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Story Matters: Roger Dudley shares about his childhood

Submitted 09-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Roger Dudley talks about the challenges he faced as a child and the importance of working with youth.

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Story Matters: Tony Tomas explains importance of self-awareness

Submitted 09-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tony Tomas shares how self-awareness can be transformative.

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Story Matters: Billy Austin values Heartside community

Submitted 09-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Billy Austin shares about his grandmother, time in prison and love of the Heartside community.

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Story Matters: Elida Chavez worries about safety in Heartside neighborhood

Submitted 09-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Elida Chavez, resident of the Heartside neighborhood, shares her concerns about safety after dark.

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Story Matters: Tenaya Medawis shares what makes Grand Rapids home

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tenaya Medawis, member of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, talks with Jamie Rykse, GED and Literacy Program Coordinator at Heartside Ministry.

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ArtPrize continues "Entry for Sale" feature to help move visitors from enjoying to collecting

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

ArtPrize and the local art community continue to build new ways to involve visitors in supporting artists. ArtPrize saw a 25% increase in artists' sales of their work last year when they added the sales feature.

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Bus Stop Stories showcase local resident experiences on public transportation

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

Disability Advocates of Kent County, Tommy Allen Creative and Friends of Transit Announces the launch “Bus Stop Stories,” a new video series showcasing The Rapid’s new BRT Silver Line.

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Story Matters: Robert Kennedy talks about living life with mental illness

Submitted 09-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Robert Kennedy shares about how he came to the Heartside neighborhood, what his life is like with a mental illness and what his hopes are for the future.

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Hunger Action Week addresses food access, nutrition in Kent County

Submitted 09-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

The annual event series turns its attention to the intersections of hunger, poverty and health, Sept. 14-20.

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Seeing positive reflections in Grand River planning

Submitted 09-11-2014 under OPINION

The City's riverfront revitalization planning includes work with GR Forward's River Corridor Plan Steering Committee. This work is not just about the river: it's about the people that want to fish in, paddle on and just enjoy our watershed.

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