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Empowering Home Ownership through Community Land Trusts

Submitted 11-10-2020 under NONPROFITS

New home-ownership model is launched, providing wealth-building potential to dozens of Kent County families


Ethics and Religion Talk - What is the Meaning of My Soul, part 1

Submitted 11-09-2020 under OPINION

Vaughn asks, “What is the meaning given to your soul in life?”


In Season Report: November 7, 2020

Submitted 11-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come down and enjoy the first day of Second Season Market! This time of year still provides a great variety of fresh local produce and food products.


Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 5

Submitted 11-05-2020 under NEWS

All of Grand Rapids votes counted for Nov. 3 election; new COVID-19 testing site comes to Garfield Park neighborhood; and Grand Rapids Public Schools expands "synchronous time" for students’ online-only learning.


Passing the Mic: King Park Neighbors answers, "How are you maintaining a sense of connection and community during this pandemic?"

Submitted 11-05-2020 under VOICES

Shelby Garbini from King Park Neighbors responds to Highland Park Neighborhood Association's Sam Mosley.


Tom Finds Hope at Guiding Light

Submitted 11-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

One of the most important commodities afforded to Guiding Light's clients is hope -- hope that they can and will find a way out of the darkness and into the light again.


Police officer calls for a truce in the 'War on Crime'

Submitted 11-04-2020 under NEWS

Ex-CIA officer and current Savannah (Ga.) police officer Patrick Skinner recommends changing the "warrior" mindset of police officers to one of "neighbor"


Community updates: Tuesday, Nov. 3

Submitted 11-03-2020 under NEWS

Election Day voting ends in Kent County with absentee ballots returned for nearly half of its registered voters; Grand Rapids, Kent County reporting real-time voting results; and free mental health resources offered by the MDHHS.


Heartside Neighbors Take Aim at Self Care, Mental Health

Submitted 11-03-2020 under NONPROFITS

Muralists, neighborhood activists, and organizational partners recognize and react to the mental health concerns of downtown residents.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Do non-Catholics and non-Christians have Sacraments?

Submitted 11-02-2020 under OPINION

Margaret asks, “Are sacraments universal? Do others outside of Christianity offer them?”