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 ACSET (Area Community Services Employment and Training Council)

ACSET works to create opportunities for economic self-sufficiency for low-income, economically disadvantaged, elderly, disabled, unemployed and under-employed individuals, and dislocated workers.
144 East Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 336-4100  

The Delta Strategy

The Delta Strategy serves as a catalyst for social change by fostering community learning and problem-solving. It works to build a community in which all members and sectors are empowered to participate and effectively create a better future for all. The Delta Strategy convenes Dialogue/Action Groups on specific issues each year—literacy is the current focus. It also sponsors volunteer opportunities, fundraising and community-awareness events around these topics. c/o Grand Rapids Community College

143 Bostwick NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 234-4316 Phone 

Goodwill Industries of West Michigan

The primary mission of Goodwill is to help people attain the skills they need to become successful members of the workforce. It is one of the world’s largest non-profit providers of education, training and career services for people with disadvantages, such as welfare dependency, homelessness, and lack of education or work experience, as well as those with physical, mental and emotional disabilities. Goodwill Industries of West Michigan provides a broad range of employment and training services for those seeking work or the skills necessary to get work. It also provides business services, such as vocational evaluation and recruitment and placement, and multiple Goodwill stores throughout the region. Goodwill Industries Workforce Development Center

765 West Norton
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 739-9010 Phone 

Grand Rapids Area Center for Ecumenism GRACE - Institute for Healing Racism

Creating a community of compassion and justice by organizing responses to human need and issues of faith.

207 East Fulton, 4th Floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3210
616-774-2042 Phone
616-774-2883 Fax

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce - Institute for Healing Racism

The Institute for Healing Racism programs began at the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce in 1997. The Institute exists to eliminate individual and institutional racism and to promote oneness of humankind.
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce

111 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
616-771-0300 Phone
616-771-0318 Fax

Grand Rapids Community College- Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center

The purpose of the Diversity Learning Center is to insure an inclusive and flexible learning environment in support of professional growth and respect for individual differences.

143 Bostwick NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-234-4000 Phone

Heart of West Michigan United Way - Project Blueprint

Project Blueprint is a leadership development program that increases ethnic minority involvement in our community by recruiting, training and facilitating placement of graduates on local boards and committees.

118 Commerce Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4106
616-459-6281 Phone
616-459-8460 Fax

Leaven Center

The Leaven Center is a retreat and study center committed to nurturing the relationship between spirituality and social justice. We offer education, resources, and hospitality for all who seek to be leavening agents for change -- resisting oppression, engendering hope. The Leaven Center can accommodate 23 people overnight and up to 40 during the day. The ground floors of our facilities are barrier-free.

7981 Peckins Rd.
Lyons, MI 48851
989-855-2277 Office Phone
989-855-2805 Lodge Phone

Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance

The Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance seeks to dismantle racial, socioeconomic, and institutional barriers to ensure that people of all ethnic backgrounds have equal access and opportunity to participate fully in the life of the community.

287 Lincoln Avenue
Holland, MI
616-846-9074 Phone

15051 177th Street
Grand Haven, MI
616-546-3196 Phone

Michigan Equality

P.O. Box 13133
Lansing, MI 48901
517-484-5120 Phone
800-858-9107 Toll Free Phone 

The Office of Multicultural Education- Hope College

Martha Miller Center
257 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
616-395-7867 Phone
616-395-7937 Fax

Paul G. Fried International Center

Martha Miller Center 115-118
257 Columbia Ave.
Holland, MI 49423
616-395-7605 Phone
616-395-7937 Fax

Public Museum of Grand Rapids

This 41 million dollar world class education/entertainment center offers exhibits that display community treasures and explore the regions natural environment. It includes an operating 1928 carousel and the Chaffee planetarium that is equipped with the latest technology, a digital sound system and multiple video players, with numerous special effects. Bus parking is available nearby.

272 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
616-456-3977 Phone
616-456-3873 Fax

For more information please contact Sonya Hughes, VP of Diversity Initiatives & Programs, (616) 771-0321.

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