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Our place, your voices: Why I <3 The Rapidian

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 05-15-2015 under OPINION

I <3 The Rapidian for its volunteer opportunities I have volunteered all around town, but no experience beats volunteering for The Rapidian. As a citizen journalist and especially as an editorial mentor, my hard-earned skills and experience as an...

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Our place, your voices: From there to here...Together

by (laurie)

Submitted 05-14-2015 under OPINION

Editor's note:  This article comes to you from the creator and founder of The Rapidian, and former Executive Director of the Community Media Center. We consider her the mother of The Rapidian here, and will forever be grateful for creating...

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Catalyst Radio: Child well-being, addressing poverty the focuses of community effort

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-08-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about a multi-organizational effort to examine child well-being, and work for solutions to childhood poverty...

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The Rapidian to celebrate the "we" that makes citizen journalism powerful

by (Briana)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On May 14 at 7:00 p.m., The Rapidian will be holding its annual Community Celebration at Brewery Vivant to help kick off our Spring Fund Drive, which runs May 15 to 22. We will be celebrating and recognizing all the different working parts...

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Catalyst Radio: NOW GR "Exploring the Future of Feminism"

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-01-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the local chapter of the National Organization for Women, and preview its upcoming fundraising event on...

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Catalyst Radio: Heritage Theatre begins 25th anniversary season of classic-themed plays

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-24-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW  In this episode of Catalyst Radio we get a preview of Heritage Theatre Group’s upcoming performance season, as well as some fundraising...

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Catalyst Radio: Creative Youth Center teaches writing, gives youth enthusiasm for learning

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about the Creative Youth Center, where kids become published authors.  Through writing workshops and...

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Catalyst Radio: DisArt Festival takes over downtown, with nation's largest disability arts event

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW  In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight the inaugural DisArt Festival that begins today, April 10, in downtown Grand Rapids.  As the...

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Catalyst Radio: Architecture environmentalist Mazria is keynote for Wege Speaker Series

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-03-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW  In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature an interview with the keynote speaker of the upcoming annual Wege environmental lecture series,...

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Empowering community voices through celebrated difference

by (Briana)

Submitted 04-01-2015 under VOICES

Hello! I’m Briana Urena-Ravelo, and I’m the new Community Engagement specialist at The Rapidian. I am a community organizer, social justice activist, avid writer, poet and big mouth. I love basement shows, music, local restaurants,...

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