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GRIL ALUMNI GET TO KNOW GRAND RAPIDS 

On Saturday, June 17th, GRIL Alumni went on assignment to better understand Grand Rapids and it’s resources. Interdependence is a Core Value at GRIL, and we pride ourselves on our ability to partner with so many amazing people, businesses, ministries and organizations within our community. Kent County is blessed with a plethora of organizations and ministries, so […]

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Join Our Team! GRIL is Searching for a COO

POSITION TITLE:              Chief Operating Officer [COO] COMPANY:                       GR Initiative for Leaders [GRIL] LOCATION:                       Grand Rapids, MI POSITION STATUS:  Full Time Exempt COMPANY PROFILE:  GR Initiative for Leaders (GRIL) is a faith-based organization founded by alumni of the DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative (DVULI). GRIL invests in leaders by providing training using the DVULI curriculum to […]

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ALUMNI CHARGE NEW GRADUATES TO RISE UP

GRIL was fortunate to have two alumni discuss their own journeys with GRIL and provide encouragement and guidance to new graduates. GRIL U graduate and current Calvin College Senior, Abdoul Havugimana, shared about his experience since graduating from GRIL. Abdoul is pursuing a degree in political science and has become an active member of the […]

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OUR CLASS OF 2017-2018

GRIL’s adult cohorts and it’s GRIL U sites are now forming for the 2017-2018 program year. As part of that effort, we have set an aggressive goal of raising $30,000 by the end of August to help underwrite the costs for students and our partners. The cost for one teen or adult to participate in either our GRIL U program […]

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BREAKTHROUGH PLANS INSPIRE

All of the participants were able to share pieces of their breakthrough plans with the community in the open time before the formal ceremony. A few, however were selected to share some reflections that challenged and inspired all of those in attendance. Abigail Niewenhuis, GRIL U, shared a written piece about the under-reported lead problem […]

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