Social Justice

Feature Story The 2022 Holland Human Relations Commission Social Justice Awards recipients pose for a picture after the awards ceremony.
Feature Story Robinson Landing in Grand Haven broke ground in 2022 and now has 16 income-restricted and 14 market-rate homes.

New tools help Housing Next connect communities, developers


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 An aerial view shows progress Monday on a Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build on the Vista Green project.
Feature Story Harbor Humane Society is expanding its ways of helping people keep their pets with them during a crisis by adding a staff position, a community outreach manager. Here, a staff member poses with one of the cats housed at HHS.

How Harbor Humane Society can help pet owners in crisis


Feature Story Liz Keegan, director of education and outreach at the Center, and Delores Trese, managing attorney at Legal Aid of Western Michigan, have been spreading the word on how tenants can recognize when they are victims of discrimination, as well as how to

5 things tenants, landlords should know about housing rights


Feature Story The Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance’s “Nonprofit Community Assessment” launched in 2019 to help measure the overall health of the local nonprofit community. The 2022 report was released at an event at Midtown Center in Holland earlier this month.

Nonprofit survey reveals burnout, DEI struggles and triumphs


Feature Story A grant was used by Heights of Hope to purchase affordable housing. (CFHZ)
Feature Story Anthony Lambers credits real estate for helping him turn his life around.
Feature Story Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar performed with the Holland Symphony Orchestra in 2021 as part of the symphony's free community concert. It was the impetus behind a new drive to include diverse cultures in next year's community concert.

HSO seeks diverse music groups for Music Unites Us concert


Feature Story Benjamin's Hope friends enjoying the accessible swing set at the Park Township campus.
Feature Story Many Michigan state parks adding off-road, electronic track chairs, available at no cost to visitors.

Making Michigan's beaches accessible to everyone