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Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS
Students from The Potter’s House high school use the rubbish from the new building site to create works of art, and anchor their learning about being transformational leaders.
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.
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.
Submitted 08-23-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Michele Fife speaks with Jorge Gonzales from West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Submitted 08-03-2016 under NONPROFITS
In his 22 years with Feeding America West Michigan, John Arnold fed hundreds of thousands and inspired nonprofit leaders across the country.
Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Gertrude Van Houten was a local celebrity during the 1920s & 1930s, and she was almost lost to history.
Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Jessica Young talks to Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing about the landscape of modern religious storytelling, including festival guests Tobias Wolff, George Saunders, Zadie Smith, Sarah Bessey, and Nadia Bolz-Weber.
Submitted 04-05-2016 under VOICES
Ernesto Pulido trains in Clemente Park in the Roosevelt Park neighborhood and runs on Kent Trails to prepare for tryouts in his parents' home country, Mexico.
Submitted 04-05-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Grand Rapids Trans Foundation, introduced to the community on March 31, 2016, will be offering scholarships to local low-income trans students to remove educational barriers.
Submitted 02-29-2016 under NEWS
Host Jessica Young talks to Mike Saunders about how he uses his passion for art and equity to break down barriers to education and create unique learning opportunities.
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