Hillcrest students learn about their community

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 01-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

At Kent Vocational Options and Community Based Occupational Training (KVO/CBOT) our vision is to advocate for and educate every student to be independent, authentic and fulfilled members of their community and to educate the larger community of the...

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Catalyst Radio: GRCF summer jobs program connecting youth with nonprofits

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-26-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight the Youth Summer Jobs Program of Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Katelyn Sandor and Roberta King...

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The Rapidian gets very local, weekly

by (Holly)

Submitted 12-19-2011 under OPINION

Since the beginning of The Rapidian's life over two years ago, we've been sending out a weekly digest that provided you with a complete list of the last week's stories. However, we realize this could be pretty hard to weed through. With...

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First Rapidian bureau hosted by Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to launch in January

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian, a service of the Community Media Center, is partnering with Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to install a news bureau in the southwest quadrant of Grand Rapids. The Rapidian is a web-based, community driven journalism project that...

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Advancing Youth Development workshop unites community to help support youth

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 02-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

At the end of 2009, three local organizations came together to facilitate a training session to improve Grand Rapids’ youth development strategies. The Advancing Youth Development (AYD) course provided participants with the opportunity to gain a...

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