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WMCAT Opens Fall Enrollment for 15th Year of Free Afterschool Programming

by (wmcat)

Submitted 08-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) has opened its fall enrollment for arts and technology studios available to all Grand Rapids Public high school students. WMCAT will host an open enrollment information session for fall...

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Should teenagers be able to vote?

by (Kent Innovation...)

Submitted 12-12-2018 under OPINION

Teens across the nation are exploring political activism and wondering how to impact politics in their own way. This begs the question, should the voting age be shifted to 16, allowing younger opinions into the realm of politics? Mass shootings,...

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Local teen writers build relationships, strengthen skills at international conference

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 08-14-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

This month, Grand Rapids area students Maeve Wilbourn and Aliya Hall had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco to attend the International Congress of Youth Voices as student delegates. The young women were attending as representatives of Grand...

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LifeFest Youth Rally

by (grrtl)

Submitted 09-29-2015 under

Join teens from all over West Michigan for LifeFest Youth Rally on Sunday, October 18! Come and hear guest speaker Matt Haviland, founder of A Father's Walk, share his powerful testmony for life, discuss the importance of healthy choices, and...

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Local youth against violence group calling for applicants to June Teen Advocacy Conference

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 06-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, June 26, local youth-led coalition YLAV (Young Leaders Against Violence) is hosting a Teen Advocacy Conference at the Kent County Health Department from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Youth participants will have the opportunity to learn about a...

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Eastown Ministries reaches out to community

by (Josh deLacy)

Submitted 11-09-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

  At Eastown Ministries, a punching bag hangs next to a painting of a cross. “We’re between the street and the church,” said director Jim Carpenter. “The kids aren’t going to go to church, but they’ll come...

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