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City Connection: Second Ward Commissioner Joe Jones and City Manager Mark Washington discuss city budget

by (GRTV)

Submitted 06-06-2022 under NEWS

On Monday, June 6, Second Ward Commissioner Joe Jones will be joined by City Manager Mark Washington for this month's episode of City Connection. The two will discuss the new budget for the City of Grand Rapids, which has just wrapped up a...

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Grand Rapids, Kent County leaders call for using COVID-19 relief funds toward anti-violence resources

by (Brett)

Submitted 09-04-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

A coalition of community leaders are calling for more resources to address Kent County's recent rise in shootings and thefts, which they say is directly tied to the pandemic. In a September 1 press conference organized by Grand Rapids Second...

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#TheShift Summit plots cooperative course to success for local Black residents

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 11-22-2016 under NEWS

On Friday, November 18, an audience of over 50 people, including many African-American small business owners and non-profit community workers, attended #TheShift Summit at the Seidman Business Center of Grand Valley State University. The Summit was...

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