The Rapidian

I Believe I Become

One person can change the world

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 07-24-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

LINC Community Revitalization Inc.: What compels you to take such an active part in the I Believe I Become movement? Minnie Dentmond: I like meeting people and talking with them. The I Believe I Become meetings provide a great opportunity for me to...

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Community conversation at Congress Elementary could contribute to policies

by (emberlyvick)

Submitted 06-18-2012 under OPINION

What letter grade would you give the statewide education system? What letter grade would you give the local education system? These were two inquiries asked during an open community dialogue on Wednesday June 14. The small community conversation was...

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Rock the Block returns with food, entertainment, chess tournament

by (stukkien)

Submitted 06-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

On Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. local non-profit LINC will be hosting its second annual Rock the Block Health Fest. The event will feature giveaways, live entertainment, plenty of food and a car show. Last year, over 1...

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I Believe I Become Family Fun Night takes advantage of sun and warm weather

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 05-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

Reflection from Willie Patterson, Community Liaison for I Believe I Become Central Zone: Once again the I Believe I Become Central community came out to the Seidman Boys & Girls Club to enjoy fun family events with their children and residents...

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The power of neighborhood engagement in driving a movement

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 04-25-2012 under NONPROFITS

LINC's Neighborhood Engagement team has been an agent for change in our communities. The Believe 2 Become movement is inspiring parents and neighbors to look at the value of education in a new light. This movement is broad in scope and rich in...

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GRPS and ArtPrize: A collaboration not to be missed

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 09-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

  As ArtPrize 2011 kicks off Wednesday, September 21, GRPS’s involvement in this year’s event has certainly produced some unforgettable pieces. Not only is GRPS providing venues for the event, many GRPS students have partnered with...

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“I Believe I Become” ArtPrize entry highlights student aspirations

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

  A team of visionary and creative art students from Grand Rapids Public Schools are working to create a mural to enter into this year’s ArtPrize competition with support from several local businesses. Local artists Georgia Taylor and...

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Two Rock Stars: High school students working at LINC this summer!

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 08-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

In a time where many feel our educational system is failing our kids, dropout rates are at an all-time high, and schools that have been a part of the community for years are closing, there are two students who dispel these concerns and are beacons...

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Creemos y seremos

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 07-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

Read this article in English | Leer este artículo en inglés Edición a cargo de Ruthie Paulson Gómez    José Vásquez (véase foto) y su familia asistieron la reunión de planificación LINC el jueves.  La reunión fue la primera de cinco...

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Creemos y seremos: We believe we become

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 07-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

*Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish    José Vasquez (pictured above) and his family attended LINC Community Revitalization's Believe 2 Become West Hope Zone planning meeting on Thursday. The meeting was the...

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