The Rapidian

Prevention

Meet your elected officials hosted by Young Leaders Against Violence

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 08-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence (YLAV) is a coalition for youth leaders who strive towards ending sexual and domestic violence, as well as educating themselves and others on these issues. YLAV will be hosting an event, Meet Your Elected Officials, to...

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American Heart Association Challenges Everyone to Get Moving

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

NPO Showcase sits down with Cindy Bouma, Communications Director of American Heart Association. Cindy says it takes only 30 minutes a day of excercising to decrease chances of high blood pressure and potential heart diesease. Excercising can be as...

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NPO Showcase: Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features the Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance (MIEDA), an organization focused on reducing eating disorders through prevention and education initiatives aimed at young people, parents, educators, and health...

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Campaign exceeds goal, brings teen violence prevention program back in classrooms

by (FamilyFutures)

Submitted 06-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

A lot can change in a year. In summer of 2013, the Resources Against Violent Encounters (RAVE) program from Family Futures was on the ropes – critically low in funding, and in danger of ending altogether. Family Futures launched the “...

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Teen violence prevention program launches summer campaign

by (FamilyFutures)

Submitted 06-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

It started because of a need. The need to break the cycle of violence, spinning faster and faster throughout our community. And now it’s a program in need – a need for funding to stay in our schools where it can make an impact. Founded...

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Statewide funding cut hurts local families

by (FamilyFutures)

Submitted 10-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

On October 1, state funding for the Prevention Pilot Project in Michigan was unexpectedly cut from 11 service agencies in Grand Rapids, Flint and metro Detroit. These agencies had been responsible for reducing caseloads for Child Protective Services...

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Catalyst Radio: Red Project's AIDS Walk on Oct. 13 to help fund projects such as needle exchange program

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-05-2012 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 learn about the Grand Rapids Red Project, and its effort in prevention of and testing for HIV/AIDS and...

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Catalyst Radio: Michigan Abolitionist Project working to end sex slavery, labor trafficking

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-08-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features the Michigan Abolitionist Project centered here in Grand Rapids. Julie Slagter, executive director, talks...

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Grand Rapids Weed & Seed Celebrates 5 Years' Collaborative Effort in Urban Core

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 04-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Since its inception five years ago, the place-based community strategy, Grand Rapids Weed & Seed is counting its accomplishments in celebration of its fifth year of outreach within the Baxter, Eastown, South East End, Madison Area and East...

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