The Rapidian


Creemos y seremos

Submitted 07-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

LINC ofreció la reunión de planificación comunitaria para mejorar el analfabetismo de los niños el jueves por la tarde. La reunión se llevo a cabo en la Zona Oeste en la Escuela Cesar E. Chávez.


Working For Tomorrow - Taneka Brazier's Journey to Graduation

Submitted 07-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

Taneka Brazier found that hard work pays off both on the field and in the classroom


Creemos y seremos: We believe we become

Submitted 07-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

LINC hosted a Believe 2 Become community planning meeting to improve children's literacy on Thursday night. The meeting was held in the West Hope Zone at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School.


Expecting greatness: Corinthious Bowen's journey to graduation

Submitted 07-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

Corinthius Bowen's story is the second in a 23 part series. Corinthius learned early on that hard work pays off.


Beating the odds: Michael Bates' journey to graduation

Submitted 07-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

Michael Bates is the first of 23 Class of 2011 GRPS graduates whose stories will be featured here on The Rapidian. Michael's story is one of perseverance, integrity and self discipline.


Literacy Center Announces Expansion of Workforce Development Grant

Submitted 07-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

Expanding Incumbent Work Training Program Beyond Kent County


Glance at the Past - Gerald R. Ford

Submitted 07-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Glance at the Past - Episode 70: A brief history of "Grand Rapids' favorite son," Gerald R. Ford.


Community Foundation Awards $644,400 in College Scholarships

Submitted 06-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

Total scholarships awarded represent a $70,000 increase from last year and is the largest dollar amount the Community Foundation has awarded in a single year ever.


Literacy Center of West Michigan's Family of the Year

Submitted 06-27-2011 under NONPROFITS

The DeLeón-Gramajo Family is named the Family of the Year by the Literacy Center of West Michigan


GRPS Graduates Featured On Billboards; B2B Website

Submitted 06-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

GRPS will be recognizing a special group of 23 graduates from the Class of 2011 by posting their own personal stories of perseverance, determination, and hard work on The Rapidian.