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On The Ground Garfield Park-Alger Heights-Grandville Ave Features

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

Neighborhoods in the city of Grand Rapids are reflective of the way income inequity and housing segregation exist in the city. Ezequiel Ramirez, a 37 year-old resident of Grandville avenue, shares the ways folks in the community are challenging these barriers. 

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To love Grand Rapids into greatness means authentic community engagement

Residents, community organizers and leaders on Grandville Avenue are experiencing their neighborhood change as development comes in. Here we discuss how interdependent relationships are most effective when power is shared. 

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Women of the avenue: The strength of Grandville Ave.

This photo series is a glimpse at the everyday life of women residing on Grandville Avenue through the lens of a visual narrative.

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A shared meal on Grandville Avenue

We had the privilege to be invited to share a meal among residents of Grandville Avenue hosted at the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association.
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