The Rapidian

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Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

At this West Side food pantry, hunger relief is a team effort

Submitted 10-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

Staff and clients help each other at Trinity Reformed Church's Northwest Food Pantry.


Support community radio during the WYCE Fall Fund Drive October 14-21

Submitted 10-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Meet Quinn Mathews, WYCE 88.1 FM’s Station Manager, and learn how you can support community radio in this week’s segment of NPO Showcase.


Catalyst Radio: Nathan Schneider on media, movements and building democracy into online platforms

Submitted 10-11-2016 under OPINION

WYCE's Katie Gordon speaks with Nathan Schneider, a journalist and author who covers religion, technology and resistance. His current project is an exploration of models for democratic ownership and governance for online platforms.


John Ball Zoo and Grand Rapids Public Museum proposal November 8

Submitted 10-04-2016 under OPINION

The November 8 Zoo and Museum millage proposal is an opportunity for Kent County voters to make an investment in two cultural institutions that are essential to the growth of our community.


Beauty in movement: Highlighting ArtPrize ACTion artist Wes DeVries

Submitted 09-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Wes DeVries' ArtPrize piece brings texture and movement to life.


Partners for a Racism-Free Community to host historical foundations of racism event

Submitted 09-15-2016 under NEWS

Dr. Vanessa Holden of MSU will talk about early events that shaped the evolution of racism in America. Community members can also take part in PRFC's Race Reads series and #RacisminGR Community Conversations.


Commissioner Kelly to discuss neighborhoods in this month's episode of City Connection

Submitted 09-12-2016 under NEWS

Commissioner Ruth Kelly is the guest on this month's City Connection.


World in color: Highlighting ArtPrize ACTion artist Tyler Vonitter

Submitted 09-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

In a personal and captivating collection, Tyler Vonitter brings intricacy and color to ArtPrize 2016.


Pieces of perspective: Highlighting ArtPrize ACTion artist Jodie Dilno

Submitted 09-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

At the intersection of art and community, Jodie Dilno brings her own unique perspective to ArtPrize 2016.


The history of Polish immigrants, churches and aid societies on the Westside

Submitted 09-02-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

A look into Grand Rapids' late 19th to early 20th century Polish immigrant community.