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Dr. Maureen Connolly.

Michigan's homeless face major barriers to healthcare: Here's how care providers are trying to help

Many healthcare organizations across Michigan are finding creative ways to provide accessible healthcare to Michigan's most vulnerable residents, the homeless.

Refugee

New study reveals economic impact of immigrants and refugees in Kent County

Kent County’s 50,176 immigrants contributed $3.3 billion to the county’s gross domestic product in 2016. Here's how these community members are making a huge impact on the local economy.

Kyama Kitavi

Rapid Blog: What AfroTech Detroit can teach us about diversity in tech

Kyama Kitavi is an Administrative Analyst in the City of Grand Rapids Economic Development Office. In his Rapid Blog, Kyama Kitavi discusses his experience AfroTech Detroit and diversity in tech.


Native Services

Is successful healthcare a question of culture?: Native American clinic treats the whole self

Many West Michigan Native Americans find culturally-specific treatment at the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Health Clinic on State St. NE., where they take advantage of free health and dental care, as well as a community eager to rally around Michigan American Indians with support rooted in a shared cultural perspective.

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RapidChat: Trevor Straub on mimosas, delicious food, and drag queens

Trevor Straub and the GR Drag Brunch crew are putting a new spin on what Sunday Funday looks like around town.
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