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Neighborhood Summit debuts video showcasing record attendance, community participation

This year's Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit on March 4, 2017 grew from four workshops to 17 and hosted almost 400 community members.
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Keynote speaker Gyasi Ross with Kids Summit attendees

Keynote speaker Gyasi Ross with Kids Summit attendees /Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017 the leadership team from the Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit debuted a video highlighting this past Summit's record number of attendees, workshops, sponsors and community participation to the Grand Rapids City Commission.

Stacy Stout, Assistant to the City Manager said, "The Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit is not just an event, it's a call to action. This video is a reminder of what we learned and a reminder of that call to action. Our hope is that people will continue to host block parties or do so for the first time, continue to reach out to their neighbors, continue to organize."



Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard is the Community Engagement Specialist at The Rapidian and served on the leadership committee for the Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit.

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