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Finding Her Voice: Gabriella de la Vega is a connector through the Community Media Center

Submitted 10-20-2021 under NEWS

Gabriella de la Vega has found her community voice through the Community Media Center. Now she wants to help others tell their stories.

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 15

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids renames streets for Martin Luther King Jr., César Chávez; Kent County coalition seeking help for local Afghan refugees.

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 7

Submitted 10-07-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' first outdoor 'gear library' opening this weekend; City of Grand Rapids seeking public input in search for new police chief; and ArtPrize 2021 winners revealed.

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 1

Submitted 10-01-2021 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters; Grand Rapids City Commission declares support for decriminalizing entheogenic plants, fungi; and Grand Rapids Police Department launches podcast to engage community.

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Community updates: Friday, Sept. 24

Submitted 09-24-2021 under NEWS

Mayor’s Greening Initiative bringing 300 new trees to Burton Heights neighborhood; search process starts for new Grand Rapids police chief; Grand Rapids African American Art & Music Festival happening this Saturday; and more.

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ArtPrize 2021 - What will captivate our imaginations this year?

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NEWS

Art has the ability to capture ideas too complex for words; to invoke deep feelings and emotions; to communicate a piece of the artist’s soul with the public. Art defines and reflects what is important to a society.

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 16

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids creates Affordable Housing Fund; MDHHS launches online portal for immunization records; and Susan Mast ALS Foundation hosting "PedALS" bike ride, walk to support local ALS families.

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Community updates: Wednesday, Sept. 8

Submitted 09-08-2021 under NEWS

GRCC, Grand Valley receive $1.2M grants to help local adults earn college degrees; Kent County leaders reassert lack of legal authority in ending school mask order; and Grand Rapids Public Museum announces "Polish Halls in Grand Rapids" program.

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 2

Submitted 09-02-2021 under NEWS

Blandford Nature Center celebrating late founder with four-day exhibit; Grand Rapids Public Library returning to regular hours; and ArtPrize adding locations beyond downtown for 2021 event.

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