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    New LINC housing in Madison Square neighborhood opens

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) - Subsidized housing options in southeast Grand Rapids have expanded. LINC Community Revitalization, a non-profit group, ...

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    MLive: Tenants get first look at townhouses that replace dilapidated Madison Square apartments

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI - JoAnna Brown yelped in delight as she entered the kitchen at her new home on Gilbert ...

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    Hugo Claudin: An educated connector with Believe 2 Become

    "We used to work on behalf of the community; now we work with the community. Residents need to be at ...

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    LINC community revitalization opens sit-down cafe designed to benefit neighborhood.

    Recently, LINC Community Revitalization held a soft opening for its newest initiative, Soul Food Cafe. The Soul Food Cafe serves breakfast, ...

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    LOC and LINC highlight - FSS newsletter

    Young mom of two Satoya Steward has discovered that the journey to self-sufficiency means tapping inner strengths, developing new skills, working ...

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    Soul food restaurant opens in Madison Square

    GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- A new sit-down restaurant is open for business on Grand Rapids' southeast side. The LINC Up Soul ...

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    Soul Food Cafe set to open in Madison Square Business District

    LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. will be the home of Grand Rapids' newest addition to the local food scene. The LINC Up ...

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    Restaurant serves soul food

    A new restaurant is opening to help revitalize a neighborhood. Grand Rapids' Madison Square neighborhood will see a new restaurant open ...

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    A 'Tale of 2 Cities?' Black community to talk about life in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The first black female elected to City Commission is among the panelists scheduled to take part ...

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    6 goals for Grand Rapids' $225K economic gardening job

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The city plans to spend $225,000 over the next three years in an attempt to bolster ...

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    Construction complete: Free Roosevelt Early Learning Center registering 4-year-olds

    ... LINC Community Revitalization Inc., which managed the construction project, announced this month that the $240,000 investment in infrastructure and ...

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    ENGAGING WITH... Jorge Gonzalez (LGR '10, LA '13)

    Speak up and be effective. Among the many leadership lessons he learned, Jorge Gonzalez took that message to heart during ...

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    New LINC gallery to build community through the arts

    LINC Community Revitalization Inc. (LINC) is embarking on a new neighborhood revitalization effort in the Madison Square neighborhood. LINC recently ...

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    Leadership Development Hiding in Plain Sight--LINC Community Revitalization, Inc.

    Last week I was able to speak with Darel Ross and Jorge Gonzalez from LINC Community Revitalization in Grand Rapids ...

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    Primary election in Grand Rapids: How 3 candidates say they're different

    Senita Lenear touts her experience in organizational leadership. Michael Tuffelmire emphasizes his capacity to effect change from the grassroots. Annette ...

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    Town Hall in Grand Rapids: City Commission candidates on display

    Candidates for a Third Ward City Commission seat are expected to take questions from the public during a town hall ...

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    Abandoned property to be restored through Wyoming, LINC agreement

    The Wyoming City Council reached an agreement with LINC Community Revitalization Inc. this week that will help move redevelopment efforts ...

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    LINC Community Revitalization Inc. opens 'Gallery at 341 Hall' at Community Spirit Awards ceremony

    LINC Community Revitalization Inc. celebrated the opening of its new "LINC Gallery at 341 Hall" in the Madison Square neighborhood ...

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    The Rapidian: The wrong crowd to the right crowd: young people work together for positive impact

    Young activist Duke Turley works with youth and seeks to provide alternatives to the lifestyles that young people sometimes fall ...

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    Event Shines Positive Light On Southeast Side After Shootings

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Only a few blocks away from Gerald R. Ford Middle School in Grand Rapids, crime tape ...

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    GR Neighborhood Continues to Transform with Southtown Square Development

    More and more neighborhoods throughout Grand Rapids are transforming into vibrant communities. The latest is taking place in the Madison ...

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    Southtown Square developer has big news for the future as it cuts ribbon on new townhomes

    As they cut the ribbons for nine trendy new townhouses in the Madison Square neighborhood Thursday, officials of LINC Community ...

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    Townhomes unveiled; $10M phase 2 on tap

    Details of two major development projects in Grand Rapids -- one completed and the other on the horizon -- were ...

