Community Updates: Friday, April 7

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-07-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Office of Oversight and Public Accountability, Community Partners to Hold "Clean Slate GR Expungement Program" Next Month  On Tuesday, the City of Grand Rapids sent out a press release to announce that the Grand...

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Putting the Pieces Back Together: Derek Achieves a Year of Sobriety

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 12-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

Derek is 27-years-old and a recent client of Guiding Light’s Recovery program. He works full-time and lives at our sober-living apartments called Iron house. This past year-and-a-half, Derek has been in recovery after years of severe...

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Metro Health - University of Michigan Health offers sign-on bonus to new medical assistants

by (metrohealth2019)

Submitted 12-09-2020 under NONPROFITS

There’s no question that healthcare workers are—and have always been—heroes in our communities. They were heroes long before yard signs celebrating and thanking them filled neighborhoods. They were working long hours and providing...

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The Job Post Moves into New Office, Provides Easier Access, Free Parking for Job Seekers

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 10-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Job Post, a full-service hiring firm and social enterprise of Guiding Light, has moved into a new office in Grand Rapids at 401 Hall St. SW. The new office offers easier and more convenient access to both job seekers and companies looking to...

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Builders Exchange of Michigan Donates More Than $24,000 to Guiding Light's Back to Work Program

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 10-01-2020 under NONPROFITS

Builders Exchange of Michigan raised $24,943 with the help of construction industry and community members at the 64th Annual Golf Outing to benefit Guiding Light’s Back to Work program. Builders Exchange presented Guiding Light with the check...

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Three vocational experts present on 'The Future of Work'

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 03-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

Globalization. Automation. Underemployment and the gig economy. What are the trends that have been shaping patterns of work? How will government, industry and educators respond to the new opportunities and challenges created by change? Just as...

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New ordinance proposal calls for Civil Rights Department, robust anti-discrimination legislation in Grand Rapids

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-13-2018 under NEWS

“The citizens in Grand Rapids are totally unprotected from discrimination, totally. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has a couple good investigators and I mean a couple,” says Lyonel LaGrone, Policy Liaison for LINC UP, a local...

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Steepletown tears down barriers to employment, hunger included

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Imagine clocking in at the beginning of your work day, not having eaten a single thing the day before. Instead of project deadlines and presentations, you’re thinking about your growling, empty stomach. The staff at Steepletown...

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Intern Connect - Professional Networking Night

by (Hello West Michigan)

Submitted 06-07-2016 under

West Michigan Intern Connect is back for its 3rd annual summer with 2 events for interns in West Michigan. Connect with your peers, the community, and West Michigan employers.   If your internship doesn't turn into a job, or if it isn't...

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Grand Rapids Job Fair

by (jlindblom@michi...)

Submitted 12-23-2015 under

Great opportunity to meet face to face with employers! Bring several copies of your resume. Dress professionally.

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