The Rapidian

Leadership

The LINC Academy for Social Transformation--Two Years of Leadership, Community & More.

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 01-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

“Everyone is a leader.” This was the phrase shared on the first day of the LINC Academy for Social Transformation (L.A.S.T.), a leadership experience designed by LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. to empower residents, to nurture...

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Don't be afraid to be different

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 11-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

LeMarr Jackson is currently a co-leader at the Madison Square Church GRIL U site. He first became involved with GR Initiative for Leaders as a participant in the GRIL U program at Tall Turf in 2009. “In GRIL U, I learned a lot about...

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Shawnee Park CRC integrates students into leadership

by (nathang_999)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Four years ago, Shawnee Park Christian Reformed Church did not have a single college student involved in its ministries. Now, on any given Sunday, 40 to 60 students attend the church. More than a dozen serve in ministries, and one student even...

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Mario Alfaro: husband, father, leader

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 10-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders (GRIL) graduate, Mario Alfaro is the Youth Advocate with the Supporting Our Leaders (SOL) Program at the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan. The SOL program connects youth with resources available in West Michigan...

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Catalyst Radio: Planned Parenthood's Lunquist shares experience of 38 years on the job

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-14-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW We are joined in studio in this episode of Catalyst Radio by Jan Lunquist, vice president of Education and Leadership Development at Planned Parenthood of West...

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Celebrate local nonprofit leaders

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 10-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

They’re the underdogs, the understated, and the absolutely unstoppable young people who make a living devoted to nonprofit life. These young nonprofit professionals are fiercely devoted to their communities, their workplaces and our future....

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New reporters explore media tools to express leadership in action

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 07-12-2012 under OPINION

On Wednesday, July 11, community members attended a communications training at LINC. Through this training, the group learned some tools for communication: audio, video, photo and text. This article is a reflection of their new knowledge of...

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Leadership Grand Rapids Class of 2012 announced

by (Center for Comm...)

Submitted 09-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Center for Community Leadership (CCL), the community leadership program of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce the community leaders who will participate in the 2012 Leadership Grand Rapids Program.   Thirty-...

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Jim Dunlap and First Steps to be Honored with Awards from Center for Community Leadership

by (Center for Comm...)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Center for Community Leadership (CCL), a program of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce that Huntington Bank President Jim Dunlap is the recipient of this year’s Distinguished Community Trustee Award, and the...

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Catalyst Radio: Open Book Project encourages students to define success for themselves

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

Jamiel Robinson, one of the co-founders of The Open Book Project, joins us on air to share the philosophy of this after-school, urban tutoring program. In the four years since the program started, OBP has uncovered many unexpected reasons that...

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