Earth Day-April 22, 2015

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Majyck Radio-Kalamazoo- Executive Director, Tara Edwards of Interfaith Neighborhood Network Center  Kalamazoo is busy making preparations for a busy day of weed pulling, brush removal and laughter on Fresh green veggies & herbsEarth Day.  Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 and has become an annual event, celebrated on April 22. A day of events worldwide that  are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  Earth Day is celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.

Interfaith Garden Club Earth Day Event will kick off at 3pm. If you would like more information on volunteer opportunities, contact Tara Edwards at 269 -382-0012

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New Initiative Provides Micro-Grants to Local Social Projects

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Majyck Radio-(Kalamazoo, MI)

 In just a few short weeks, a group of community organizations (including a co-operative), educators and graduate students, independent media operators, urban farmers and professional cooks have started a face-to-face crowd funding process in Kalamazoo. This process occurs over a meal instead of over the Internet so that we can exchange information about lived experiences that reveal shared problems, common obstacles and ways to overcome them by thinking together and teaching each other. Twice this year and three times next year we will host an urban FEAST to raise funds that will support social justice projects demonstrating direct democracy and accountability. We define social justice as equal access to all the resources and services.

The goal of the orga...

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#blackdayofsilence

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Blacklivesmatter

December 14, 2014-Kalamazoo, MI

Starting at 12:00 P.M EST today, National Black Day of Silence will begin and end on December 15 at 12:00 P.M EST.

Organizers from Ferguson, MO (Mike Brown) are inviting individuals, community organizations and activists to join their energies and efforts for a nationwide moment of silence to remember  those murdered by gun violence, protesting the unregulated standard officers have, particularly white policers shooting unarmed black men and racial profiling.

There have been many cases before Mike Brown or Trayvon Martin. Every 28 hours a black life is lost to police violence, security or vigilantes...

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Students Head Back To Classrooms For 2014/2015 School Year

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(Majyckradio -Kalamazoo)

For many in SW Michigan students from elementary to college are headed back to classrooms for the start of the 2015-2015 calendar school year. Many residents and business owners welcome new and returning students and professionals to Kalamazoo.

KPS offers bus transportation to  students in grades K-5 who live at least a mile from their elementary school and to students in grades 6-12 who live at least a mile and a half from their middle or high school.

Drivers will also want to take a little extra time getting to their destinations as traffic from school buses and other drivers take to the roads Monday morning.

The district does not transport students who are attending a school outside their boundary area, unless it is a magnet school.

Families ...

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