equity

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we talk with Juan Mascorro-Guerrero, a DACA recipient and senior at Grand Valley State University. Joining the conversation is WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity.

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Vanessa Gutierrez, a DACA recipient who lives in Holland, MI. She is a young professional, an advocate in her community, and secretary of the board of directors at Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates. Joining the discussion are WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity, and Mariano Avila, WGVU inclusion reporter.

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we learn more about WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity. Joining us in a discussion are WGVU inclusion reporter, Mariano Avila, and WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell.

GRPS

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Maleika Joubert Brown, Director of Equity and Inclusion with Grand Rapids Public Schools, where the student population represents 55 countries with 54 different languages spoken. Joining the discussion is WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity.

Leandro Lara / Carbon Stories

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Marcel "Fable" Price, aka Fable the Poet, who is the new Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, and a teaching artist and co-founder of The Diatribe, a poetry based non-profit, using creating writing as a catalyst for community change and youth outreach. Joining the discussion is WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity.

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Alex Thomas, in Strategic Planning with the Grand Rapids Black Chamber of Commerce. Joining the discussion is WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity.

Moving Toward Justice

May 10, 2017

The Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance presents the first annual Summit on Race and Inclusion, “Moving Toward Justice,” on May 23. We talk details with Gail Harrison

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we hear from Phillip Nguyen, President of the Vietnamese American Community of Grand Rapids. Joining the discussion is WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity.

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Shannon Cohen and Pat Sosa VerDuin, co-founders of Sisters Who Lead and alumni of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Community Leadership Network Fellowship. Joining the discussion is WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity.

Dorceta Taylor

Apr 13, 2017
Michigan Night Light

Aquinas College presents the 21st annual Wege Speaker Series lecture this afternoon.  This morning we talk to Keynote speaker Dorceta Taylor, director of diversity, equity and inclusion at the U of M School of Natural Resources and Environment. 

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