On The Ground

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VIDEO: Celebrating the strength and spirit of a rising Muskegon


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Power of the people: Celebrating the heart and soul of Grandville Avenue


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Grandville Avenue: A neighborhood confronted with a history of redlining and segregation


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To love Grand Rapids into greatness means authentic community engagement


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Women of the avenue: The strength of Grandville Ave.


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We remember Samariz Hernandez Cruz: a legacy of advocacy, strength, and leadership


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A shared meal on Grandville Avenue


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Eliminating zero tolerance: advocacy, changing law and efforts towards restorative practices


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Rumsey Street: Leaving behind a history of sacred space


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Synia Jordan: A legacy of refusal and advocacy on Grandville Avenue


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Dominga Lucas-Pérez: Raising up indigenous voices of persistence on Grandville Avenue


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Dismantling racism: the fight for immigration reform


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On the Ground: The Heart of Grandville Avenue


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VIDEO: On The Ground highlights the Southeast Community of Grand Rapids


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Intersections of race and class: The food divide in Grand Rapids' southeast community


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Together in faith on Burton Street


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'How do we rally for one another?' For Rebeca Velazquez-Publes, a life of fighting oppression


Feature StoryTraci Whiting, Coordinadora del Grupo Minoritario de Gilda's Club

Leaders of color are empowering southeast community to take charge of breast health


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