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Equity issues: West Michigan businesses should measure progress

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 01-04-2017 under OPINION

Part 2 During a recent roundtable discussion with local small business owners, hosted by MiBiz, the all-white panel brought up the large economic gap between people of color and white people in Grand Rapids. In Part 2, I talk with one of the...

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Equity Drinks to include police chief in public discussion on rifle purchases

by (Jeremy Moore)

Submitted 12-29-2015 under NEWS

Equity Drinks is focusing on developing a network for people who identify as working to advance equity in Grand Rapids. We believe understanding the complexity of those doing the work sets a foundation for action. In August of 2014, Equity...

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How We Grow: The inertia of the lone call to action

by (Jeremy Moore)

Submitted 09-10-2015 under VOICES

“…But do not struggle for the Dreamers. Hope for them. Pray for them, if you are so moved. But do not pin your struggle on their conversion. The Dreamers will have to learn to struggle themselves, to understand that the field for their...

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Long-time residents to lead panel discussion on economic growth

by (jleff)

Submitted 08-11-2015 under OPINION

Racial justice advocates and neighborhood leaders are hosting an event that is meant to spark a hard conversation about whether economic growth in Grand Rapids benefits everyone. The event, titled How We Grow, is being hosted by Equity Drinks,...

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