Diversity and inclusion

Feature Story Lucia Rios's first time driving her new car. Her nephew Angelo Mata is in the front seat. He helped her identify how to work with the new technology.

Living with a disability is expensive


Feature Story Workers at Kenzie's Be Cafe in Grand Haven. (Kenzie's Be Cafe)

GHACF supports 13 organizations with nearly 600K in grants


Feature Story Kay Walvoord is the CEO of the Holland Symphony Orchestra (Courtesy photo)

Holland Symphony President Kay Walvoord strikes a high note


Feature Story Ava Devanney with her exchange student, Montse Muralles at Windmill Island in Holland.

What caught my exchange student by surprise? snow


Feature Story Children share a holiday greeting in Sign Language during their photo with Signing Santa. (DHHS)
Feature Story Tom Sikkema is responsible for promoting Go MUVE’s tagging feature, which enables users to identify levels of accessibility within their community.
Feature Story The Disability Network Lakeshore staff

Disability Network Lakeshore celebrates 30th anniversary


Feature Story In honor of its centennial, MAM is planning a Worship Celebration Service on Dec. 11, led by the congregation’s new pastor, Winfred Burns ll. 

Maple Avenue Ministries celebrates its centennial


Feature Story Cultural Immersion Experiences Across the Bridge brings together residents from Grand Haven and Muskegon to learn about each other’s communities.

Crossing the bridge into a cultural immersion experience


Feature Story Raul Garcia, Homeowner Services Coach with Brittany Rabideau, a future Haven Townhome homeowner.
Feature Story The 2022 Ottawa County DEI Forum was held on Oct. 28. (Nathan Bocks)

Highlights from the 2022 Ottawa County Diversity Forum


Feature Story Coach Lee Montgomery was inducted into the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame in 2006 and the National Wheelchair Basketball Association Hall of Fame in 2015.

Lee Montgomery brings inclusive coaching style to adaptive sports


Feature Story A Hope College Spanish class is partnering with LAUP on a youth mentorship project. (LAUP)

Latino Hope College students partner with LAUP to mentor youth