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Nonprofit Neighbors provides a place where the community can hear directly from local nonprofits. In this nonprofit-only section, organizations self-publish their news releases, updates and promotional information for the community to see.

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Premiere of WMCAT student-produced documentary will highlight local social justice and equity

Submitted 02-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

The documentary, in partnership with the Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives, will premiere on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at UICA. Admission is free, and a panel discussion will follow.

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Workshop combines "Practicing Inclusivity" principles, conscious relaxation

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.

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Poverty simulation asks, "What could we do differently?"

Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Professionals from Metro Health participate in a poverty simulation and learn the realities some of their patients live every day.

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Public Museum presents "Great American Eclipse" forum in anticipation of August solar event

Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

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.

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Dégagé Ministries aims to transform lives through care, community center

Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Transforming lives is not just a catch phrase or a clever slogan; it is simply what we strive to do here at Dégagé.

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Free seminar series jumpstarts food entrepreneurs with advice from industry experts

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.

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Challenging conversations shape local arts community

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

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."

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Understanding China as a growing world power

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

In a public talk, a national security expert focuses on Asia and the role it will play in US foreign policy.

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WYCE honors late Dirk Koning at Jammies XVIII

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

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.

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Michigan mushroom grower donates exotic fungi to food bank

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.

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