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    LINC unveils Southtown Square townhomes, $10 million plans

    LINC Community Revitalization's philosophy of county wide, neighborhood-deep revitalization is resurrecting West Michigan communities. The Kent County neighborhood revitalization nonprofit held ...

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    Locals asked for urban planning input

    A Grand Rapids group is asking for local residents to give their input to help shape the future of the ...

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    LINC small business, community revitalization program sees first graduate

    A community revitalization program in Grand Rapids wants to see small businesses not only maintain their footing, but become sustainable ...

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    LINC to offer free job assistance at fair this week

    LINC Community Revitalization Inc. will host a free job orientation and informational session on Wednesday, Oct 24. To register for ...

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    Some Venezuelans living in Grand Rapids disappointed by presidential election, but hopeful for next trip to the polls

    Ana Doonan, a native of Venezuela and the director of Neighborhood Services for LINC, an organization focused on revitalizing neighborhoods ...

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    Rapid Growth: LINC to break ground on $1M apartment development in Grand Rapids' Madison Square

    LINC Community Revitalization, Inc., is wrapping up construction on Southtown Square, and will begin construction later this month on Prospect ...

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    Rapidian: Jay Starkey: Servicing the community one pair of shoes, one donation at a time

    Rapidian LINC News Bureau reporter Diondra Henderson reports on In the Image, a non-profit on the southwest side of Grand ...

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    Don't miss the GRPS Back-to-School Celebration August 21!

    Grand Rapids Public Schools is holding its annual Back to School Celebration on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at John Ball ...

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    Calling all GRPS students - Read and get FREE ICE CREAM with Reading Rewards!

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    New reporters explore media tools for the LINC News Bureau on The Rapidian

    At a communications training at LINC, a group of community members learned some tools for communication: audio, video, photo and ...

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    Rapidian: Southwest GR residents hold peace march

    Southwest GR residents hold Peace March in Roosevelt Park Neighborhood to protest recent acts of violence and gang-related activity.

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    NIGHTLIGHT: Community LINC

    Community LINC works to revitalize communities by empowering residents and providing them with the skills and opportunities to move out ...

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    Rapidian: The power of neighborhood engagement in driving a movement

    LINC's Neighborhood Engagement team has been an agent for change in our communities. The Believe 2 Become movement is inspiring ...

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    Rapidian: Darel Ross asks, "How long will we wait?"

    From the desk of Darel Ross II, LINC's Co-Executive Director: Looking out of my window onto a street that many youth ...

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    GR Press: Finalists for 'Community Spirit Award' announced in advance of tonight's gala

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Amway Corp. President Doug DeVos, Huntingon Bank senior executive vice president Jim Dunlap and West Michigan ...

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    Photos: 2012 LINC Community Spirit Awards

    Tim Motley - Stellafly covered the LINC Community Spirit Awards held Thursday March 29, 2012 to celebrate the innovation and ...

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    GR Press: Butterball Farms honored with Community Spirit Award for urging hire of ex-cons

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A Butterball Farms effort to encourage Grand Rapids-area companies to hire former prisoners is one of ...

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    GR Citizen Shares Her Experiences on The Rapid

    The Rapidian is a great source for very local news provided by volunteer citizen reporters that care enough about their ...

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    GR Times: Statewide Collaborative representing 50,000 calls for increased education funding

    LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. announced Thursday, that it is joining with the Michigan Organizing Collaborative, the Micah Center and the ...

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    NPR: Collaboration calling on lawmakers for more education dollars

    A statewide group launched a campaign Thursday demanding state lawmakers invest more money in public education. Victoria Kovari is the lead ...

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    First Friday builds community through poetry and conversation

    LINC Up First Friday is an event that LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. sponsors every first Friday of the month. On ...

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    GR Press: Grand Rapids nonprofit joins statewide push for more education dollars

    LINC Community Revitalization Inc., has joined a statewide collaborative in calling for an increased state commitment to education. The Michigan Organizing ...

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    Madison Square townhomes to be razed, replaced with new low-income housing

    LINC plans to raze and rebuild 29 units, mostly in 2-, 3- and 5-unit townhomes on Umatilla and Gilbert streets. ...

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    GR Press: Photos of LINC Academy for Social Transformation

    Darel Ross II, top, teaches the Leadership Academy for Social Transformation (LAST) at LINC Community Revitalization Inc. in Grand Rapids ...

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    LINC News Bureau/Rapidian: What's behind the Believe 2 Become initiative?

