Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center
Sweet Dreamzzz, A.L. Holmes Elementary School, Detroit
Mel Trotter Ministries' Women & Children's Shelter, Grand Rapids
Youth Mobilizing for Policy Change, Detroit URC
Youth Public Engagement Intern Carrie Greenman, Battle Creek
Music Makers, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids
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Saginaw youth a FORCE for positive change
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A young people's advisory board, part of the Saginaw Community Foundation, is making a difference. That's thanks in large part to a Kellogg grant which challenges the youth in the community to develop their own programs.
Planting Seeds of Promise
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Seeds of Promise, a Grand Rapids nonprofit organization that calls itself an urban community improvement laboratory, has recently received a grant to begin a self-sustaining, community-governance program in the area surrounding Dickinson School. Board President Ron Jimmerson explains their strategy.
Burmese Americans find a home in Battle Creek
Jane C. Parikh
Sunday, June 24, 2012
More than 30 years ago the first family from Burma came to Battle Creek. Now the city has a thriving Burmese community. Jane C. Parikh reports on recent steps being taken to make them feel more at home and strengthen their ties to the area.
The beautiful scars of Kinetic Affect bring healing to others
Friday, April 27, 2012
Slam poetry competitors turned business partners, the two men behind Kinetic Affect have found a way to connect with audiences of all kinds through their vulnerability. Zinta Aistars talks to them about their art and business.
Encouraged to Think, Create, Write
Friday, April 27, 2012
826michigan is well known for its Robot Repair Store and writing center in downtown Ann Arbor (not to mention its fun, offbeat events). But did you also know they tutor and host workshops in Ypsilanti? From fiction to stage plays to poetry, volunteers at their Drop-In Teen Writing Workshop inspire kids to find expression through words.
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