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    First ever Grand Rapids Youth Master Plan Released

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Lights On Afterschool Celebration – October 22nd at Rosa Parks Circle

Join afterschool providers, students, community members and elected officials in a celebration highlighting afterschool programs on Thursday, October 22nd from 3 to 6 p.m. at Rosa Parks Circle! Come connect with the ELO Network and shine a light on the importance of afterschool programs for our kids! Click here for more information.


Mayor’s Youth Council Applications Available Now!

Our Community’s Children is accepting applications for the 2015 – 2016 Mayor’s Youth Council. 9th – 12th-grade Grand Rapids residents are urged to apply. Monthly meetings with the Mayor, field trips, community service projects and more! Applications available now. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

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OCC Annual Report 2014

OCC Annual Report 2014

Annual Report

Our Community’s Children Annual Report 2014. Click here.

KidSpeak 2015: Where Are We Going & How Do We Get There?

KidSpeak 2015: Where Are We Going & How Do We Get There?

KidSpeak 2015: Where Are We Going & How Do We Get There? – Friday, April 24th at Grand Rapids City Hall. Register here.