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ACLU to bring conversation on police practices to Wealthy Theatre

by (ACLU of Michiga...)

Submitted 10-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

On October 28 at 6:30 p.m., the Western Branch of the Michigan ACLU, along with our friends and partners in the fight for justice, is hosting an event at the Wealthy Theatre, titled “Avoiding the next Ferguson: A discussion on policing and community...

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Local Black Lives Matter chapter brings learning home from international retreat

by (Kyd Kane)

Submitted 07-07-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Black Lives Matter hosted its first international retreat on the Wayne State University campus in Detroit, Mich on June 18, during the Allied Media Conference. Twenty-six chapters, including Black Lives Matter Grand Rapids (BLM GR), were in...

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Church of the Servant to host simulcast of The Justice Conference

by (worldrenew)

Submitted 05-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Justice-seekers in West Michigan are invited to attend The Justice Conference simulcast at Church of the Servant Saturday, June 6, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance. Admission includes lunch provided by LINC. Hosted...

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Catalyst Radio: Change U social justice series begins Jan. 23 with Confronting Structural Violence

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-16-2015 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 explore an upcoming social justice program being offered by the LGBT Resource Center at Grand Valley State...

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Justice: Bryan Stevenson calls for new metric

by (Lee Bloomquist)

Submitted 01-13-2015 under NEWS

Bryan Stevenson is "America's young Nelson Mandela," says Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu on the back cover of Stevenson's bestselling book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. On January 9, at the Calvin College January...

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Catalyst Radio: Jazz & Justice concert Sat. Nov. 15 features Grupo Aye, Immigration Reform

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-14-2014 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 preview a new concert series that focuses on social justice issues. Called Jazz & Justice, the free monthly...

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Catalyst Radio: Our Kitchen Table teaching gardening for food security

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-28-2014 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 visit with Lisa Oliver King of the environmental justice and food security nonprofit Our Kitchen Table. Beginning...

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Plant Understanding ~ Harvest Peace

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering you FOUR OUTSTANDING PROGRAMS that are all based on the theme of peace through listening, dialogue with others and with God;  and understanding without judging. Consider attending one or more of the...

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High school students to spend summer identifying social justice issues.

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 07-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

This summer coaches from GR Initiative for Leaders have been teaching their recently written ACTIVATE curriculum to High School students from Camp Tall Turf and Madison Square Church.  GRIL’s ACTIVATE social justice curriculum challenges...

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Catalyst Radio: Partners for a Racism-Free Community working for justice in Grand Rapids

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-19-2013 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 visit with the director of Partners for a Racism-Free Community, to learn about the efforts to fight racism in the...

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