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GR Initiative for Leaders expands partnership with local high schools, colleges

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Submitted 01-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders (GRIL) announced their program expansion and continued partnership with local public schools and area ministries to provide leadership development opportunities for high school students. This year begins a three year...

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Community meeting hosts break dancers; gives GR residents a chance to have fun while planning

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 01-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

By: Antonio J. - age 14 There will be a community meeting held on Thursday, January 8th from 6:30-8:00pm at Cesar Chavez Elementary school. This meeting will be very different from most ordinary public meetings – at this meeting, there will be...

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Grand Rapids youth review holiday events at John Ball Zoo

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities.  On Saturday, October 25th, the AAPC visited the annual "Zoo Goes Boo" event at John Ball Zoo. Each student...

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HQ to open runaway, homeless youth drop-in center

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS

On December 1, HQ will open its doors to homeless and runaway youth ages 14-22 at 320 State Street in Heritage Hill. The drop in center will operate between the hours of 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. weekdays.  Founded by Mars Hill Bible Church, the...

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ArtPrize examined from a youth perspective

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. On Sunday, September 28 and Friday, October 3, the AAPC visited ArtPrize and each student wrote about what stood out to them...

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BE GREAT Awards showcase local community members' efforts to support Grand Rapids youth

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 09-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth including Camp O’Malley is celebrating over 75 years of serving youth in West Michigan. In honor of this milestone and the close of their “Building Bridges for Brighter Futures...

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New Youth Advisory Board forming in Grand Rapids

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth is “Calling all High Schoolers!” They are currently looking for high school students in the Grand Rapids and surrounding areas to join them in creating a Youth Advisory Board to...

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Mario Alfaro: Helping youth in Grand Rapids

by (salmarodriguez0717)

Submitted 08-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Helping youth find jobs that will help them later in life is hard. This is why the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan has organized a program which helps youth by providing them with meaningful jobs. Mario Alfaro, Youth Advocate and Gang Specialist...

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Ricardo Martinez: Advocating for youth

by (ashleyborres)

Submitted 08-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan's Youth Advocate, Ricardo Martinez, works with Grand Rapids youth ranging from ages 14 to 21. "It is challenging," says Martinez. "I make sure kids get all the help that they need; making...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids goes for an "All Out Blitz" with their 2nd Annual BE GREAT Gala

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth including Camp O’Malley is celebrating over 75 years of serving youth in West Michigan. In honor of this milestone and the close of their “Building Bridges for Brighter Futures...

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