Equality

Catalyst Radio: NOW GR "Exploring the Future of Feminism"

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Submitted 05-01-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the local chapter of the National Organization for Women, and preview its upcoming fundraising event on...

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Inclusion: Moving our community from diversity to being "upstanders"

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Submitted 03-31-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Not quite since our founding, but for the last few decades, Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF) has been working on helping our community be more diverse and racially equitable. Our grantmaking has long been focused on helping underserved and/...

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

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Submitted 04-19-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW 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...

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Refusing to be "treated as less of a person," longtime Holland resident moves to GR

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 01-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

“What makes me so different?" asks former Holland, MI resident Ellie Frances Gramer. The question goes to the heart of the divisive decision by five members of Council, in Holland, MI, to refuse to consider an anti-discrimination...

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Love is ________.

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 09-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

Give me love and bring no harm,Keep me safe and warm."The Storm" (Rob Dickinson) Very few things in life belong to us. But love is ours. The connection we humans can share with another person: that belongs to us.  It crosses the room...

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Burritotown wants healthy, ethical, local food for Grand Rapids

by (nancyfinney)

Submitted 06-20-2012 under NEWS

Last Saturday, Grand Rapids had new food options available for the late-night crowd. Several entrepreneurs, Dallas McCulloch, Brandon Hill, Lindsay Sanderson and Ryan Cappalletti set out to transform Bartertown Diner into Burritotown Diner. ...

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War on women rally attendees, organizers, performers discuss motivations, involvement

by (nancyfinney)

Submitted 06-01-2012 under NEWS

On May 24 nearly 400 people gathered at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids to unite for the “War on Women” rally. This event was held in collaboration with local organizations that seek equality for people in the West...

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An unprejudiced truth about CBS' discrimination and lies

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 12-30-2011 under NONPROFITS

Since June 2011, we have attempted to present helpful and hopefully useful information for five Holland City Council members to reconsider their vote against anti-discrimination protections for LGBT residents and workers. In Fall 2011, we were...

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Shop new West Michigan

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 12-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Good-news holiday update in three parts: Holiday open house for gift buying! An invitation to West Michigan businesses. Announcement of "Shop Holland" promotions. 1. Open House! Put some equality under the tree this year! See sidebar (...

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Pulitzer prize winner details discrimination against women

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Submitted 09-27-2011 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community College kicked off its 17th Diversity Lecture Series last night, welcoming New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to the podium at Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain Street NE). Kristof, who has twice won the Pulitzer...

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