Social Justice

Feature Story Meghan Heritage founded The Be Event six years ago to help women "be present" in various areas of their lives as well as give back to others.

Grand Haven nonprofit supports women by providing essentials


Feature Story Michigan Fosters Executive Director Tiffany Kraker and Holland Heights CRC Parsonage Committee Chairman Kevin Anderson stand outside of what is soon to become Journey Home, a place for families navigating foster care.
Feature Story Robyn Afrik is Ottawa County’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

How Diversity Forum aims to advance equity in Ottawa County


Feature Story Joe Haveman speaks at a Ottawa County meeting.
Feature Story West Michigan brewers are modifying the base recipe for the Black is Beautiful stout and making it their own. Proceeds are donated to organizations that raise awareness of racial inequality and promote social justice.

Black is Beautiful collaborative takes hold at Lakeshore breweries


Feature Story Henry and Lindsay Cherry with their four children.

What’s next for Black advocacy in Holland?


Feature Story The 2019 Ability Award recipient Lori Hastings, who is seated in a wheelchair, is pictured with the other award nominees.

Disability Network looking for individuals who champion inclusion


Feature Story Hope College professor Jordan VanHemert performs.

How bebop influenced the civil rights movement


Feature Story A presenter addresses attendees at LEDA's annual summit.

Foundation grants $105,000 to groups focused on racial equity


Feature Story A protester carried this sign during the George’s Peaceful Unity Demonstration in Holland on June 7.

How I came to take a stand against racism


Feature Story Protestors walk along Douglas Avenue to the Unity Bridge.

Unity march surpasses expectations


Feature Story More than 3,000 people lined Unity Bridge on June 7 to show their solidarity in standing against racism in America.
Feature Story Attorney Sarah Yore-Van Oosterhout started nonprofit Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates.
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