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Nonprofit volunteer fair scheduled for May 31

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Explore volunteer opportunities for summer!

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Our neighbors, our friends, our future: Why I keep marching

Submitted 05-04-2017 under OPINION

On Monday, May 1, 2017, I had the honor of marching during "A Day Without Immigrants" in solidarity for family unity and dignity for our undocumented community. Our greatest success comes not from climbing on each other to reach the top, but by reaching out and navigating life's challenges together.

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Mothers of boys stopped at gunpoint by police, 'trying to make change'

Submitted 04-06-2017 under NEWS

The mothers of the 12- to 14-year-old boys who experienced a high-risk police stop with full backup would like community support as they try to create change.

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Carrying local music's 'do-it together' torch: A look at the Upper Room

Submitted 02-10-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In recent years, a number of smaller, accessible concert venues have shut down or moved away from downtown. The Upper Room hopes to keep Grand Rapids' Do-it-Together music scene going during the downswing.

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Rain gardens continue to flourish, transform Plaster Creek area

Submitted 01-24-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards tracks the journey of a raindrop in Alger Heights, Garfield Park

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WMCAT teens dedicate new mural in Burton Heights

Submitted 10-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

WMCAT teen artists install mural for House of Style, dedication on November 3 at 4 p.m.

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'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.

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Garfield Park's community garden expands to include all neighbors

Submitted 05-03-2016 under NEWS

The Garfield Park Neighborhood Association is hosting a community garden with both traditionally rented plots and community plots where neighbors can participate in the harvest through working together.

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Do you want to grow your own food?

Submitted 03-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Do you want to grow your own food? Our Kitchen Table is recruiting residents for free food gardening program.

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Baxter, Madison neighbors urged to speak up about local developer's plans

Submitted 03-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Greater Grand Rapids Racial Equity Network advocates for community-led change in response to Rockford Construction's development plans.

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