Chamber names minority business award winners

A chamber of commerce in the region has recognized two attorneys and the owner of a manufacturing company with awards that celebrate diversity and...

Firm hosts Latino Law Day

Dozens of West Michigan students recently got a chance to see how a courtroom works as part of a special event hosted by a...

School hosting Latinos in West Michigan: A Look Forward

A school in the area is hosting an event to discuss the growth potential of Latinos in the workforce, economy and higher education.San Juan...

Downtown hosting Asian-Pacific Festival

A festival celebrating Asian culture will return to downtown Grand Rapids next week.The second-annual Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival, presented by the West Michigan Asian...

Arena District throws French party

The Arena District is hosting a French-themed party tonight.The French Culture Club event by the nonprofit Arena District will be at the Downtown Market in...

Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses hosting pop-up market

A mixer and pop-up market this week will feature members of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses.GRABB’s Sankofa Mixer & Pop-up Marketplace is this Thursday...

Hispanic chamber names award winners

The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its annual awards.The awards were revealed at the organization's gala this week....

Chamber names Diversity Visionary

A local foundation’s work to inspire diversity in Grand Rapids is getting a moment to shine.The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce said the...

College hosting Hispanic awards gala

A local Hispanic group will recognize five individuals at an awards gala tomorrow night.Hosted by The Committee to Honor César E. Chávez, the 13th-annual...

Grand Rapids chamber produces Insights on Standing Up for LGBT Equality

A former Republican state representative is helping the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce in its effort to establish rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual...

Theater screening Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival

The Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival is returning this weekend.The festival will be this Friday through Sunday at Wealthy Theatre.The event’s slogan is...

Nonprofit produces racial equity workshop

An event promoting honest discussions about racial equity is coming to the lakeshore.Dimensions of racismThe Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance is hosting a one-day Racial...

Hispanic chamber names nominees for awards gala

The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is hosting an awards gala soon downtown.The Hispanic chamber is presenting its 2018 Annual Awards Gala from...

College hosts Japanese contingent

A group of students and faculty from a Japanese university recently spent a week at a local college.The group from Hokuriku Gakuin University, HGU, visited...

Black Women Connect GR produces forum on race and policing

A local chamber-backed group is hosting a forum on race and policing in town tonight.Black Women Connect GR, a networking group by the Grand...

College hosts first African-American orientation

A local college hosted its first orientation for African-American students.Grand Valley State University held its Black Excellence Orientation between Aug. 20 and 22 prior...

Chamber names winners of Latina Business Pitch Competition

A local chamber has hosted its first Latina Business Pitch Competition, sharing $10,000 in prize money and legal services among three winners.The West Michigan...

College producing MLK Commemoration Week

A local college is hosting a week-long series of speakers honoring Martin Luther King Jr.Grand Valley State University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration...

Mayor names champions of diversity

A prominent educator and the executive director of an inaugural art festival is one of four disability advocates who were recently recognized as a...

Hispanic Festival panel calls for more relationships

The key word was “opportunity.”It was a word spoken over and over at a panel discussion earlier this month that kicked off the Hispanic...

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