The Rapidian

equity

First neighborhood summit to encourage residents to voice priorities for their communities

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NEWS

The city of Grand Rapids will be introducing Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City, a neighborhood summit, on March 13. The first of its kind, the summit invites citizens from all over the city to come gather to discuss how to make their particular...

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Auburn Hills: Creating new spaces

by (kylenlim)

Submitted 02-19-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Not many people in Grand Rapids know the story of Auburn Hills: the story of how four African American families envisioned a neighborhood where any person, regardless of their race, could live. This is a story of triumph- where in the face of fear...

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Prosperity for some: Noted economist to address disparity in Grand Rapids

by (BecaV)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Pastor will be at the Wealthy Theatre on September 24 to discuss his research and the connection between the conditions of racial equity and economy, and what this means for Grand Rapids. Dr. Pastor’s research addresses the current...

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