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WMEAC works with the community to protect natural resources, mitigate climate impacts

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features WMEAC which connects environmentally concerned citizens with innovative and effective solutions

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Staycation: Kendall College, Cook Arts Center partner for Spring Break Art Camp

Submitted 04-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Over the first week of April, a group of Cook Arts Center students enjoyed their spring break by attending a four-day art camp. The camp was held in partnership with Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD)

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Meet Civic Investor Jenn Schaub: Working to engage all community members at the Avenue

Submitted 04-13-2017 under VOICES

Avenue for the Arts has written dozens of stories for The Rapidian since 2009. Coordinator Jenn Schaub said the platform opens up a dialogue.

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Feedback concert rocks out to support thriving food system

Submitted 04-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

Fundraiser for Access of West Michigan raises a record $3,792 to cultivate solutions to poverty.

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Outcry over police stop, housing funds packs City Commission

Submitted 04-12-2017 under NEWS

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the Grand Rapids City Commission meeting at 7 p.m. was packed to overflowing with people sitting in the aisles, standing in the corners and spilling out into the hallway. Concerns over cuts to housing funding and a recent police stop drew the crowd.

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Neighborhood Summit debuts video showcasing record attendance, community participation

Submitted 04-11-2017 under NEWS

This year's Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit on March 4, 2017 grew from four workshops to 17 and hosted almost 400 community members.

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Real estate pro offers home selling trends and tips to seniors

Submitted 04-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Learn crucial information on current real estate trends to help prepare and sell your home when Covenant Village of the Great Lakes hosts Liz Nelligan, a real estate counselor for Moving Station.

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Aquinas College and the need for more LGBTQIA inclusivity: Part two

Submitted 04-07-2017 under NEWS

Aquinas Alumnus: Brittany Devon and Tyler Clark, shared their reactions to the anti-LGBTQIA film and the need for a more inclusive campus for all.

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Mothers of boys stopped at gunpoint by police, 'trying to make change'

Submitted 04-06-2017 under NEWS

The mothers of the 12- to 14-year-old boys who experienced a high-risk police stop with full backup would like community support as they try to create change.

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Aquinas College and the need for more LGBTQIA inclusivity

Submitted 04-04-2017 under NEWS

Last month at Aquinas College, there was a viewing of the film Desire of the Everlasting Hills: an anti-LGBTQIA movie which highlights celibacy as the only appropriate lifestyle for LGBTQIA identifying individuals. This is part 1 of 2 articles on this topic.

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