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Community Media Center introduces new leader for media access project

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 08-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Community Media Center’s Elevating Voices Project aims to raise the visibility of diverse voices by providing the access, training and tools necessary for individuals to tell their stories, right in the neighborhoods where they live and...

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Catalyst Radio: Ready To Run helping women hit the campaign trail

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-23-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about a training program that helps prepare women for the campaign trail and seek political office. Ready To...

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Meet civic investor Ben Oliver: Investing in voice

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 04-18-2014 under VOICES

Prior to his move to Grand Rapids, civic investor Ben Oliver attended Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. “During my time there I was focused on getting good grades, developing my intellect and discovering myself and my personal...

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Meet civic investor Roberta King: Investing in passion

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 04-16-2014 under VOICES

Since its conception in 2009, The Rapidian has come to be "one of the boys" when it comes to local media. Civic investor Roberta King was a part of its launching process and remembers the early days fondly. "There were a lot of people...

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Film festival submissions coordinator encourages community, diversity

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 03-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This story is the second installment of a series on the Grand Rapids film scene and Grand Rapids Film Festival. To read the first installment, a profile of Storytelling Pictures production coordinator Frankie Bailey, click here. “Film is such...

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New media project aims to elevate neighborhood voices

by (Community Media...)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Elevating Voices, an innovative new community media project, is coming to the neighborhoods of Grand Rapids. The project is headed by the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) and will teach nonprofits of all types and sizes how to create...

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Catalyst Radio: CMC project is Elevating Voices in neighborhoods through access to modern media

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-07-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we turn the microphone to Community Media Center for a project called Elevating Voices.  Funded by the W. K....

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Strengthening community through media

by (Renato)

Submitted 10-17-2012 under OPINION

Greetings! My name is Renato Delos Reyes, and I wanted to take some time to introduce myself to The Rapidian community, seeing as how I am your new Community Engagement Specialist. After being raised in a small rural town just outside of Lansing, I...

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Catalyst Radio: Mary Ullmer remaking her career as a journalist

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-12-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we visit with local journalist Mary Ullmer. Ullmer was most recently sports editor for The Grand Rapids Press,...

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Catalyst Radio: Journalist Amy Goodman visits Wealthy Theatre on 100-city tour

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-21-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Independent journalist Amy Goodman, executive producer and host of the news program Democracy Now!, stopped in Grand Rapids this week as part of a...

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