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Submitted 03-25-2014 under NEWS
"Ending the War on Drugs," presented by the Michigan ACLU, will feature special guest Dr. Carl Hart at Wealthy Theatre.
Submitted 03-24-2014 under NEWS
The Acton Institute will host a paneled discussion on human trafficking and ways of responding to the crime on March 28 at the Mark Murray Auditorium on Fulton Street.
Submitted 03-14-2014 under NEWS
Access of West Michigan will present a poverty simulation workshop designed to promote an understanding of low-income struggles at Davenport University on March 24 and at GRCC on March 31.
Submitted 03-11-2014 under NEWS
The local East Hills establishment will be hosting a benefit to raise awareness and funds for the Cure Violence initiative on March 20.
Submitted 02-28-2014 under NEWS
The Office for Public Culture held a discussion last Friday night focused on Henri Lefebvre's concept of "Right to the City" and attempted to collectively imagine ways of implementing the concept in Grand Rapids.
Submitted 02-17-2014 under NEWS
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) are volunteers who act as the voice of the children in child abuse and neglect cases. Last year CASA of Kent County advocated for more than 300 children.
Submitted 02-12-2014 under NONPROFITS
Students in the Ambassador Club at Union High School urge their peers to take action against bullying through silent demonstrations.
Submitted 02-04-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS
Kris Larson shares his aspirations for continued urbanization and the health and enjoyment of downtown Grand Rapids.
Submitted 01-24-2014 under NEWS
Mel Trotter Ministries' Day Center will remain open for all while the temperature is in the single digits.
Submitted 01-21-2014 under NEWS
Local neighbors have teamed up to volunteer their snow blowing services in order to keep sidewalks clear.
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