Back to basics: Progressive Women's Alliance focused on fundraising

by (Jane B. Whittington)

Submitted 03-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Ten years ago, a group of West Michigan women, interested in politics and distressed by the lack of progressive policies both nationally and state-wide, met to talk about what actions they could take to challenge the status-quo. From this initial,...

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Williams honored for nearly 50 years of community & political action

by (Charlsie Dewey)

Submitted 02-17-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

When Mary Alice Williams first began participating in community organizing in the 1960s going door-to-door meant literally that. She said that engaging people was a one-by-one, house-by-house effort. Today, Williams remains involved in community...

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Nominations now open for Second Annual EPIC Awards

by (GRACC)

Submitted 01-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce EPIC Awards, launched in 2010, combines three of its traditional events into one EPIC event! EPIC is an acronym for Entrepreneurial, Progressive, Innovative and Collaborative, all qualities the selection...

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