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Submitted 01-26-2015 under NONPROFITS
Fresh from Chicago, Lil' Ed Williams and the Blues Imperials rock out the music library with this new song on WYCE.
Submitted 01-26-2015 under NEWS
Christopher Perkins talks about the importance of education and his interest in acting and drawing.
Agha looks to expand on her current work as well as go in other directions. She continues to explore light, shadow and art that seeks to open minds and cross boundaries.
Submitted 01-24-2015 under NONPROFITS
Local hip-hop artist Lady Ace Boogie drops into WYCE to share this solo song.
Local hip-hop artist Lady Ace Boogie drops a song on WYCE with Yolonda Yogi Lavender and J Rob.
Submitted 01-23-2015 under NEWS
More than 1,000 children in Kent County are wards of the court due to abuse or neglect. CASA volunteers advocate for those children, although many more such volunteers are needed. Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming volunteer training that begins Feb. 9.
Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS
Michele Childs struggled with diabetes and weight for years. The staff at Streams of Hope helped her overcome those challenges through diet and exercise.
Charity Walker explains how she came to the YouthBuild GED program and what she plans to study in college.
Submitted 01-22-2015 under NONPROFITS
To support student academic success and community leadership, the “Be the Change” project aims to promote post-secondary education and civic engagement among Grand Rapids high school students
Alexis Starr talks about the day-to-day challenges in pursuing a GED and her motivations for continuing forward.
Submitted 01-21-2015 under NONPROFITS
Rachael Murphy talks about her work at YouthBuild and the benefits of pursuing a GED.
Michael Mills talks about what motivated him to go back for his GED and his hopes for the future.
Submitted 01-20-2015 under NEWS
Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is bringing back ice rinks for the winter season to two Uptown city parks for the second year in a row.
The yearly celebration of seasonal activities in our city parks will kick off its fifth annual celebration at Richmond Park, concluding on Sunday with the popular Crazy Cardboard Sled Race.
Submitted 01-20-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Downtown Market is making education a major theme for the coming year and will be offering documentary screenings, gardening classes, meal preparation classes and yoga.
Submitted 01-19-2015 under OPINION
Black Lives Matter Grand Rapids meets to start a conversation about race in the Grand Rapids community.
Submitted 01-19-2015 under NONPROFITS
Popular event on Grand Rapids’ West Side returns with an exciting twist
Submitted 01-17-2015 under NONPROFITS
Grand Rapids gypsy-swing indie-folk artist Olivia Mainville shares a new song off her debut self-titled record on WYCE.
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