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Catalyst Radio: Family Futures working for stronger families and communities

Family Futures has set its Hope Circle fundraiser for Nov. 12, and the Connections Circle fundraising event for Nov. 19 at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum.

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.

The Baker Family, of Family Future’s “Connections”

The Baker Family, of Family Future’s “Connections” /David Chandler

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In this edition of Catalyst Radio we feature the local nonprofit Family Futures, which focuses its efforts on ‘supporting and strengthening the family’.

We have in studio Amber Jones and Trinity Clemens of Family Futures to highlight some of the programs of the organization that was previously known as the Child and Family Resource Council. They also explain how new parents can take part in the services that are aimed to help strengthen families, leading to a stronger community.



Local music in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from the new release from Earthwork Music called Five Alive. The song is “Wishing Well” by May Erlewine.

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