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Nonprofit Neighbors provides a place where the community can hear directly from local nonprofits. In this nonprofit-only section, organizations self-publish their news releases, updates and promotional information for the community to see.

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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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Great Lakes Commonwealth offers new venue, new membership program

Submitted 09-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters is pleased to introduce its newly renovated venue, as well as a new membership program.

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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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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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Jarekus Singleton - "Suspicion"

Submitted 09-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jarekus Singleton and his band stopped in the WYCE Library to share some blues. This is one of those songs.

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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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Story Matters: Katalina Corona creates art in Heartside neighborhood

Submitted 09-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Katalina Corona, mixed-media artist, explains both the importance of art and of withholding judgment.

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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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UICA reveals special preview of ArtPrize exhibit

Submitted 09-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

UICA Exhibitions Curator AJ Paschka gives us a special preview of the ArtPrize Exhibit. [Video 1 of 3]

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