City of Grand Rapids

COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, March 20 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-20-2020 under NEWS

10 days into Michigan’s declared state of emergency regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of statewide confirmed cases of those testing positive for the disease has risen to 549. As the numbers continue to rise statewide, nationwide, and...

[read more]

Grand Rapids to celebrate Census Day on April 1 with readjusted outreach efforts by community organizations

by (Brett)

Submitted 03-19-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Across the U.S., Wednesday, April 1 will mark Census Day, a key reference date for the 2020 U.S. census. The once-every-decade U.S. census effort informs the distribution of billions of dollars in federal funding to resources such as Medicare,...

[read more]

COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-18-2020 under NEWS

Another day means more developments regarding various Grand Rapids organizations' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shared in this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 update are statements from the City of Grand Rapids, the Kent County Health Department...

[read more]

COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Tuesday, March 17 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-17-2020 under NEWS

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to more deeply permeate local life, new statements by various Grand Rapids organizations have been released to update residents on where their services and resources stand. Shared in this Tuesday, March 17, 2020...

[read more]

Exploring community organizations' joint effort to get all Grand Rapids residents counted in 2020 census

by (Brett)

Submitted 02-20-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

A new decade brings with it a changing U.S. population, which in Grand Rapids means once again taking stock of where its own population stands. As the 2020 U.S. census gears up nationwide, Grand Rapids residents will renew their role in the once-...

[read more]

Census advocates working to build trust and turnout

by (MVanDenend)

Submitted 02-13-2020 under NEWS

The 2020 Census, much-discussed and fought over, is already underway. On January 21, the counting officially began with Census Bureau employees visiting the homes in the rural Alaskan village of Toksook Bay. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, most...

[read more]

City Connection - Census coordinator Kathi Harris joins Mayor Bliss in-studio discussion

by (GRTV)

Submitted 02-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Every month, Mayor Bliss or a representative from the city will be open to all questions sent in during or in anticipation of her live on-air show "City Connection." The mayor will respond to citizen questions submitted by calling in,...

[read more]

City Connection - New city Emergency Manager joins Mayor Bliss for in-studio discussion

by (GRTV)

Submitted 01-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

Every month, Mayor Bliss or a representative from the city will be open to all questions sent in during or in anticipation of her live on-air show "City Connection." The mayor will respond to citizen questions submitted by calling in,...

[read more]

Positioning Residents to be the Voice of Change

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

“You can build all the buildings in the world, but unless you create relationships and connections with residents, things won’t happen,” explains Suzanne Schultz, the outgoing Managing Director of Design and Development for the...

[read more]

City Connection - Communication Strategies with Doug Matthews and Amy Snow-Buckner

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-06-2019 under NEWS

Every month, Mayor Bliss or a representative from the city will be open to all questions sent in during or in anticipation of her live on-air show "City Connection." The mayor will respond to citizen questions submitted by calling in,...

[read more]

Browse