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New ordinance proposal calls for Civil Rights Department, robust anti-discrimination legislation in Grand Rapids

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-13-2018 under NEWS

“The citizens in Grand Rapids are totally unprotected from discrimination, totally. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has a couple good investigators and I mean a couple,” says Lyonel LaGrone, Policy Liaison for LINC UP, a local...

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Elevating Voices: Community Media Center showcases locally produced videos exploring identity, race, disability at Wealthy Theatre

by (George)

Submitted 04-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Wednesday night, Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC) will present a special showcase of video productions created during the Elevating Voices project. Elevating Voices is a multi-year project of GRCMC created to raise the visibility of...

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Disability Advocates of Kent County encourages participation in National Disability Voter Registration Week

by (Disability Advo...)

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

The American Association of People with Disabilities' REV UP campaign is proud to coordinate National Disability Voter Registration Week, July 11-15, 2016.  This week is dedicated to increasing the political power of people with...

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