You might receive a postcard from the City asking if you like living in Grand Rapids — Here's why.

by (allisondonahue)

Submitted 02-01-2024 under NEWS

As part of its ongoing strategic planning efforts to improve services, the City of Grand Rapids is conducting a National Community Survey (NCS) to evaluate benchmark metrics obtained from the first 2022 NCS survey and to steer decisions in Fiscal...

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Guiding Light Maintains Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 05-03-2021 under NONPROFITS

For the fourth consecutive year, Guiding Light has again been awarded a Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on U.S. nonprofits. The Platinum designation is the highest level bestowed by...

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The election is over, now what?

by (Urban Core Coll...)

Submitted 12-02-2018 under NONPROFITS

This year brought a lot of excitement as people debated and voted in (and out) a new class of elected representatives. We saw large voter turnout across the nation and many first time voters: 18-year olds, new U.S. citizens and those who felt...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Holding leaders accountable without judgement

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 04-23-2018 under OPINION

I asked the panel to consider Karla’s question against the backdrop of the verse from Christian scriptures, Matthew 7:1, "Judge not that you not be judged.” Rev. Ray Lanning, a retired minister of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of...

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State of the State: Public Act 4 Must Go

by (balexander)

Submitted 01-24-2016 under OPINION

I’m parched – but it’s not because I’m living in a place like Flint where I must pay for polluted water while also purchasing clean water for consumption – it’s because I read the Governor’s State of the...

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