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Catalyst Radio: NOW GR "Exploring the Future of Feminism"

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The upcoming Then & NOW 2015 fundraising event on May 7 will highlight some of the unheard voices from the feminist movement, and celebrate the impact of activism.

Catalyst Radio: Heritage Theatre begins 25th anniversary season of classic-themed plays

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Auditions for the new season get underway this weekend – April 25-26.

Catalyst Radio: Creative Youth Center teaches writing, gives youth enthusiasm for learning

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CYC works to provide avenues for publishing kids’ writings, leading to a strong sense of identity.

Catalyst Radio: DisArt Festival takes over downtown, with nation's largest disability arts event

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As part of Grand Rapids’ Year in Art and Access, the first-ever DisArt Festival has a mission to “change perceptions about disability, one work of art at a time.”

Catalyst Radio: Architecture environmentalist Mazria is keynote for Wege Speaker Series

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This year’s Wege Speaker Series is the 19th annual environmental lecture event, beginning April 23 at Aquinas Performing Arts Center.

Catalyst Radio: Catherine's Health Center awarded grant for new Heart Smart Connections program

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CHC’s aim is to provide high quality, affordable and compassionate health care to the underserved in the community, using collaborations with health agencies, hospitals, schools, churches, homes for the elderly, service clubs and neighborhood organizations.

Catalyst Radio: MomsBloom is women volunteering to serve women with newborns

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MomsBloom is gearing up for the May 19 fundraiser BloomAwards, with sponsorship opportunities still available.

Catalyst Radio: North Kent Community Services helps rural area residents with basic life needs

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NKCS provides services such as food and clothing pantries, meals delivery to shut-in senior citizens, and tax preparation assistance, with the goal of leading those in need toward self-sufficiency.

Catalyst Radio: Safe Haven provides refuge for victims of domestic violence

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Education and empowerment of women are methods for Safe Haven Ministries’ goal of ending domestic violence.

Catalyst Radio: Blandford Nature Center offers acres of natural ecosystem land within the city

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Michigan’s natural resource beauty is on display within the city limits of Grand Rapids, at Blandford Nature Center.

Catalyst Radio: Tax Credit Coalition to offer financial assistance information at Saturday fair

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United Way’s Kent County Tax Credit Coalition helps those trying to meet basic needs, offering free tax preparation. Show Me The Money fair on Saturday at Alger Middle School includes financial seminars.

Catalyst Radio: CASA offering training for advocates of abused, neglected children

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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.

Catalyst Radio: Change U social justice series begins Jan. 23 with Confronting Structural Violence

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Offered through Grand Valley State University’s LGBT Center, Change U is a series of four free monthly sessions focusing on Confronting Structural Violence, the Non-profit Industrial Complex, Queering LGBT Rights and Climate Justice. The series’ aim is to address systems of oppression.

Catalyst Radio: Chiaroscuro International Film Series begins Sunday

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Five international films exploring the theme “generations” – many never-before shown in theaters in this country -- will be screened beginning on Jan. 11, and continuing through Mar. 8.

Catalyst Radio: Paschka's audio and community interests lead him to WYCE

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After serving with two Grand Rapids arts organizations, AJ Paschka finds that being the new station manager of WYCE is a natural progression.

Catalyst Radio: Tonight's WYCE@Wealthy concert with The Bad Plus supports Pets For Vets

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Pets For Vets matches shelter animals with armed services veterans, bringing healing and companionship for both.

Catalyst Radio: Hope Network program promotes peer relationships for mental health support

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Peer to peer support is key to Hope Network’s Our Place program.

Catalyst Radio: WMEAC working for environmental justice through IDEAL initiative

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WMEAC’s aim with IDEAL is to broaden inclusion within the environmental movement that has historically had a more narrow reach.

Catalyst Radio: Jazz & Justice concert Sat. Nov. 15 features Grupo Aye, Immigration Reform

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Hope Church on Kalamazoo Avenue is presenting monthly concerts as conversation starters to support local artists while promoting discussion around issues that impact the local community.

Catalyst Radio: Aquinas Contemporary Writers Series features John D'Agata on Thurs., Oct. 30

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For more than 15 years, the Contemporary Writers Series has been bringing notable authors to Grand Rapids.