Community Engagement

Feature Story Alita Kelly gardening
Feature Story Women of Color Give members Kim Koeman, Rebekah Bakker and Robyn Afrik.
Feature Story A collaborative project would bring a nature play park to Holland's Window on the Waterfront park with the help of crowdfunding and a state grant.
Feature Story Bates Place 1
Feature Story A renovation is planned for Tanglefoot Park
Feature Story Cynthia Martinez films Daniel, a student in the TRIO Upward Bound program.

Filmmaker gives a voice to first gen college students


Feature Story The #OttawaVotes project received a 2020 Clearinghouse Award for Outstanding Innovation in Election Cybersecurity and Technology.
Development News Robert Cloy

“Shade is an equity issue.”


Feature Story Sheri Harris, co-founder of Holland Helpers.
Feature Story The 2020 Census is still going on, although census-takers — known as enumerators — stopped knocking on doors back in mid-October.

Making sure everyone is counted in 2020 Census is no easy task


Feature Story Dons Flowers and Gifts President Douglas J. Vos and office manager Katie DenHerder prepare to give away 3,500 roses to customers, so they can gift the flowers to friends and family in an effort to lift community spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zeeland shop offers free flowers to lift community spirits


Feature Story Elizabeth Kidd is the Vice President of Community Impact at the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.

Foundation invests in community through stabilization fund grants


Feature Story George Barfield, Deanna Rollfs, and Angelica Colon will be the panelists for the first antiracism town hall event.

Momentum Center/task force to kick off racism town halls


Feature Story Henry and Lindsay Cherry with their four children.

What’s next for Black advocacy in Holland?


Feature Story Zeeland residents Jordan and Jill Emmick have signed on for Zeeland's first Good Neighbor Pledge.

Zeeland challenges residents to be great neighbors