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immigration

Story Matters: Rubi Garcia describes life since coming to USA

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 02-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Nerida Aviles shares difficulties faced in USA

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 02-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Rosa Isela Corona works to connect parents with resources

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is...

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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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Ana Doonan: community servant and literacy advocate

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 11-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

“I truly believe that we all have a purpose,” said Ana Doonan when asked about life's twists and turns leading to her current role at LINC Community Revitalization. The organization, whose mission includes revitalizing neighborhoods...

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Jaenell Ott, Hispanic Center teacher and lifelong learner

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 06-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

At the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, building community and confidence are an integral part of learning. Jaenell Ott, Adult Education Coordinator and Lead Teacher at the center, says her students keep coming back for the warm and welcoming...

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Cook Arts Center hosts student exhibit of artwork centered on immigration, injustice

by (GAAH)

Submitted 05-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

Almost three months ago, teacher Alex Escamilla's 8th grade journalism students sat in the art studio at the Cook Arts Center, waiting to be introduced to local artist Reyna Garcia. Some of them chatted while others goofed off, and a few waited...

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Distant soil

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

By: Rudy R. There are many trees that reach their adulthood on soil that lacks the minerals needed in order to reach their fullest potential. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, on a distant land, trees flourish on soil that is very rich,...

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Immigrant trapped

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

By: Monika S. An undocumented high schooler's dream to go to college won't come true. Crystal's story started around 1999. One-year-old Crystal was dying of depression because her grandmother had moved to the United States. Premature...

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