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Catalyst Radio: Dustin Dwyer on five years with State of Opportunity

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Submitted 06-16-2017 under OPINION

Listen to or download the audio here.  Michigan Radio reporter Dustin Dwyer just wrapped up five years of reporting on the State of Opportunity project based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a series that explores what can be done to break the cycle...

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Catalyst Radio: Nathan Schneider on media, movements and building democracy into online platforms

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Submitted 10-11-2016 under OPINION

This week's interview is with Nathan Schneider, a scholar in residence of Media Studies at University of Colorado-Boulder. As a reporter who writes about religion, technology and resistance, his most current project - Platform Cooperativism - is...

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Catalyst Radio: Actors' Theatre's new, thought-provoking season

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Submitted 09-16-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Kyle Los, executive director of Actors' Theatre, shares the mission and vision of the theatre company - to bring West Michigan "entertaining, innovative, challenging and thought-provoking theatre." Kyle discusses the way they use...

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Catalyst Radio: WYCE station manager, Quinn Mathews

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Submitted 08-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Quinn Mathews, new station manager of the community radio station WYCE, talks about how he ended up in Grand Rapids, his love for the local music community, and vision for the station moving forward. Quinn Mathews is also the creator and host of GR...

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Catalyst Radio: Cherry Health & Sheldon House

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Submitted 07-01-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Want to listen later? Download audio here.  Part 1: Mike Reagan, Chief External Relations Officer at Cherry Health, shares how they fulfill their mission of providing comprehensive health care to the community while encouraging access to...

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Catalyst Radio: a conversation with the new Rapidian Editor

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Submitted 06-20-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Kiran Sood Patel, new managing editor of The Rapidian, shares stories and insights from her years of journalism and working in media. Sood Patel joins the Grand Rapids Community Media Center team with a passion for citizen journalism, expanded...

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Catalyst Radio: How Girls on the Run empowers and educates through running

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Submitted 04-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. Girls on the Run is national initiative which inspires "girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which...

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Catalyst Radio: learning more about the local Sikh community

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Submitted 02-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. In December 2015, a Grand Rapids sales clerk who was Sikh was targeted in a racially and religiously motivated shooting attack and robbery. Because of this...

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Catalyst Radio: Media Literacy

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Submitted 01-08-2016 under NEWS

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Catalyst Radio: The Force Rebooted

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Submitted 01-01-2016 under NEWS

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