Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss

Experts from Rose Center for Public Leadership make case for equity in development

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 03-23-2017 under NEWS

On Thursday morning, a panel of experts presented findings on how to incorporate equity into the development of public land in Grand Rapids. The presentation was delivered at City Hall by members of the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use...

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Response to Mayor Bliss: Real kindness requires justice

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 11-15-2016 under OPINION

Dear Mayor Bliss, I hear that your heart is heavy about the recent increase in blatant prejudice and bigotry. We are all saddened and want to help create a safe space for our neighbors of color, for our residents who have immigrated, for those who...

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Statement from Mayor Bliss: Respecting and supporting each other

by (Mayor Rosalynn Bliss)

Submitted 11-14-2016 under NEWS

Hello Friends and Neighbors: Now that a few days have passed since the election, my heart is heavy as I hear from many of our fellow residents who have been subjected to hateful, racist, sexist and/or homophobic comments - comments made to them...

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by (Greater Grand R...)

Submitted 03-27-2016 under

Presenter Deirdre Toeller-Novak will explore women's elective history in Grand Rapids when women such as Harriet Cook, Eva McCall Hamilton, Grace Ames Van Hoesen, Evangeline Lamberts and Dr. Linda Johnson were among the first women making names...

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