The Rapidian


Catalyst Radio: Open Book Project encourages students to define success for themselves

Submitted 02-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

Jamiel Robinson, one of the co-founders of The Open Book Project, joins us on air to share the philosophy of this after-school, urban tutoring program. In the four years since the program started, OBP


New Reporters: What have we gotten ourselves into?

Submitted 02-07-2011 under OPINION


Catalyst Radio: Healthy Corners to help corner groceries offer healthy alternatives to youth

Submitted 02-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

This week, Mark C. Lewis of Neighborhood Ventures fills us in on a new initiative to instill healthy habits in urban youth. Partnering with universities and local hospitals, they're working with local


In Anticipation of Tina Brown's GR Vacay...

Submitted 01-31-2011 under OPINION


Catalyst Radio: West Grand Neighborhood Organization

Submitted 01-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

This week, we speak with Nola Steketee, executive director for West Grand Neighborhood Organization. West Grand is home to CMC - Bridge and one of the biggest neighborhood organizations in Grand Rapid


Catalyst Radio: Outside the Lines challenges nonartists to put their art supplies where their mouth is

Submitted 01-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Outside the Lines is putting on its inaugural auction - a competition for nonartists - one week from now, and event coordinator Kendra Herington previews the event.