CMC welcomes SiTE:LAB co-founder Tom Clinton as new Executive Director

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tom Clinton is joining the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) team next month as its new Executive Director.  An attorney turned artist, Clinton was a partner at Varnum LLP before returning to school to pursue a bachelor’s in fine...

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GR Initiative for Leaders and Fifth Third Bank Partner to Prepare Students for Career Success

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 03-31-2014 under NONPROFITS

Instead of hanging out in the lunch room with their peers, students in the GR Initiative for Leaders (GRIL) Ambassador Club at Ottawa Hills High School sacrificed their lunch break to prepare themselves for career success.  Fifth Third Bank...

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Ambassador Club Students at Union High School Urge Peers to Take Action Against Bullying

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 02-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

The GR Initiative for Leaders Ambassador Club at Union High School held silent demonstrations throughout the school year, urging their peers to take action against bullying.  Students held signs with messages about bullying in the cafeteria and...

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The LINC Academy for Social Transformation--Two Years of Leadership, Community & More.

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 01-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

“Everyone is a leader.” This was the phrase shared on the first day of the LINC Academy for Social Transformation (L.A.S.T.), a leadership experience designed by LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. to empower residents, to nurture...

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Don't be afraid to be different

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 11-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

LeMarr Jackson is currently a co-leader at the Madison Square Church GRIL U site. He first became involved with GR Initiative for Leaders as a participant in the GRIL U program at Tall Turf in 2009. “In GRIL U, I learned a lot about...

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Shawnee Park CRC integrates students into leadership

by (nathang_999)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Four years ago, Shawnee Park Christian Reformed Church did not have a single college student involved in its ministries. Now, on any given Sunday, 40 to 60 students attend the church. More than a dozen serve in ministries, and one student even...

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Mario Alfaro: husband, father, leader

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 10-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders (GRIL) graduate, Mario Alfaro is the Youth Advocate with the Supporting Our Leaders (SOL) Program at the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan. The SOL program connects youth with resources available in West Michigan...

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Catalyst Radio: Planned Parenthood's Lunquist shares experience of 38 years on the job

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-14-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW We are joined in studio in this episode of Catalyst Radio by Jan Lunquist, vice president of Education and Leadership Development at Planned Parenthood of West...

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Celebrate local nonprofit leaders

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 10-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

They’re the underdogs, the understated, and the absolutely unstoppable young people who make a living devoted to nonprofit life. These young nonprofit professionals are fiercely devoted to their communities, their workplaces and our future....

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New reporters explore media tools to express leadership in action

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 07-12-2012 under OPINION

On Wednesday, July 11, community members attended a communications training at LINC. Through this training, the group learned some tools for communication: audio, video, photo and text. This article is a reflection of their new knowledge of...

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