A Weekly Listing of Diversity and Multicultural Events
"Diversity, Unity, and Justice Are at the Heart of ACEH"
ACEH was founded in Holland in 1999 and is committed to justice, equal opportunity, cross-cultural understanding, and appreciation for diversity. Members work together through programs, outreach, advocacy, and social events to make
Mon, Oct 24, 4 pm-7 pm: Opening Doors to the Voices of Survivors reception featuring artwork created by survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Collaboration of Center for Women in Transition and Hope College STEM program and other departments. At
Tues, Oct 25, 11:30 am-12:30 pm: Learning Lab event. Crafting Culturally Inclusive Environments…Intentionally. Presented by Faye Richardson-Green, executive director of Partners for a Racism-Free Community. $45, includes lunch. www.prfc-gr.org At Habitat for Humanity of Kent Co.,
Fri, Oct 28, 5:30 pm-7 pm: #RacisminGR Community Conversations. One in a series of dialogues for community members to discuss/reflect—in safe spaces--on experiences with racism, bias, and inequity in Grand Rapids. Free. At Habitat for Humanity of Kent Co., 425 Pleasant St, SW,
Sat, Oct 29, 10 am to 4 pm: Día de los Muertos Community Day. Family-friendly crafts (10 am to noon); ofrenda tours (11 am and 1:30 pm); Spanish-language tour of the bilingual "After the Rupture" exhibition (2:30 pm). Presented by
Sun, Oct 30, 1 pm to 4 pm: Family Day for Dïa de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Learn more about the Mexican holiday that honors family and friends who have passed on. Explore altars created by families to celebrate life and memory of their loved ones. Bilingual story times, live music from Cabildo, food from local restaurants, Pan de Muerto provided by Panaderia Margo. Free, open to the public. The exhibit of altars will be open during library hours Oct 17 – Nov 1. At
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Fri, Nov 4, 6:30 pm-11 pm: Latin Americans United for Progress (LAUP) Inaugural Gala. Black-tie dinner, celebration, dancing, drinks, awards. Information on new projects; national representatives from League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC); viewing of a few pieces of Nuestra Comunidad Hispana 2.0 oral history project. Tickets $75 per person; (616) 392-5058 orwww.laupholland.org At Laketown Golf & Conference Center,
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Jobs and Job Fair
Holland Public Schools Job Fair: Thurs, Oct 27, 9 am to noon. Food service, bus drivers, instructional assistants, piano accompanists, special education teachers. Substitute positions for teachers, instructional assistants, playground supervisors, and secretaries. At
The Commons of Evergreen: Director of Advancement/Development. Bachelor's degree; fundraising or advancement/selling experience. Resume to Jane Van Den Beldt: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616) 355-5156; Human resource assistant/payroll. www.evergreencommons.org/join-our-team
Good Samaritan Ministries: AmeriCorps member, Faith in Youth Partnership; intake and eligibility specialist, part-time; handyman or woman, on contract, for minor repairs and maintenance on housing units. Contact Jody Immink at jimmink@GoodSamMinistries or (616) 392-7159, ext. 106.
Herman Miller, Inc.: www.hermanmiller.com Click on About Us and scroll down to Careers.
Hope College: Research associate for Frost Center, part-time, hourly; deadline is Fri, Nov 11; campus services assistant, physical plant, full-time, hourly; deadline is Fri, Nov 4. www.hope.edu/jobs
Manpower: Recruiting for hire-in positions at Johnson Controls. High school diploma or GED required. Overtime expected. Call Manpower at (616) 748-2000 or email email@example.com for more information.
Holland Public Schools. www.hollandpublicschools.org
Spectrum Health: www.spectrumhealth.org and click on Job Seekers at top of page.
West Ottawa Public Schools: www.westottawa.net/jobs/
Zeeland Public Schools: www.zps.org/jobs
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