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Grand Rapids Public Schools’ Parent University to host screenings of American Divided

by (Natalie Hart)

Submitted 08-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, June 28, over 600 people gathered at Celebration Cinema South to watch two screenings of America Divided, a film series that explores some of America’s thorniest issues—criminal justice, housing equity, education,...

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Local labor unions explain possible effects of Right to Work legislation

by (Kschmitty)

Submitted 04-17-2013 under NEWS

On December 11, 2012, Michigan joined Indiana, Iowa and 21 other states by signing into law the new Right-To-Work (RtW) legislation. The new legislation mandates that employees are now allowed a new choice in labor contracts - the choice not to...

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Catalyst Radio: IWW Film Series focuses on labor and social issues

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-10-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEWIn this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about a monthly film series put on by the Grand Rapids chapter of the Industrial Workers of the World...

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Motherhood–The Journey

by (MomsBloom)

Submitted 09-23-2009 under NONPROFITS

MomsBloom will present Motherhood–The Journey on Thursday, October 8, at Wealthy Theatre in Grand Rapids. Local actors, dancers and musicians will perform this theatrical fundraiser that explores mothering—from wanting a baby to having a baby and...

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Health care demonstration

by (Mike Saunders)

Submitted 09-15-2009 under NEWS

August 29, 2009 This Sunday a group of around 250 gathered outside of the Ford Federal Building to support health care reform. The Kent County Democratic Party described the gathering of "Democrats, progressives and independents" as "a counterpoint...

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