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Focus on Issues: Community Outreach Court

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Submitted 12-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

The latest episode of Focus on Issues focuses on the Community Outreach Court, a new initiative in the Heartside Neighborhood. Oftentimes, individuals experiencing homelessness have minor legal issues that create barriers to getting their lives on...

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NPO Showcase: Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank

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Submitted 12-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Feeding America West Michigan, a Food Bank that distributes food to pantries, shelters, and other local anti-hunger organizations in 40 West Michigan counties, including the Upper Peninsula. Ken Estelle, Chief...

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NPO Showcase: FoodCircles

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Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features FoodCircles, an organization that is helping to feed hungry kids in our community through something many people are already doing on a regular basis - dining out. Jonathan Kumar, Managing Director, and Adam...

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NPO Showcase: Literacy Center of West Michigan

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Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Dr. Wendy Falb, the new Executive Director of the Literacy Center of West Michigan. Dr. Falb joins us in studio to discuss her new role as Executive Director, what drew her to the mission, and how the Literacy...

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NPO Showcase: Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition

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Submitted 10-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition, a nonprofit working to make improvements to the Grand Rapids metro area to increase healthy and safe bicycling opportunities. Tom Tilma, Executive Director of the...

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NPO Showcase: GVSU Master of Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

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Submitted 10-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Salvatore Alaimo, Assistant Professor for Grand Valley State University's School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration. Dr. Alaimo joins us in studio to discuss the School's new curriculum, a...

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Mayor Heartwell addresses concerns of gentrification, bike lanes on City Connection

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Submitted 10-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, with multiple news stories breaking about new restaurants and bars and other development on the near...

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NPO Showcase: Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance

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Submitted 09-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features the Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance (MIEDA), an organization focused on reducing eating disorders through prevention and education initiatives aimed at young people, parents, educators, and health...

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Critical Discourse expands to seven events, invites public conversation

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Submitted 09-23-2014 under NEWS

This year ArtPrize will host an expanded version of its Critical Discourse Series at the HUB at 41 Sheldon Boulevard. The Community Media Center will serve as the official media sponsor covering the discussion via GRTV, WYCE and The...

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Focus on Issues: Panhandling in Grand Rapids

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Submitted 09-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

The latest episode of Focus on Issues focuses on panhandling in Grand Rapids. In early June, the Grand Rapids City Commission attempted to pass an ordinance that would put limitations on panhandling, such as banning begging from motorists. The vote...

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