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Screening of 'Nor Any Drop to Drink: The Flint Water Crisis' in Grand Rapids

Submitted 04-17-2018 under NONPROFITS

The documentary will be shown Thursday, April 19 at 6 p.m. at Kindschi Hall of Science (KHS), Grand Valley University, Allendale Campus. This is an opportunity for Grand Rapids to learn more about the Flint Water Crisis and engage around issues of environmental justice.

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Spring brings opportunities to support local, independent radio

Submitted 04-17-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

WYCE's Spring Fund Drive begins Friday, April 20, 2018 and is followed by a programmer training orientation and the National Federation for Community Broadcasters Midwest Summit.

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Eighth annual Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival held at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 04-09-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Directors Gustavo Rondon and Catalina Mesa speak on behalf of their films and the festival as a whole, as well as it's crucial importance to the community.

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Creative Youth Center publishes seventh anthology

Submitted 04-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

Anna Geurkink sits down with Executive Director Kristin Brace of Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center.

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Cameron Esposito joins LaughFest 2018 to talk about the importance of honest conversation and laughter

Submitted 03-02-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

"I don't think we have gotten to a place where we can talk about community as it really is." Cameron Esposito talks about community.

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Delta Program encourages teen boys to tell their stories, learn from community leaders

Submitted 02-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Friday, February 9, 2018, teachers, community members and a film production crew worked with boys in the juvenile justice system to produce a series of interviews, exploring what it means to grow into adulthood in hopes of expanding their visions of what's possible in their futures.

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Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition celebrates 50th year

Submitted 02-20-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Under the direction of local poet and artist Christine Krieger, Kent County’s own all-ages poetry prize weathers change, welcomes new and established poets to submit their work

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Formerly homeless, Heartside resident uses voice to give back

Submitted 02-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

With nowhere to go, Thomas went to an area shelter where he was told about Dégage and the services we offer. Not one to let a meaningful opportunity pass, Thomas came quickly to Dégagé.

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Catalyst Radio: WMCAT talks teen music projects, Creston Brewery show

Submitted 01-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Come hear teens perform their own compositions with local musicians at Creston Brewery on Sunday, January 21, 2018.

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Mugshots and propaganda: Photographer learns about #J20, Socialist Alternative Grand Rapids

Submitted 01-16-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

This is an article about photography. But sometimes photography is really about something altogether not photography. There are tools, and there is a message. Use the tools to deliver the message.

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