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Resource ideas for Community Proposal Assignment
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GE 101 Schafer: Resource ideas for Community Proposal Assignment
Covers of a broad range of subject areas including: art, business, education, health, law, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and culture.
Academic Search Complete (MeL)
Enormous collection of full-text magazines and peer-reviewed journals for STEM, social science, and humanities research.
Search the scholarly side of Google for journal articles and e-books.
Coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
Grand Rapids Press (MLive)
Recent copies in Popular Reading Collection
Grand Rapids Times
Weekly publication targeted to Black communities in GR
El Vocero Hispano
Local news focused on the Hispanic community
Rapid Growth Media
A free, weekly e-magazine that covers art, entrepreneurship, innovation, and development
"Hyperlocal" news powered by the residents of Grand Rapids
Public radio station - some NPR content
Grand Rapids Area Groups and Neighborhood Associations
GR Neighborhood Map
Interactive map of GRneighborhoods provided by the Community Research Institute
Heartside Neighborhood Association
Salon Grand Rapids - Urbanist Meetup
Very active group who discusses Grand Rapids development topics
Apartheid with a Smile
A group to combat racism, segregation in and around Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit
Annual event is designed to connect residents, build skills, and leverage their leadership to make Grand Rapids a more equitable place.
Strives for holistic community revitalization that is centered on creating impact in the lives of people and the fabric of neighborhoods.
Nonprofit Org in the Boston Square/Cottage Grove/Madison Square neighborhood. Ties to DeVos family.
Grand Rapids Black Business Association - Cost of Gentrification
GRABB works to foster an economy that creates prosperity and supports the revitalization of predominantly Black neighborhoods.
Urban League Grand Rapids
Group focused on "eliminating racism and increasing the availability of quality life chances"for all.
Partners for a Racism Free Community
Works to unveil privilege built into our current institutions and assists organizations to create equitable spaces for everyone
Grand Rapids Community Rebuilders
A non-profit agency dedicated to ending homelessness and creating safe affordable housing opportunities in Kent County.
Grand Rapids Housing Commission
Mission is to provide affordable housing for low-income residents and to eliminate substandard housing conditions.
Grand Rapids Neighborhood Business Alliance
A business information and advocacy organization made up of representatives from all 20 neighborhood associations.
Grand Rapids Development Center
Local government departments that work to facilitate the physical development of the City.
Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc
"Accelerating GR's transition to a best-in-class American city."
Grand Rapids Community Development Department
Municipal department working to support housing and community development activities.
Experience Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids marketing tool.
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
"We are all about gifts, growth, grants and most importantly, community leadership."
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