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4th annual Women and Environment Symposium explores environmental justice issues, solutions

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 03-23-2015 under NEWS

The Women and Environment Symposium hosted by  the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) and Grand Valley State University aspires to educate, to inspire and to motivate participants to act. This year’s theme centered...

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Placemaking as hospitality: How can we invite everyone to the table?

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Placemaking was not a word I knew growing up. Even though we weren't using words like placemaking and city-building yet, I was aware of the effects of place pretty early in my life. My family moved several times while I was a child, so I was...

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Auburn Hills: Creating new spaces

by (kylenlim)

Submitted 02-19-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Not many people in Grand Rapids know the story of Auburn Hills: the story of how four African American families envisioned a neighborhood where any person, regardless of their race, could live. This is a story of triumph- where in the face of fear...

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Women's Symposium to tackle gender roles, environmental issues

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under NEWS

The 4th annual Women and the Environment Symposium presented by the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) will be tackling problems like environmental justice and gender issues, and aims to leave participants with...

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Catalyst Radio: Not In Our Town

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-02-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the MP3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The community screening of a documentary about fighting hate crime is the focus of this week’s interview. Not In Our Town/ Stop Hate Together will...

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Diversity and Inclusion lecture series to start Wednesday

by (TEAM West MI)

Submitted 11-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Tolerance, Equality, and Awareness Movement (TEAM), a 501(c)(3) human rights organization in West Michigan, is launching its Diversity and Inclusion Lecture Series, part of its broader TEAM Diversity and Inclusion Program.   The Diversity...

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