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A toast to five years: The Rapidian celebrates its anniversary

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, September 23, The Rapidian raised a glass to five, successful years of hyperlocal citizen journalism and community engagement at SiTE:LAB's 2014 ArtPrize venue, The Morton GR.

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Story Matters: Bruce Barresi keeps himself busy

Submitted 09-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bruce Barresi talks about his nicknames, his past and how he stays busy.

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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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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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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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Story Matters: Sarafina Kisile, Dorcas Shavani, Salia Georgete describe their friendship

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

Sarafina Kisile, Dorcas Shavani and Salia Georgete, refugees in the Grand Rapids area, talk about their friendship now and in the future.

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