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Submitted 03-29-2017 under OPINION
If we as a city are to truly fight racism, we must measure the impact, not the intent, of city-sponsored grown men who pointed loaded guns at 12-year-old boys.
Submitted 03-29-2017 under NONPROFITS
The presentation on Monday is the final in the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan's Great Decision Global Discussion Series. The title is Shifts in the Sand: U.S.-Saudi Relations.
Submitted 03-29-2017 under LOCAL LIFE
Randy Wyatt, associate professor of theatre for Aquinas College, discusses the spring 2017 play at Aquinas, Love and Information by Caryl Churchill.
This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Blue Star Players, an international performing arts collaborative, specializing in new works performed in intimate and unusual spaces.
Submitted 03-28-2017 under NONPROFITS
Maker Faire is looking for participants who enjoy tinkering, hacking, building and designing new technology-based inventions.
Performers will be announced at special event on April 26 as part of International Jazz Day. GRandJazzFest will be held Aug. 19 and 20 in downtown Grand Rapids.
Submitted 03-28-2017 under OPINION
TDoV is an annual holiday celebrated around the globe, dedicated to celebrating the successes and accomplishments of trans and gender non-conforming people, while also raising awareness of the work that is still needed to save trans lives.
Submitted 03-28-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS
What is a “healthy body” or a “healthy mind”? Should they be so highly prized? What role can art play in achieving them? These are questions running through my mind after viewing Art & Healing, an exhibition at KCAD's Helen Miller Kendall Gallery through April 8, 2017.
Activities will take place Monday, April 3 through Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday April 2 and 9, 2017.
Submitted 03-24-2017 under NEWS
A nearly 50 percent improvement in the graduation rate of Grand Rapids Public Schools students reflects the commitment of community and parents as well as teachers and students, says Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal. She is confident the district will surpass state averages in time.
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Kayden Grinwis and Ellie Webster, board members with Grand Rapids Pride Center, about International Transgender Day of Visibility, being celebrated in Grand Rapids March 24-30.
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.
In this five part series, residents of the greater Grand Rapids area share their personal stories of housing insecurity and homelessness. Part 5.
Submitted 03-23-2017 under NEWS
A panel of experts presented findings to city staff, development leaders and community members on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at City Hall focusing on one key issue: why equity is an investment.
In this five-part series, residents of the greater Grand Rapids area share their personal stories of housing insecurity and homelessness. Part 4.
Submitted 03-23-2017 under NONPROFITS
Mel Trotter is partnering with 3:11 Youth Housing and NAACP on a supportive housing program that helps young men transition out of homelessness.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, is excited to announce the launch of a $115 million capital campaign titled Welcoming the World: Honoring a Legacy of Love.
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.
Submitted 03-22-2017 under NONPROFITS
This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Safe Haven Ministries, a nationally recognized organization that supports women by addressing issues of domestic abuse
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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