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GRIL Alumni are Super Heroes – Here’s the Proof!

Meghan Aupperlee: Superhero Community School Coordinator at KCTC, Kent Innovation High, Kent Transition Center, MySchool@Kent, and SuccessLink Super Power: Morphing from One Thing to Another Community Praise: She has strength in “getting many different people to work together and the ability to put together resources to help in each unique situation.”   Bianca Edwards: Superhero […]

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GRIL U — Two More Days til It Begins!

In two days, our GRIL U program begins. Please pray for these young leaders and their adult leaders as they enter into this journey!

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Hey Alumni!

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Congrats Shanda! Well Deserved!

We would love to congratulate Shanda on the following by the NAACP Grand Rapids! We are excited to announce that the 2018 NAACP Role Model Education Award Nominee and Recipient is: Ms. Shanda Vaughn The Role Model Education Award recipient is a well-respected individual whom others want to emulate. This is an outstanding individual who […]

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2018-2019 Emerge Program Begins

The GRIL 2018-2019 program year has started! Pray for the Emerge group as they learn about themselves through the True Colors workshop with Krystle Hunter!

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Thank You Mr. DeVos!

Beginning in 1998, youth workers lives were changed as a result of going through the DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative created by Mr. and Mrs. DeVos and family. Today teens and adults are still being impacted in Grand Rapids as a result of Mr. DeVos and his family. We praise God for his commitment and love […]

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Sankofa – Go Back and Take It!

Sankofa means to return (san), go (ko), and look, see and take (fa) or ‘go back and take it’. This team of alumni is planning Sankofa trips and activities — stay tuned!

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Use Your Voice and Vote on August 7, 2018

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GRIL’s Annual Visioning Session 8/4/18

GRIL’s annual visioning session took place on August 4.  What a great day of growing together as a team, seeing our vision at a higher level and creating the plan to carry it out!

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Thankful ….

Thankful for an amazing group of people who serve on our board and board teams!

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