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Catalyst Radio: Not In Our Town

Submitted 12-02-2011 under NONPROFITS

This week on Catalyst Radio we preview the "Not In Our Town" documentary screening and community discussion to take place Dec. 7, 2011.


Catalyst Radio: Community Rebuilders

Submitted 11-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

In this week is Community Rebuilders, part of the Coalition to End Homelessness, as the beneficiary of Monday's Hat Trick Concert.


Sometimes, it’s Block by Block: A Thriving Community on Warren SE

Submitted 10-05-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Usually focused on urban change on a house-by-house level, Tyler Nickerson kicks it up a notch to feature the fruits of investment on a block level.


Pulitzer prize winner details discrimination against women

Submitted 09-27-2011 under NEWS

Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, spoke at the Diversity Lecture Series at Fountain Street Church, spoke about equitable rights for women as a worldwide issue, not just a women's issue.


Catalyst Radio: Rays of Hope brings relief to Haiti

Submitted 09-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

Kim Sorrelle of Rays of Hope for Haiti joins us on air to talk about their relief efforts in Haiti and around the world. A year after the devastating earthquake, Kim tackles the issue of when aid is good in developing countries.


Focus group lends skills to Safe Haven for Day of Caring

Submitted 09-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

For United Way's Day of Caring, Safe Haven held a Focus Group to get feedback on a new initiative to address domestic violence in the workplace.


Grand Rapids community struggles to find peace, trying to find meaning in the Dantzler murders

Submitted 07-08-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

An evening vigil held at Ah-Nab-Awen Park brings the community together, but most are still unsure about how to cope with the loss


Rodrick Dantzler—Processing what happened as a community

Submitted 07-08-2011 under OPINION

But what tonight will prove, as we gather in small circles, is that we're social creatures who sometimes can't make sense of things, can't see the bigger picture until we do it together.


Multiple homicides and car chase throughout city - Where are you?

Submitted 07-07-2011 under NEWS

You have something just as valuable to contribute in the way of information as the police scanner and other media outlets, so please inform your community: When did it hit you that this was really goi


Footage of Northwest church building fire

Submitted 06-14-2011 under NEWS

Footage of this afternoon's church fire at the Latvian Apostolate at Our Lady of Aglona, in Grand Rapids' near Westside