Mutually Inclusive

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.

Linc Up / lincup.org/

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we hear from LaKiya Jenkins, Operations Director of LINC UP talking about their work using a holistic approach to neighborhood revitalization. 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.

Inclusion and Equity

Jul 28, 2017

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. 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 Ace Marasigan with the 2017 Grand Rapids Asian Festival Committee here to talk about tomorrow's first ever Grand Rapids Asian Festival taking place from 11am to 9pm in Rosa Parks Circle. 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 LaKiya Thompson-Jenkins, Outcomes Manager with LINC UP here to talk about tomorrow's "Rock the Block" celebration taking place from 11am to 6pm in Madison Square. 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.

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.

Mariano Avila / WGVU

“Mino Bimaadiziwin is a story about a young, trans-gender Anishnaabe man who has lost all connection to his culture living in the city. Until one day this mysterious Anishnaabe woman, Bungishimogikwe, comes into his life and kind of introduces him back into the culture and the community.”

That’s Shane McSauby, writer and director of the film who calls Grand Rapids home.

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.

GRPS

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning from Grand Rapids Public Schools we welcome, Dr. Mayda Bahmonde-Gunnell, Executive Director for Leadership Middle School, Equity & Inclusion, and English Language Learners Program, and Maleika Joubert Brown, Ed.S, Director of Equity and Inclusion. 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.

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