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Life in a Refugee Camp: From Bhutan to the United States by Posta Dangel

Submitted 12-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

Posta Dangal, born in Bhutan in 1975, was moved to a refugee camp in Nepal in 1990. While in the camp Posta became an advocate for other refugees. In 2011, Posta and her family were resettled in the United States and eight months later moved to Grand Rapids.

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UCOM brings healthy, local food to Wyoming community

Submitted 10-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

Program director Shawn Keener stocks her pantry with nutritious food, and clients like Lisette say they eat and live better as a result.

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GR Ladies Rock Mulligan's for Halloween benefit concert

Submitted 10-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Tonia Bug, PARTS, FLUSHED and Blanca Luz perform in Eastown for girl's rock camp benefit

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Fourth annual bilingual college fair bridges gap between Latino families and college

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NEWS

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan hosts fourth annual Bilingual College Fair to connect students and their families with over 25 local colleges and community organizations.

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Artist, nonprofit invite community to experience poverty for themselves

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

A new way of addressing poverty that involves personal experience and a call to action.

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Urban experiences are important to the development of well-rounded kids

Submitted 09-29-2016 under OPINION

Urban experiences develop self-confidence and cultural awareness in children. ArtPrize 8 is a perfect opportunity to bring kids downtown for a great urban experience.

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Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.

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The Potter's House School making art from the rubbish

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.

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Catalyst Radio - West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Submitted 08-23-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Michele Fife speaks with Jorge Gonzales from West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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How to triumph over the Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale: Tips from a bargain hunter

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

With over 10,000 pairs of shoes and savings of up to 80 percent off, the annual Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale is a bargain hunter’s dream. Here are a few tips for coming out on top.

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