My First Job in USA

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 06-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

Each month, the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Adult Tutoring Program publishes a newsletter featuring articles written by program learners. The following article was written by Flor de América Heredia de Javier , who is a learner in...

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The Urban Shopping Experience

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 12-03-2010 under OPINION

Downtown retail is an indicator of a healthy city. The suburban ethos of the 50s and 60s left Grand Rapids, like many other cities, with deteriorated business cores that were primarily only used as commuter office spaces on a nine to five schedule....

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The Mitten: One Size Fits Most?

by (Ruth)

Submitted 11-19-2009 under OPINION

The Generation Y Michigan podcast on Michigan Radio and the overly optimistic pro-Michigan sentiments it's inspiring are starting to annoy me. Oversimplified arguments for pledging allegiance to Michigan willfully ignore...

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AmeriCorps VISTA members help to supplement Boys & Girls Clubs’ development needs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-03-2009 under NONPROFITS

The current economic situation is leaving businesses and non-profits alike struggling to maintain their already-existing staff, shutting the door completely on the possibility of hiring newcomers to fill much needed positions. Thankfully, AmeriCorps...

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