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LINC Community Revitalization

City Commission hears public comment about police body camera implementation

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-03-2014 under NEWS

Over 20 concerned citizens took to the podium at last night's City Commission meeting to voice their thoughts on the proposed implementation of the use of police body cameras for patrol officers.  The policy proposal was initiated by LINC...

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Second annual Black Market event to include awards presentation

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS

The second annual Black Market, presented by Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB) will take place on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22.  On Friday, networking, shopping, a strolling dinner and the inaugural Black Market GRAAB...

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LINC celebrates Southtown Square

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 11-04-2014 under NEWS

LINC Community Revitalization has completed Phase Two of their $13 Million Southtown efforts, restoring the block of Hall and Madison which once housed TJ’s Appliances. After the year long construction project, through the record breaking...

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Artprize offers transit passes to increase diversity

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Social equity is one of the main focuses of the 2014 Artprize, the world’s largest open art competition. For the 2014 seasons, Artprize teamed up with local non-profits like LINC, Grand Rapids Urban League, West Michigan Environmental Action...

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Job well done: LINC celebrates emerging leadership

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 03-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

“So what is the impact? How do you measure it?” “How do you know you’re making a difference?” If you are a concerned citizen, a funder, a peer—really, anyone with an interest in community revitalization—...

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LINC 2013: Year in Review

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 01-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

From economic development to community engagement to our affordable housing real estate development, all of LINC Community Revitalization, Inc.'s work is aimed at bettering our communities for equitable results.

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Taking a serious look at the future of the Black community in GR

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

When weighing the balance of history and the present, there's only one question that really matters: What will the future look like? "Empower Michigan", an initiative spearheaded by activists Jonathan Jelks, LINC Community Liaison...

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Community Spotlight: Brian Beard

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 09-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

LINC knows that our communities are rich in one of the biggest assets there is—people. We know hundreds of people go above and beyond to make a difference, to help others. The LINC Neighborhood Engagement team is honored to work alongside...

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New LINC gallery to build community through the arts

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-20-2013 under NEWS

LINC Community Revitalization Inc. (LINC) is embarking on a new neighborhood revitalization effort in the Madison Square neighborhood. LINC recently purchased the building next door to its headquarters at 1167 Madison Avenue SE. The project is...

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Tell us your story

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 08-20-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Our personal stories are what make our families and communities what they are. That is why LINC is partnering with Amway to help capture the community voice with Project Story. Storytelling is an important tool to connect with people, understand...

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