Community updates: Friday, Oct. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-01-2021 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is now offering booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to eligible people, it announced this week. Effective since Tuesday, the boosters...

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Guiding Light Launches 'Casting Light' Podcast Highlighting Stories of Rescue, Recovery and Reengagement

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 07-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

Guiding Light, a Grand Rapids-based nonprofit, has launched a weekly podcast series to document and share the stories of Grand Rapids men in recovery who have found hope and a new way forward. “Casting Light, Stories of Recovery and Hope at...

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Award-winning writers Krista Tippett, host of ON BEING podcast, and novelist Min Jin Lee in Grand Rapids this Spring for the 30th Anniversary Festival of Faith & Writing

by (ccfwgr)

Submitted 02-25-2020 under NONPROFITS

See On Being host, Krista Tippett, live with novelist Min Jin Lee for a taping during the Fesival of Faith & Writing on April 16, 2020 at 5:45pm. Krista Tippett has inspired thousands with her courageously bold topics and wonderfully...

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Catalyst Radio: Anxiety Resource Center

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young welcomes Suzette Andres and Jennifer Hienskill of Anxiety Resource Center located in downtown Grand Rapids. Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center. The program is a feature of...

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Catalyst Radio: WMCAT talks teen music projects, Creston Brewery show

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young speaks with Mike Saunders, teaching artist at West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology's after school teen arts program. For more information about WMCAT, visit http://www.wmcat.org/. Catalyst Radio is the weekly public...

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Catalyst Radio: Refugee Education Center aims to help refugee children and families in West Michigan

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Jenny Kinne speaks with Susan Kragt, executive director of the Grand Rapids-based nonprofit Refugee Education Center. The mission of the organization is to help refugee families who are already living here and who want to integrate more fully...

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Catalyst Radio: Tami VandenBerg talks legalization of cannabis

by (Catalyst Radio)

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: Rapid Response to ICE

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

This show features two volunteers for Grand Rapids's Rapid Response to ICE Team - Amy Carpenter and Sarah Doherty. ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) is the entity responsible for all deportations in the United States. Grand Rapids's...

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New podcast features Grand Rapids locations and issues

by (lukehferris)

Submitted 05-03-2016 under NEWS

These are the spaces that Grand Rapidians gather to talk about what’s going on in their life and in their community. On plush chairs in the corner of a downtown coffee shop. In the booth at the neighborhood brewery. Walking together on a city...

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Catalyst Radio relaunches with new team focused on community issues, social justice, media literacy

by (Katie Gordon)

Submitted 01-05-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

With the new year, comes a renewed focus on sharing the under-told stories in our community. Catalyst Radio, a project of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) and a radio show on WYCE 88.1FM, is beginning a new chapter. United around the...

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