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Category Archives: 2018 2019 Program Year

Alumni and Friends Think Tanks: April 24 and 27

Calling all alumni and friends!  Come and join us on April 24 at 5:30pm or April 27 at 10am as we are challenged on the importance of soul care in the work of collective impact.  Shanda Vaughn will lead us on the 24th while Noele Stith will lead us on the 27th. Thank you to […]

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Raising Awareness on Human Trafficking – Rescheduled for April 24

The GRIL U teens and adult Emerge participants have been working to raise awareness about Human Trafficking – in partnership with S.E.E. and The Manasseh Project.  Join this group on April 24 from 5:30-6:30pm at Rivertown Mall near the Meijer entrance.  

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Raising Awareness!

The GRIL U teens invite you to join them on April 17 at 5:30pm at Rivertown Mall to raise awareness about Human Trafficking. They’ll be near the Meijer entrance.          

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Making Change Happen!

Last night the LIT’s of Tall Turf Ministries, a few GRIL U alumni, and our adult Emerge participants played a game challenging them in leading social change. We were reminded that the work is not easy, requires relationships, persistence and a commitment for the long haul.

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GRIL U: Learning about Human Trafficking

On March 23, the GRIL U teens learned about Human Trafficking to help raise awareness on April 17 and to learn advocacy work as leaders in the community.  Thank you Nikeidra DeBarge for leading us!  

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Emerge and Breakthrough Programs Dive Into Diversity and Inclusion

On March 14 and 15, the Emerge and Breakthrough Adult participants learned about their role as leaders in this beautiful multicultural and diverse world.  Thank you to Geoffrey Beene, Ken James, and Ricardo Rivera for making this time great!        

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GRIL at the GR Neighborhood Summit

On March 2, the Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit took place.  Various workshops were led by GRIL alumni – most exciting was the workshop led by GRIL U alumni titled:  The Power of Young People in Community Change.

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February Alumni Think Tank

Our first Alumni Think Tank: Tyreece challenged us about the importance of understanding our purpose (mission statements) in Soul Care work.

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GR Neighborhood Summit: The Power of Young People…..

Come and join us at the Summit!  Denise Fase, LeMarr Jackson, Tavian Moore and a number of our young leaders will be leading the workshop:  The Power of Young People in Community Change. Here’s the link to register:  https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Government/Programs-and-Initiatives/Neighborhood-Summit

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Alumni Leadership Think Tank Series – February

   

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