Racial Justice

The Diatribe launches anti-racist art project to shift narrative of southeast, southwest Grand Rapids

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-07-2021 under NEWS

“If you had art that reclaimed your neighborhood, what would that look like?” This question will be asked of young residents from Grand Rapids’ southeast and southwest sides, as part of a new anti-racist project bringing large-...

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Passing the Mic: Kaufman Interfaith Institute's Allison Egrin answers, "What tenet of your faith tradition most stands out to you right now?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-24-2021 under VOICES

Brett Townsend, Community Services Specialist at Community Media Center, asks leaders or practitioners in Grand Rapids faith communities: "What tenet of your religious or spiritual tradition most stands out to you right now?" Allison...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-29-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department unveils finalized strategic plan to improve policing Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne unveiled the final draft of his department’s thee-year strategic plan on Tuesday, which aims to improve police-community...

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Accepting Applications: Local org seeking community members to co-create equitable outcomes for city

by (wmcat)

Submitted 08-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

Public Agency at WMCAT, an equity-centered design consultancy and social enterprise that is embedded in Grand Rapids-based nonprofit West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology, officially opened the application process on August 24, 2020, seeking a...

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Amazing Women of Color to lead OKT events

by (OKT)

Submitted 05-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

As part of its Women of Color strategy, Our Kitchen Table is bringing some amazing women to Grand Rapids to educate and inspire.  May 12: Detroit food justice and media activist, Lottie V. Spady will facilitate OKT's Women of Color Cook,...

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Long-time residents to lead panel discussion on economic growth

by (jleff)

Submitted 08-11-2015 under OPINION

Racial justice advocates and neighborhood leaders are hosting an event that is meant to spark a hard conversation about whether economic growth in Grand Rapids benefits everyone. The event, titled How We Grow, is being hosted by Equity Drinks,...

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GR Teens take part in the Magic Ring Game

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 07-12-2013 under NONPROFITS

About 20 teens with Tall Turf Ministries and Madison Square CRC sit in a circle in the activity room at the Tall Turf Ministry building on the corner of Franklin and Madison. They are participating in the Magic Ring game. The rules of the games are...

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Area Teens Take a Stand

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 05-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

  Over the past three weeks, teens from the GRIL U teen leadership program have been going out and using their voice for community impact on various injustices.  Two weeks ago the teens from the Navigators and Bethany Christian Services...

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Special Viewing of "The Color of Fear"

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 03-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

Join GRACE and PRFC for a special viewing of "The Color of Fear", the award winning race relations documentary! Where: UICA Theatre 41 Sheldon Blvd. SEGrand Rapids, MI 49503click for map When: Monday, March 8, 2010 from 7-9 pm 7-7:30 pm: Wine and...

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