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Artwork highlights a People’s History in Grand Rapids – Print #3 - People First!

This past semester, art students in Brett Colley’s class on printmaking, invited me to come talk about the Grand Rapids People’s History Project. The intent of the class was to have students investigate their own part of a People’s History of Grand Rapids and then make a print based upon an individual, social movement or a particular moment in history. 145 more words

People's History Artwork

SCOPE...why don't you just take a hike.

SCOPE announces: “We are reinvigorating the disability movement”  SCOPE for Change.

How dare they!

Here’s the problem: SCOPE is not and has never been a part of any so called ‘disability movement’, whatever that is. 689 more words

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Disability, and Legislative Protections from Discrimination


This paper discusses the evolving definition and concept of disability. Further it goes on to discuss the disability movement, and the impact that the movement had on the concept of disability, social policy, and ultimately legislation. 3,832 more words


Fighting Institutional Bias: An Interview with Disability Rights activist Clark Goodrich

This is the first in a series of interviews and postings that looks at the people and the history of the Disability Rights Movement in West Michigan. 260 more words

Clark Goodrich

This years Engagement Focus is on Volunteering

I’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front for a while now. Largely because my focus as changed.

We still invest in our  established engagement styles; 1) Members Group, 2) Ambassadors, 3) Events and 4) Social networking, Working with volunteers as an engagement style means we look at how we deliver these styles. 360 more words

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