Diversity and inclusion

Feature Story From left, Iliana Ponce, Esther Fifelski, and Susan Kragt are among those advocating for Afghan refugees in West Michigan.

Lakeshore agencies welcome Afghan refugees with open arms


Feature Story Gentex plans to utilize its expertise in digital vision, software development and industrial design to help eSight develop the next generation of mobile electronic eyewear.

Gentex partners with eSight to focus on advanced digital eyewear


Feature Story LAUP received $20,000 to add a career coaching component to the ¡Más Adelante! program.

Women of Color Give distributes $40k to 5 groups


Feature Story Guillermo Cisneros

West Michigan Hispanic Chamber named a 2021 Neighborhood Champion


Feature Story The Reel Time Film Series continues with “Life in a Day 2020” on Jan. 4 at 7 p.m.

IRC Film series offers a snapshot of life around the globe


Feature Story Dave Nyitray is the president and chief operating officer of the ODC Network.
Feature Story The 52,000-square-foot facility has nine classrooms, four computer labs, and five unique labs for biology, chemistry, electronics, automation, welding, and machine tooling.
Feature Story Eight of Pat ApPaul's photos are in display in downtown Muskegon.

Photographer amplifies marginalized voices of The Lemonade Stand


Feature Story The Reel Time Film Series kicks off on Nov. 22 with the acclaimed documentary, “This Is Home: A Refugee Story.”

Film series opens with a documentary on life of refugees in U.S.


Feature Story Sandra Lake is the 2021 recipient of the Ottawa County Excellence in Equity Award.

Health worker honored with 2021 Excellence in Equity Award


Feature Story U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo joins Poet Laureate of Douglas Jack Ridl in a virtual conversation.

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo kicks off 2021 Big Read


Feature Story Panelists for the Oct. 25 session are Gordon Wiersma, Robert (Rik) L. Stevenson, and Victoria Proctor Gibbs

Town hall series will explore religion and racism


Feature Story Fifth-grader Evan Weesies has an all-terrain wheelchair that gives him the freedom to move around his family’s Muskegon County farm
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2021 Big Read Lakeshore: How to participate