RCE Grand Rapids-2016

1. Project Title: 
Seeds of Promise (update)
2. Thematic area/s addressed by the project
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3. Project partner contact information : 
Grand Valley State University
Advisory to non-profit organization
Main Contact: 
Norman Christopher
4. Project type
5. Project description
Provide a short description of the project including strategies, regional challenges, aims and specific project activities.: 

Neighborhood empowerment program in a low-income community of Grand Rapids.  Provides employment training, affordable housing, health and nutrition education, and primary education support services.  This program empowers neighbors to advocate for themselves with local government and business, to gain skills for productive lives and to build capacity and leadership in this neighborhood.

6. Project status
On Going
This project was reported previously. Significantly, a P5 Employment Training program has been developed and initial funding committed for program implementation. Meetings with prospective employers are being held and the program will launch in first 1/4 2017.
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