CRI Delivers Findings from Mayor Heartwell’s Community Conversations About Children

Our Community’s Children recently announced key findings from Mayor Heartwell’s Community Conversations About Children Initiative. In his State of the City Address in January, 2012, Mayor George Heartwell charged the Johnson Center’s Community Research Institute (CRI) with collecting data from these conversations. In six months, 250 youth and over 500 adults participated.

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Friday’s Convening – Community Partnerships Drive Results to Improve Outcomes for Kids

Attendees at this Friday’s event, “Philanthropy, Faith, and Education Community Convening,” will see how GVSU and Greater Grand Rapids Community partnerships are engaging with Grand Rapids Public Schools in an attempt to drive results that are needed to improve outcomes for kids. Twenty different community collaborations will be featured, including work in housing, education, and health

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Philanthropy, Faith, and Education Community Convening May 18, 2012

The Johnson Center for Philanthropy will host Philanthropy, Faith, and Education Community Convening focusing on philanthropic, faith-based, and educational partnerships and lessons learned from these initiatives on May 18, 2012. Administration officials from the U.S. Department of Education will be attending, bringing a message of community collaboration in support of improved

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