Senita Lenear

Grand Rapids residents 'embrace the tension' at 10th annual neighborhood summit

by (theoscheer)

Submitted 05-20-2024 under NEWS

Over one hundred local residents and community stakeholders convened at Grand Valley State University’s Pew Campus Saturday for the 10th annual Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit, a day-long event held by the City to connect community members...

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Police handling of protest dominates public comment at City Commission meeting

by (George)

Submitted 03-10-2021 under NEWS

Though four public hearings and several additional updates were on the agenda for Tuesday evening's City Commission Meeting, it was fallout over the breakup of a recent protest by the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD) that dominated an...

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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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