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Nonprofits obtain $1.5 million to assist Battle Creek’s minority communities

Ten native nonprofits are becoming a member of forces to assist under-resourced and under-represented communities in Battle Creek, prioritizing racial fairness, range and inclusion with an general aim of making systemic change.

The Village Community of Battle Creek, comprised of a community of 10 native nonprofits led by folks of shade, goals to additional academic achievement, deal with meals insecurity and systemic transportation shortfalls and enhance financial improvement inside communities of shade.

Board Chair Michael Glass greets Executive Director Nakia Baylis during the Village Network of Battle Creek's re-launch event at the Kool Family Community Center on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023.

“Being born and raised in Battle Creek has given me the chance to expertise this metropolis from so many various views,” TVN Board Chair Michael Glass mentioned throughout a public reception Tuesday on the Kool Household Group Middle. “Like many cities in America, we battle with inequities, however I imagine a brand new daybreak has emerged and with it a chance to unfold hope to those that have as soon as felt forgotten.”

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