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Catalyst Radio: Partners for a Racism-Free Community working for justice in Grand Rapids

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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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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we visit with the director of Partners for a Racism-Free Community, to learn about the efforts to fight racism in the Grand Rapids area. Partners Executive Director Lisa Mitchell is in studio to talk about the history locally leading up to the formation of the organization, racial justice efforts and programs to bring change through individuals and institutions, and issues unique to our community



Music in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from local artist Dante Cope from the release called Atticus and Atilla. The song is “Awaken,” which also features the words by Wizdom Selah and Jeri Wade.

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