economic equity

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute

by (Kent-Ionia Labo...)

Submitted 06-29-2016 under

The AFL-CIO’s Organizing Institute (OI) will be rolling into west Michigan this summer– and if you’re interested in a job as a professional union organizer, or want to learn how to effectively run an internal organizing campaign at...

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Black Market event to mark shift to next phase of GRABB strategic plan

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 11-17-2015 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB) is hosting their Black Market event featuring the GRABB Awards and pop-up shops on Friday, November 20. GRABB looks to expand opportunities for Black businesses in the metro Grand Rapids area by...

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Everyone wins: Tearing down barriers to economic success in Grand Rapids

by (jamiel_robinson)

Submitted 05-07-2015 under OPINION

Can everyone win socioeconomically in Grand Rapids? If we were to base our answers off of the current data the answer would unequivocally be NO! Grand Rapids currently ranks 51 out of 52 as worst cities economically for Blacks. Nearly 45% of Black...

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The LINC Academy for Social Transformation--Two Years of Leadership, Community & More.

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 01-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

“Everyone is a leader.” This was the phrase shared on the first day of the LINC Academy for Social Transformation (L.A.S.T.), a leadership experience designed by LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. to empower residents, to nurture...

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