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'Park Once' and get around downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 09-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Kara Wood from the City of Grand Rapids discusses updates to our city’s parking system in this latest segment of NPO Showcase.

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Why poor people don't go to bike shops

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

At The Spoke Folks, our goal is to ensure everyone has access to a safe and reliable bike. As a part of this, we have known disenfranchised communities, especially communities of color, need our services the most.

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October 11 voter registration deadline approaching

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NEWS

Unregistered voters have until October 11 to fill out application to vote and get registered. Local groups are working to get voters signed up.

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Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.

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3:11 Youth Housing helps youth experiencing homelessness through housing first, positive youth development

Submitted 09-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

3:11 Youth Housing mentors discuss how they partner with youth as they transition into adulthood in this latest segment of NPO Showcase.

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Open letter to Forest Hills Public Schools superintendent from equity leaders, parents and alumni

Submitted 09-20-2016 under OPINION

In response to students from Forest Hills Central bringing a Betsy Ross flag and Trump political banner to a football game at Houseman Field against Ottawa Hills, many parents and leaders are calling for educational institutions to provide more critical thinking around issues of systemic racism.

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Forest Hills flag incident is teachable moment for adults: Consider the realities of others before acting

Submitted 09-20-2016 under OPINION

Actions have consequences that hurt other people, that’s why bullying is so bad.

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Ride The Rapid to ArtPrize Eight

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

Travel smarter using alternative transportation options to ensure you get the most out of ArtPrize this year.

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Young Leaders Against Violence accepting applications for new "agents of change"

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence or YLAV is a youth-led coalition against relationship and sexual violence. YLAV is now accepting applications from high school and college age students in Kent County.

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Lowell graduate returns to West Michigan to discuss the power of student activism

Submitted 09-20-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

An interview with student leader, Leighton Watson on what the Black Lives Matter movement means to him and the importance of student voices.

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