Join us today, Monday, July 10 at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24 for tonight's episode of City Connection. Tune in to this special episode as Rapidian Managing Editor Kiran Sood Patel, Community Engagement Specialist Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard and Community Outreach Coordinator Mariah Cowsert are joined by community members to highlight key community issues.
The episode will feature guests Jenn Schaub and Jackie Vega of Avenue for the Arts; LaDonna Norma, community activist and Russell Olmsted, Rapidian community journalist and Equity Pac member.
The Rapidian launched on Sept. 15, 2009 and is a department of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center with funding and support from our local businesses and citizens just like you. We are a community journalism news source intended to increase the flow of local news and information in the Grand Rapids community and its neighborhoods.
By providing tools, training, platforms and support, we empower neighborhood residents to report the news from the inside out. We are an outlet for Grand Rapidians to become more than just content consumers but also providers by becoming citizen journalists.
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