Recipes for Success series, a three-week program designed for food entrepreneurs. The free educational seminars are aimed at providing industry insight to budding and accelerating food entrepreneurs.
The West Michigan arts community comes together for a day of conversation regarding what it means to be a creative in 2017 on Saturday, February 25 at "Break it Down | Make it Better."
Submitted 02-21-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS
After having to leave her lifelong neighborhood, LaDonna Norman is fighting for families losing their homes to gentrification.
In a public talk, a national security expert focuses on Asia and the role it will play in US foreign policy.
Dirk Koning’s vision for providing media access to everyone has empowered multitudes of people in West Michigan. The intriguing leader of Grand Rapids Community Media Center who passed away 12 years ago was recognized for his vision and integrity at a recent awards event.
Submitted 02-20-2017 under OPINION
A local business owner reflects on Grand Rapids' joining the movement in solidarity for Human Rights.
Una empresaria Latina reflexiona acerca de la participacion de Grand Rapids en el movimiento nacional para defender los Derechos Humanos.
Submitted 02-17-2017 under NEWS
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Dani Vilella, co-editor of the upcoming anthology Grand Rapids Grassroots.
Submitted 02-17-2017 under OPINION
Learn practical techniques to de-compress and find balance in a chaotic world while enjoying delicious food and a beautiful natural environment.
Submitted 02-16-2017 under NONPROFITS
Gourmet Mushrooms Inc. of Scottville sells its exotic mushrooms to high-end restaurants. Now they're donating to people in need.
Submitted 02-16-2017 under NEWS
Grand Valley State University students have the opportunity to look into past examples of student activism by visiting "Voices of GVSU: Activism through the Decades."
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