equity

Community updates: Thursday, June 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-24-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community Foundation joins national initiative to address Michigan’s criminal justice system inequities The Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF) has joined a group of national and local foundations in awarding $2 million to...

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Community updates: Friday, April 23

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-23-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids park improvements continue through millage investments, leveraged funding Progress on city park improvements throughout Grand Rapids marches on, with 26 parks currently under construction or slated to be in the near future, the city...

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UCOM welcomes Liam Bailey as Donor Relations Specialist

by (UCOMGR)

Submitted 02-04-2021 under NONPROFITS

United Church Outreach Ministry is excited to announce that Liam Bailey has joined our team as Donor Relations Specialist. Liam brings 8 years of experience building relationships in support of nonprofits committed to community impact that is rooted...

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-11-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports stabilizing COVID-19 case growth for Kent County Kent County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases has stabilized over the last few weeks, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on Thursday. An average...

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-03-2020 under NEWS

Kent County launches #KCTakeoutChallenge to support local restaurants Kent County launched a social media campaign on Thursday to support local restuarants dealing with pandemic-related strains. Called the #KCTakeoutChallenge, the campaign...

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Accepting Applications: Local org seeking community members to co-create equitable outcomes for city

by (wmcat)

Submitted 08-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

Public Agency at WMCAT, an equity-centered design consultancy and social enterprise that is embedded in Grand Rapids-based nonprofit West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology, officially opened the application process on August 24, 2020, seeking a...

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Alternatives in Motion turns 27 years - serving thousands of person with disabilities in our West Michigan community

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 04-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion has been serving the disability community in West Michigan for 27 years! Our mission is to enhance indepedence to all through access to mobility equipment.With each new year, our efforts to provide mobility equipment to those...

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New Committee Announced at Alternatives in Motion

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 08-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

As an organization that strives to enhance independence for persons with disabilities, equity is at the center of our work. Because of this, over the past two years, AIM has made efforts and strides to embed a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)...

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City commission candidates address affordable housing in forum

by (awpattullo)

Submitted 07-17-2019 under NEWS

More than 60 people attended a City Commission candidate forum on affordable housing July 11 at the main library, hosted by the grassroots advocacy group Grand Rapids Homes for All. Participating were candidates Allison Lutz (1st ward), 2nd ward...

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Connecting Our Stories, Connecting Our Power: Grand Rapids previews 2019 neighborhood summit

by (MaverickLaw)

Submitted 10-23-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Reclaiming narratives is essential in healing generations of systemic oppression and shared trauma. Sharing our stories not only builds unity and power; it also allows us to co-create community. Imagine relocating to a community where residents,...

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