    Wednesday night, members of the community gathered as a part of the LINC News Bureau and discussed the work of ...

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    Rapidian: LINC News Bureau set to launch this month

    LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. launches a neighborhood news bureau to lift up the voice of the community.

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    New Grand Rapids Park 11.19.11

    Fox 17 video coverage of Madison Square Park Design Charrette, November 19, 2011. Thanks Darren Cunningham!

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    Artserve: lincing artists to business

    On South Madison Ave. in Grand Rapids’ Southtown district, there is a brand new business center that is incubating its ...

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    LINC incubator launches with six new businesses in Grand Rapids' Madison Square - Rapid Growth

    Six new businesses opened their doors on Friday, Nov. 11 in Grand Rapids' Madison Square business district, the first step ...

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    Community Helps Design GR Park - Fox 17

    A Grand Rapids neighborhood is getting a makeover, and the community has the chance to do the designing. On the corner ...

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    GR Press: New Grand Rapids business incubator starts small to revive economy

    “We’re gambling that this is the future of our economy,” said Darel Ross, LINC’s co-executive director. “Micro-business on a neighborhood ...

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    GRNow.com: Photos from the LINC Business Center Ribbon Cutting, Madison SE

    Snapshots of the Grand Opening celebration for the LINC Business Center on November 11, 2011. Thanks GRNow!

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    Schools of Thought: Rapid Growth's Speak Series

    Leaders in educational development and community involvement discuss educational initiatives within GRPS and Grand Rapids...

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    neu magazine: Engineering a Community Entrepreneur

    Check out Urban LINC's article in GVSU Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation's magazing: neu Volume 3!

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    Burton students welcomed back in style: Red carpet rolled out

    Tuesday marked the first day of school for many West Michigan students. Those at Burton Elementary and Middle School in Grand ...

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    Two Rock Stars: High school students work at LINC this summer

    In a time where many feel our educational system is failing our kids, dropout rates are at an all-time high, ...

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    Co-Work Space Aims to Energize a Neighborhood

    Working from home can have its advantages but for some budding entrepreneurs, there may come a time when the laptop ...

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    LINC invites community members to set their news agenda on The Rapidian

    Although LINC just moved to its new building in Madison Square (1167 Madison SE), its spacious community training room has ...

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    Creemos y seremos

    José Vásquez (véase foto) y su familia asistieron la reunión de planificación LINC el jueves. La reunión fue la ...

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    Creemos y seremos: We believe we become

    José Vasquez and his family attended LINC Community Revitalization's Believe 2 Become West Hope Zone planning meeting on Thursday. The ...

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    LINC Development Center opens on Madison & Hall

    Lisa LaPlante FOX 17 News Reporter 3:57 p.m. EDT, June 11, 2011 GRAND RAPIDS— The Madison Square Neighborhood has been a center for ...

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    Lighthouse becomes LINC

    Today, Lighthouse announced it has adopted a chic new brand identity, LINC Community Revitalization, Inc

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    Southtown PhotoVoice

    A picture documentary and community assesment project.

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    "I Believe, I Become"

    Over 600 residents turned out for the first of several community meetings.

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    Grand Rapids Neighborhood celebrates the end of construction

    Community leaders today cut the ribbon to celebrate the end of construction in the Hall Street and Madison Avenue corridor.

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    Lighthouse Communities and Urban Pizza

    Uptown Incubator, Urban Pizza to open April 1.

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    Madison Square Business Incubator

    Madison Square business incubator has community backing for $1.7m project.

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    Flips Foreclosed Homes

    Lighthouse Communities has several homes throughout Kent County that they are revitalizing. The positive investment and development of these ...

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    Bringing in NSP funds to address foreclosures and blight in southeast Grand Rapids

    Garfield Park and Madison Square neighborhood will benefit from an $820,000 investment in NSP funds allocated by the State of ...

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    Countrywide Settlement Funds allocated to housing agencies

    Lighthouse Communities and other local housing agencies will receive funds to continue to stabilize the neighborhoods hardest hit by foreclosures ...

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    Fighting foreclosures with Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds

    Read about the effects of foreclosure in our communities and how Lighthouse will help tackle this issue through the NSP ...

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    Madison Square business district

    Madison Square business district another step closer to becoming Grand Rapids' second CID

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