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Story Matters: Christine Helms-Maletic looks for a mayor that cares about entire city

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Submitted 08-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

After Thursday night's mayoral debate on income inequality hosted by MLive and WGVU, Christine Helms-Maletic says she believes that even with a "weak mayor" city system, our local mayor can still be strongly...

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Story Matters: Katie Gordon appreciates focus on income, racial inequalities at mayoral debate

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Submitted 08-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

After Thursday night's mayoral debate on income inequality hosted by MLive and WGVU, two-year Grand Rapidian Katie Gordon says she is looking forward to a mayor that will continue the legacy of Mayor Heartwell's work to...

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Story Matters: W. Paul Mayhue calls out problems of racial discrimination with police leadership, trespassing

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Submitted 07-31-2015 under NONPROFITS

After attending the mayoral debate at Wealthy Theatre, former Kent County Commissioner W. Paul Mayhue sat down to talk with us about the problems with race in Grand Rapids that he's seen with policing and laws.   We build community when we...

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Story Matters: Paris Lara looks for mayor that's well-rounded, authentic about social justice issues

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Submitted 07-31-2015 under NONPROFITS

Paris Lara attended the mayoral candidate debate on income inequality on Thursday, July 30, hosted by MLive and WGVU. Lara says he likes seeing the diverse group of candidates, from those who don't have much...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Elizabeth Van Arragon explains how fashion can reframe categories of normal, beautiful, powerful

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Submitted 04-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Grace Teo explains Open Style Lab's work, collaboration with festival

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Submitted 04-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Karen Weaver shares what drew her to volunteering for first year of festival

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Submitted 04-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Jill Vyn explains creating culture of volunteers at festival

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Nkechi Okwuwasi shares why she volunteered for fashion show

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Submitted 04-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Robert Andy Coombs says inclusive clothing designs can bring people together

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Submitted 04-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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