Photo Gallery: Movimiento Cosecha GR protests Kent County contract with ICE at commission meeting

by (jproth1)

Submitted 07-30-2018 under NEWS

The immigrant rights group Movimiento Cosecha GR came out in numbers again to the Kent County Commissioners meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2018 to protest Kent County's contract with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE.) Read...

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Artist, nonprofit invite community to experience poverty for themselves

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids has long been a hub for growth and social change, and this fall is no different. Artist Loren Naji and local nonprofit Access of West Michigan are both working to address poverty this October by inviting individuals to experience...

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County budget balanced with boost from rising property values

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 12-03-2015 under NEWS

Property value is returning to pre-housing crisis levels in Kent County, which allowed the Kent County Board of Commissioners to balance the 2016 budget and maintain the county’s current level of service. The budget of $382.6 million passed...

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