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Catalyst Radio: Disability Advocates hosting downtown celebration Tues. for ADA anniversary

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DAKC celebrates the 24th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities civil rights act, but continues the social justice work for the disabled community as part of the services provided by the organization.

Catalyst Radio: The University Wits highlights local works, with "In A Single Bound" beginning Thurs.

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The University Wits is a group of former Grand Valley State University theatre students who primarily focus on original works.

Catalyst Radio: Tom Clinton working for broader meaning of access at CMC, greater community impact

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Tom Clinton began at Community Media Center on May 12 as the organization’s new executive director. Clinton brings experience from the legal field and the arts community.

Catalyst Radio: Thrive holding fundraisers as part of World Refugee Day

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Thrive: A Refugee Support Program seeking donated items for fundraiser garage sale set for July 18-19.

Catalyst Radio: End Bullying, Save Lives convening conversations about local issue

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The next community conversation addressing bullying will be held tomorrow, Sat., Jun. 14, at Steepletown, at 9 a.m.

Catalyst Radio: St. Cecilia Center's School of Music has a summer of classes underway

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School of Music caters to adults and youth, with summer camp opportunities available.

Catalyst Radio: Ready To Run helping women hit the campaign trail

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Support and training is offered through Ready To Run to prepare women to run for political office.

Catalyst Radio: Active Commute Week aims to change lifestyles

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Active Commute Week is wrapping up with a celebration on Sunday, May 18.

Catalyst Radio: Noorthoek Academy's family event Big Step Walk fundraiser is Saturday

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Noorthhook Academy’s annual Big Step Walk, set this year for Sat., May 10, raises funds for programs that give challenged special-needs adults a college experience through a partnership with Grand Rapids Community College.

Catalyst Radio: The Geek Group opens its doors with new makerspace facility

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The Geek Group provides hands-on learning, with access to labs such as for high voltage, electronics, 3D printing, high energy physics, and more.

Catalyst Radio: Wege Speaker Series bringing to town wind energy expert Tom Kiernan

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The Wege Foundation continues its speaker series at Aquinas College with wind energy expert Tom Kiernan, CEO of the nonprofit American Wind Energy Association. The free event on Thursday, Apr. 24 begins at 4 p.m.

Catalyst Radio: SouthSide Theater Company puts on "Angels In America"

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Angels In America” takes the stage at Dog Story Theater Apr. 4-12.

Catalyst Radio: Get Covered America making final push for sign-ups

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The deadline to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Mar. 31, and Get Covered America is working to get the word out on financial assistance available.

Catalyst Radio: LadyFestGR expanding women-focused workshops, entertainment

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As a grassroots celebration of women, through workshops, vendors and performances, the third annual LadyFestGR is centered on a single day – Sat., Mar. 22, bringing a heavy focus on local talent and expertise.

Catalyst Radio: CMC project is Elevating Voices in neighborhoods through access to modern media

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A 3-year W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant is funding a Community Media Center project to bring media tools and training to Grand Rapids neighborhoods.

Catalyst Radio: Our Kitchen Table teaching gardening for food security

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Beginning on March 8, Our Kitchen Table is holding classes focusing on gardening, food policy and food justice.

Catalyst Radio: CASA advocates for children in child welfare system

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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.

Catalyst Radio: The DAAC starts new life, seeks new location

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Now under the nonprofit umbrella of national arts organization Fractured Atlas, The DAAC is raising funds for its new home.

Catalyst Radio: Food need at its highest in West Michigan

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Feeding American West Michigan Food Bank distributed the most groceries in its 33 year history in 2013, with this year’s demands even higher.

Catalyst Radio: Izaak Walton League's Winterfest teaches love of outdoors Sat., Jan. 25

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Izaak Walton League works to foster care and enjoyment of the natural environment.