The WGVU Morning Show

Health Equity & Social Justice Dialogue Workshops
Health Equity & Social Justice Dialogue Workshops

Weekly we focus on the work of area individuals and organizations advancing equity in our community. This morning we learn about the upcoming Health Equity & Social Justice Dialogue Workshops, which are a collaborative effort of the Kent County Health Department, Strong Beginnings, and Health Kent. We speak with Mercedes Barragan – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consultant at Spectrum Health, Jasmine Dean - Sr. Medical Program Specialist at Priority Health, and Denise Evans - Project Coordinator, Strong Beginnings - Healthy Start.

World Affairs Council

Feb 21, 2020
World Affairs Council
World Affairs Council

 The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan welcomes Steve Dalzell, Sr Defense Policy Researcher, Rand Corporation, to the stage next week as part of the Great Decisions 2020 Series, Mr Dalzell discussing Regional Security in the Red Sea. We talk to Steve.

 

  We talk to the President and CEO of Global Blood Therapeutics, Dr. Ted Love, about Sickle Cell Diseas in honor of Black History Month.

INFORUM

Feb 21, 2020
Inforum West Michigan
Inforum

 INFORUM's Becky Puckett-Wood along with Meijer's Sara Blasing talk about International Women's Day, an event on March 4th that celebrates the social, economic and political achievements OF women, celebrated globally.

Nonprofit Navigation

Feb 21, 2020
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gvsu.edu

 Nonprofit Navigation, guests in studio from the Johnson Center, today Michael Moody, Foundation Chair for Family Philanthropy, sharing info about the LearnPhilanthropy Academy.

Religion 101

Feb 21, 2020
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 Religion 101, guests in studio from the Kaufman Interfaith Institute. Doug Kindschi, Kyle Kooyers and Allie Egrin share Interfaith stories through Art and a DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy.

Girl Scouts

Feb 21, 2020

 Girl Scouts in the House, talking about the cookie sales. We discuss with Ellery Kunnath, Niti Patel and GS Michigan Shore to Shore's Krystan Krucki.

Irish Jig

Feb 21, 2020

   Now is the time to think about Jigging. Spectrum Health presents the annual Irish Jig on March 21, the event to highlight colorectal cancer awareness. We talk to Director Kelsey Haynes.

  Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School becomes the first STEM Certified High School in Michigan, talking today with Principal and CEO Greg Deja about this honor and what it means for the students.

Electric Bus

Feb 20, 2020
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 The Electric Bus is Here. Zeeland Public Schools' David Meeuwse talks about Electric School Buses going to Kzoo, Gaylord, Zeeland and more! Is this the wave of the future?

 

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