The Rapidian

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Grand Rapid's South West Neighborhood

ACT hosts the eighth annual ACTion Art exhibit

Submitted 03-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

ACTion Art delivers a unique opportunity for the Grand Rapids art community. Learn more about the impactful exhibit below.

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Inspiration everywhere: ACT apprentice Reed Lewis

Submitted 03-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at art apprentice Reed Lewis – his inspiration, his creation, and his goals.

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"Cook Library Scholars", un programa de apoyo para jóvenes, se transforma en una segunda familia

Submitted 03-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Más que una fuente de apoyo académico, el programa les da consuelo a los estudiantes y sus familias durante momentos difíciles y les anima a enfrentar los desafíos.

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Volunteers become champions at Cook Library Center

Submitted 03-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

At Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities the volunteers are critical and cherished supporters in pursuing our mission.

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Gaining confidence through the Literacy Center of West Michigan

Submitted 03-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Quatina Michael describes her literacy journey.

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Creating happiness: ACT apprentice Alison Ching

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at art apprentice Alison Ching – her inspiration, her creation, and her goals.

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Mayor Rosalynn Bliss talks about first year as mayor, implementing sustainable practices

Submitted 02-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

Environmental sustainability remains a top priority in Bliss' role as Mayor. It is one of the four legs of her strategic plan: social impact, economic impact, environmental impact and the most recent addition, governance—the concept of government reacting directly to the needs of the community.

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Immigration policy fears cause clinic patients to stay away, cancel insurance

Submitted 02-07-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Patients fearing deportation or naturalization cancellation are canceling insurance and other forms of assistance. We in the medical community have to consider new ways we can support our patients, and how we can shape immigration policy that will allow them to live their dreams and stay healthy.

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Hip-hop camp brings happiness to kids at Cook Arts Center

Submitted 02-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

Two-week pilot camp was a clear success and stirred excitment for hip-hop culture among students at the Cook Arts Center.

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Artist Beatriz Santiago Muñoz to give talk at Civic Studio

Submitted 01-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

On February 1, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., Civic Studio will present Beatriz Santiago Muñoz for a free public talk.

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