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Grand Rapid's South West Neighborhood

First class of GRPS Challenge Scholars aims for free college

Submitted 06-16-2017 under NEWS

Union High School freshmen wrap up the school year with free college in mind, as the first group of potential Challenge Scholars in Grand Rapids Public Schools.

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Camp Fire provides warm, safe places for children

Submitted 06-12-2017 under NEWS

Camp Fire West Michigan 4C provides after-school and summer programming for 1,300 students in Grand Rapids. Its program would go away if federal funding is cut.

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'Communities are going to see repercussions' from Trump after-school cuts, leaders say

Submitted 06-09-2017 under NEWS

GRPS and other school districts are alarmed by the proposed $9.2 billion cut in federal funding to schools, which would eliminate after-school and summer programs for 6,500 local students.

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Annual "Día del Sol" fundraiser celebrates Grandville Avenue community

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

On June 15, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities will be hosting their annual fundraiser at the Goei Center.

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To measure a year: Reflecting on ACT's apprenticeship program

Submitted 05-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

Consulting Writer Annabelle Miller reflects on the power and impact of ACT's first apprenticeship program.

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Disability Advocates' Adaptive Home Solutions helps resolve barriers to independent living

Submitted 05-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Disability Advocates of Kent County who works alongside people with disabilities seeking to lead self-directed lives.

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Nonprofit volunteer fair scheduled for May 31

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Explore volunteer opportunities for summer!

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Division Avenue Arts Collective is back with all-ages summer programming

Submitted 05-12-2017 under NEWS

The DAAC, Division Avenue Arts Collective, is back this summer with all-ages programming at their 333 Rumsey location as part of a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County.

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In constant growth: ACT apprentice Chris Overway

Submitted 05-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at ACT apprentice Chris Overway - his inspiration, his creation, and his goals.

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Visually captivating: ACT apprentice Michael Donnal

Submitted 04-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at ACT apprentice Michael Donnal - his inspiration, his creation, and his goals.

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