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Artist feature from UICA: Curt Ikens

by (UICA)

Submitted 02-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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How can we celebrate the legacy and mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 01-12-2018 under NONPROFITS

On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a historic speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. King drew inspiration from both his Christian faith and the nonviolent philosophy of Hindu activist Mahatma Gandhi....

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Measure What Matters: Community Automotive Repair

by (Local First)

Submitted 06-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Measure What Matters: Community Automotive Repair This article is part of Local First’s Measure What Matters series, where we interview Local First Members who have taken the Quick Impact Assessment, and learn about how the assessment has...

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Measure What Matters: The Rental Company

by (Local First)

Submitted 05-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

Measure What Matters: The Rental Company    This article is part of Local First’s Measure What Matters series, where we interview Local First Members who have taken the Quick Impact Assessment, and learn about how the assessment has...

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Measure What Matters: C2C Gallery

by (Local First)

Submitted 05-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Measure What Matters: C2C Gallery This blog post is part of Local First’s Measure What Matters series, where we interview Local First Members who have taken the Quick Impact Assessment, and learn about how the assessment has helped them use...

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Measure What Matters: EcoBuns Baby + Co.

by (Local First)

Submitted 05-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Measure What Matters: EcoBuns Baby + Co.   This blog post is part of Local First’s Measure What Matters series, where we interview Local First Members who have taken the Quick Impact Assessment, and learn about how the assessment has...

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Access' Food Justice Training unites community toward common goal

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 04-26-2017 under NONPROFITS

Cultivating solutions to food insecurity is far from a single-organization job. It requires a community of activists for the good food system. On Tuesday, April 11, Access of West Michigan hosted the Food Justice Training ...

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Mayor Rosalynn Bliss talks about first year as mayor, implementing sustainable practices

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 02-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

In her inaugural State of the City Address, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss laid out a number of ambitious goals regarding environmental sustainability. One year later, she has held true to her word and made bounds toward these goals....

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Ride The Rapid to ArtPrize Eight

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

The transformation of downtown Grand Rapids into a giant art gallery is well underway. ArtPrize is almost here with opening day starting this Wednesday, September 21 running through October 9. And in ArtPrize’s eighth year as an event, there...

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Organizations partner with community to vitalize Roosevelt Park

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 06-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

What started out as a dream for a park with public art turned into a reality on May 21st when Friends of Grand Rapids Parks installed a vibrant mural in Roosevelt Park, an urban green space near the intersection of Clyde Park and Granville Avenue....

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