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What's Next for the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan

by (Urban Core Coll...)

Submitted 02-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan has been providing social services to the Hispanic community for over 40 years. With a mission to educate, advocate and empower Latinos, the Center has unfortunately gone without leadership for more than a...

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Photo gallery: Cosecha GR walks to Lansing for immigrant rights

by (jproth1)

Submitted 10-11-2018 under NEWS

Over forty people with Movimiento Cosecha GR left Grand Rapids on Friday, October 5, 2018 and made a historic sixty-five mile march advocating for drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants. The walkers also included members from the Bronson...

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Honoring the legacy of César Chávez

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-19-2018 under NEWS

The legacy of César Chávez was honored Thursday, March 15, 2018 as residents and community leaders gathered at the Cook Library Center, 1100 Grandville Ave SW and marched to Potter House Chapel for a community gathering for the18th annual César E....

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We must continue to fight for rights of all immigrants

by (Scastro329)

Submitted 05-25-2017 under OPINION

Cosecha is a movement that is working towards dignity, respect and permanent protection for all documented and undocumented immigrants through nonviolent actions to bring awareness that immigrants are vital assets to the United States as well as...

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Black motorists twice as likely to be pulled over, searched by Grand Rapids police

by (Russell Olmsted)

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NEWS

According to the City’s Traffic Stop Data Analysis study, Black drivers in the city of Grand Rapids are twice as likely to be pulled over by police as white drivers. The discussion of these results and the study's recommendations brought...

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West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to hold 10th business expo

by (WM Hispanic Cha...)

Submitted 10-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to working with all members of the community to increase the economic advancement of Hispanic owned businesses and to assist the professional growth of Hispanic business leaders in West...

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Prosperity for some: Noted economist to address disparity in Grand Rapids

by (BecaV)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Pastor will be at the Wealthy Theatre on September 24 to discuss his research and the connection between the conditions of racial equity and economy, and what this means for Grand Rapids. Dr. Pastor’s research addresses the current...

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37th Annual Hispanic Festival brings beats, eats, culture back to Calder Plaza

by (Hispanic-Center)

Submitted 09-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan is holding its 37th annual Hispanic Festival September 5th and 6th in Calder Plaza, Downtown Grand Rapids.  The event will run from 11:30 am to 11:30 pm on both days, and is free and open to the public....

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Crossing Borders

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 10-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

THE PROGRAM Offered at Dominican Center at Marywood, this six-session course, designed by JustFaith Ministries, offers the opportunity for prayer, reading and reflection about the issue of immigration.  We will explore public policy positions...

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Plant Understanding ~ Harvest Peace

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering you FOUR OUTSTANDING PROGRAMS that are all based on the theme of peace through listening, dialogue with others and with God;  and understanding without judging. Consider attending one or more of the...

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