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Catalyst Radio: Rapidian interns get real-world journalism experience

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Submitted 08-17-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Community Media Center, in addition to being a resource and services nonprofit involving media production, IT, television, radio and citizen...

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Tonja's story: former adult learner graduates college with awards

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 07-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

Tonja Lofton was an adult learner in the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Adult Tutoring Program.  Tonja shared her story after successfully moving on to receive a college education after participating in the program. Hello my...

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Literacy Center's Spellebration highlights a second chance for participants

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 05-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

As Lonette, Porfirio, and Megan prepared to deliver their speeches to a crowd of over 300 people at the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Bee Dazzling Spellebration, they were nervous and anxious. However, they did not let the anxiety stop them...

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Virginia is for lovers, tire swings are for dreamers, reporting is for the curious

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-14-2011 under OPINION

Reporting. It's for the curious. "I think that it's very easy to go about everyday life, to go from place to place, having the same conversations, getting very comfortable in what you think you know," said Lisa Fairman, a RadioLab...

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Adrdsisgne Laenrnig Dsiabitileis: Addressing Learning Disabilities

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 05-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

There are many reasons why a person may have dropped out of school at a young age or have a low reading level as an adult.  Learning disabilities is a common factor in adults with low literacy levels. 50 – 80% of students in adult...

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Catalyst Radio: VSA Michigan GR

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (11:03) The Electric Junkyard Gamelan is traveling to GR for a Monday Hat Trick show to benefit VSA Grand Rapids. Executive Director Michele Suchovsky shares how the arts made it possible for a quadraplegic man to sign his name for...

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Catalyst Radio: ARC Kent County Monday night's beneficiary of WYCE's hat trick concert series

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (8:18) Music lovers, Hat Trick goers, this one's for you. As the beneficiary of the upcoming music concert at One Trick Pony, ARC Kent County's executive director joins us to share exactly what Monday night's donations will support. ARC...

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