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Catalyst Radio: how public parks inspire sustainable communities

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Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. Daria Gosztyla, Urban Forest Project Coordinator at Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, shares information about the upcoming planning process for city parks, how...

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Catalyst Radio: How Girls on the Run empowers and educates through running

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Submitted 04-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. Girls on the Run is national initiative which inspires "girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which...

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Catalyst Radio: Modern religious storytelling and the Festival of Faith & Writing

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Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

We met Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing at Calvin College. 2,000 writers and readers of any or no faith will attend the festival April 14-16 at Calvin College campus to learn and discuss ethics, liberation, world...

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Catalyst Radio: racial equity in Grand Rapids

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Submitted 03-21-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio, we talk with Kyle Lim, project coordinator for Grand Rapids Urban League, on issues around racial equity in Grand...

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Catalyst Radio: Breaking down barriers and creating unique learning opportunities at WMCAT

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Submitted 02-29-2016 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   In this interview, host Jessica Young is in the studio with Mike Saunders -- movie producer, DJ, and teaching artist at WMCAT -- talking about how he...

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Catalyst Radio: music & activism, ft. Fable the Poet & Lady Ace Boogie

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Submitted 02-19-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   In this interview, Fable the Poet, spoken word artist, and Lady Ace Boogie, hip hop/feel good musician, talk about how their experiences and passions...

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Catalyst Radio: learning more about the local Sikh community

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Submitted 02-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. In December 2015, a Grand Rapids sales clerk who was Sikh was targeted in a racially and religiously motivated shooting attack and robbery. Because of this...

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Catalyst Radio: faith, LGBTQ+ communities, and spiritual violence

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Submitted 02-05-2016 under OPINION

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio, we talk with Scott Burden, Graduate Assistant of the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center at Grand Valley...

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Catalyst Radio: personal and societal transformation through a plant-based diet

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Submitted 01-29-2016 under OPINION

INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio, Michele Fife sits down with Kim Enochs, executive director of Veg Fest Grand Rapids and co-founder Plant Based Solutions, a Grand Rapids nonprofit dedicated to advocating for personal and societal...

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Catalyst Radio: Partners for a Racism-Free Community

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Submitted 01-22-2016 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. week, this episode of Catalyst Radio features the local organization Partners for a Racism-Free...

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