Catalyst Radio: Tami VandenBerg talks legalization of cannabis

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Submitted 12-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young speaks with Tami VandenBerg, board member of MI Legalize, a grassroots organization working to legalize cannabis in Michigan.

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Catalyst Radio: Dustin Dwyer on five years with State of Opportunity

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Submitted 06-16-2017 under OPINION

Listen to or download the audio here.  Michigan Radio reporter Dustin Dwyer just wrapped up five years of reporting on the State of Opportunity project based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a series that explores what can be done to break the cycle...

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Catalyst Radio: Religion, media and Islamophobia

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Submitted 03-31-2017 under NEWS

Dr. Simran Jeet Singh, a scholar of religion and social activist, talks with Catalyst Radio about the way religion and religious minorities are represented in the news, and surrounding issues of concern for both producers and consumers of media....

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Media literacy plays critical role in 2017

by (Katie Gordon)

Submitted 01-10-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

One year ago, Catalyst Radio was relaunched with a new team of hosts and fresh eyes on its goal to catalyze change in the community through conversation on social issues, public affairs and media literacy. As one of the hosts of Catalyst Radio,...

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GR Forward Together video is not the happy ending

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 07-19-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

“Very cool;” “Awesome video;” “A true Grand Rapids;” are some of the comments by viewers regarding the “GR Forward Together” video by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. released online on July 11, 2016. I had...

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Catalyst Radio: a conversation with the new Rapidian Editor

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Submitted 06-20-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Kiran Sood Patel, new managing editor of The Rapidian, shares stories and insights from her years of journalism and working in media. Sood Patel joins the Grand Rapids Community Media Center team with a passion for citizen journalism, expanded...

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New Community Media Center club unites lovers of film

by (Briana)

Submitted 05-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, I joined a small group of movie and media lovers and a handful of fellow CMC employees in the Koning Micro-Cinema inside of Wealthy Theatre to watch Rouben Mamoulian's pre-Code era film "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" for...

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The Rapidian to honor, celebrate citizen journalists at local restaurant

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Submitted 01-19-2016 under NEWS

Join us at The Rapidian in celebrating Grand Rapids' citizen journalists and local conversations at our Reporter Celebration on January 25. It will be hosted by Luna GR and feature a free appetizer bar. We’ve said it over and over,...

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The Pope is Coming...The Pope is Coming...

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Submitted 06-03-2015 under

 Pope Francis will be visiting the United States in September.  He will visit New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC. How does the average person get to see him?  What are the rules for media coverage?Presented by Fr. John Geaney,...

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Story Matters: Jessica explains interest in making videos

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Submitted 01-06-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer, fall,...

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