The Rapidian

gun violence

Thousands take part in March for Our Lives in Grand Rapids

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NEWS

More than 4,000 people gathered at Rosa Parks Circle on Saturday, March 24, 2018 calling for tougher gun control laws at the Grand Rapids March for Our Lives rally.   As part of the national March for Our Lives movement the the student-...

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Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center holds walkout in solidarity with GRPS, to promote safe community

by (hutch84)

Submitted 03-14-2018 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center (GRCDC) is a K – 5 elementary school in downtown Grand Rapids. GRCDC is a charter school with Grand Rapids Public Schools as the charter authorizer. This means they can make decisions as an autonomous entity...

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GRPS gets ready for school walkout, discusses gun violence, school security

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-09-2018 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools announced on February 22, 2018 that it would stand by and support students in their advocacy for gun reform by supporting the Wednesday, March 14, 2018 school walk-out. This walkout was organized by teens nationally in...

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Time to reduce gun violence: an open letter to Senator Dave Hildenbrand

by (Kathleen Ley)

Submitted 03-26-2014 under OPINION

It’s time for state Senator Dave Hildenbrand (MI-29) to step up and join reasonable efforts to reduce gun violence in Michigan – to save lives, to stand with a majority of voters, and to act consistently with his own public comments. Gun...

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How long will we wait?

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 04-28-2012 under OPINION

From the desk of Darel Ross II, LINC's Co-Executive Director: Looking out of my window onto a street that many youth affectionately refer to as “Mad Ave” (short for Madison Avenue) on the SE side of Grand Rapids, where a 14-year-old...

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