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Migration to Michigan: Challenges and Opportunities with Bing Goei, Michigan Office for New Americans

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 01-29-2016 under

Mr. Goei, the former owner of Eastern Floral who now leads Michigan’s Office for New Americans, discusses how Michigan receives the third largest share of refugees coming to the U.S. and the State of Michigan’s efforts to integrate...

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“It Isn’t Funny: A Political Cartoonist in the Arab World” with Isra El-beshir, Arab American National Museum, Dearborn

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 01-29-2016 under

Arab political cartoonists are no different than their U.S. brethren in that they help drive public debate on critical issues.  But, they do so under greater personal risk. Ms. El-beshir focuses on the political “khartoons” of...

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WMCAT hosting Global Youth Forum with teens from Mexico and Romania

by (wmcat)

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) is welcoming students from Monterrey Mexico and Cluj Romania to Grand Rapids this year as part of the first Global Youth Forum to engage teens in design thinking and social change. The team...

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WMCAT hosting Global Youth Forum with teens from Mexico and Romania

by (wmcat)

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) is welcoming students from Monterrey Mexico and Cluj Romania to Grand Rapids this year as part of the first Global Youth Forum to engage teens in design thinking and social change. The team...

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Catalyst Radio: Chiaroscuro International Film Series begins Sunday

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-09-2015 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 learn about an upcoming international film series beginning this Sunday, called Chiaroscuro. This year’s...

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Catalyst Radio: GRPM exhibit highlights grandmothers making global change

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-30-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW An exhibit called Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon is now on display at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, highlighting the activities of...

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Localizing a larger story for The Rapidian audience

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under OPINION

From Rapidian staff*: As a hyperlocal news source, a main thrust behind The Rapidian is to cover the news and events that affect lives within the City of Grand Rapids, but there’s no denying that news happens outside these boundaries. Health care...

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