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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.

To publish on behalf of your organization, sign up here for an NPO account and gain access to The Rapidian's NPO self-publishing tools.

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Parent driven advocacy organization works with GRPS to ensure students' needs are being met

Submitted 02-05-2016 under NONPROFITS

When GRPS announced cuts to Special Education summer programming, a group of parents and community members came together to form an advocacy organization that led a movement to keep programming intact.

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Meet the woman solving hunger in West Michigan

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

A Q&A with Maggie Marcinkus, the brand-new volunteer coordinator at Feeding America West Michigan.

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Harrison Park students share events, programs benefiting community

Submitted 02-03-2016 under NONPROFITS

With programs ranging from "be nice." and a debate team, events and Facebook pages to celebrate students and more, there's a lot to know about what's going on at Harrison Park Elementary. Students ages 10 & 11 share what they think you should know.

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Women of Color Cook Eat & Talk: How white allies can help undo racism

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

Women of Color Cook, Eat & Talk kicks off with an exciting program facilitated by two veterans of the Civil Rights movement. Lila Cabbil worked alongside Rosa Parks for 40+ years. Barbara Roos traveled to the South in the ‘60s to stand with African Americans working for civil rights.

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Upcoming events with Artists Creating Together

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

This February, ACT is offering a series of exciting events open to the public, including open art studio sessions for adults and youth and a drumming session at Marge's Donut Den as part of Mardi Gras celebrations.

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World Affairs Council of Western Michigan Announces 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

Exclusive Presentations on Foreign Policy Debut Feb. 1, Run Through March

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Mayor Bliss to outline opportunities at first State of the City Address next Tuesday

Submitted 01-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Mayor Bliss will be presenting her first State of the City Address at the Harris Building, and streaming it live online. The address will focus on neighborhoods, economic growth, environment and public safety.

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The Rapidian announces winners of first Excellence in Citizen Journalism Awards

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Thirteen total awards were handed out last night, celebrating the hard work and bravery exhibited by so many more in 2015.

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Mitten Brewing Co. brewer to shave beard to raise funds for local domestic violence nonprofit

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Mitten Brewing Co. and brewer Rob "Wob" Wanhatalo are taking a stand against domestic violence. The local brewery and pizzeria is donating a portion of sales--and some extra incentives--to help serve woman and children in their community.

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Environmental concerns reflective of racial inequity

Submitted 01-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Environmental activism exists, in this country, as an idealists’ pursuit, not as an existential emergency.

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