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Catalyst Radio: The Bloom Collective to put down roots in new downtown space

The Bloom Collective is creating partnerships for a new space at 8 Jefferson Ave. in downtown, for greater access to education and social change efforts.
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About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

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The Bloom Collective is our feature in this episode of Catalyst Radio. The Collective focuses on providing information and education to inspire radical and social change, in part as an info shop and lending library. Now The Bloom Collective is preparing to move into a new storefront space at 8 Jefferson Ave., and has kicked off a fundraising campaign to help support the new space. Josh Sadowski, part of The Bloom Collective, is in studio to talk about some of the upcoming efforts and changes.



Music in this edition of Catalyst Radio is from Utah Phillips and Ani Difranco. The two have paired up a couple of times, putting out releases entitled Fellow Workers and The Past Didn’t Go Anywhere. We’re playing segments of the song “Bridges.”

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