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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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Our place, your voices: Our democratic need for citizen journalists

by (tclinton)

Submitted 05-12-2015 under OPINION

Since I took over as the Executive Director of the Community Media Center (CMC) a year ago, I have been confronted time and time again by highly reported international and national news stories that involve challenges to freedom of speech and access...

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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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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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WYCE seeks listener support with Spring Fund Drive

by (WYCE)

Submitted 03-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

A message from station manager AJ Paschka   As you read this article, WYCE 88.1FM is running its 2015 Spring Fund Drive. Listeners are invited to help us keep this unique organization funded. We are a radio station that is listener funded and...

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Catalyst Radio: Catherine's Health Center awarded grant for new Heart Smart Connections program

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-24-2015 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 feature the local nonprofit Catherine’s Health Center, working to improve access for those in need of health...

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