West Zone

Home of Cesar Chavez Elementary School and The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan

I Believe I Become community meetings in the B2B central zone kicked off July 14, 2011.

LINC Community Revitalization Inc. leads the I Believe I Become community engagement efforts. LINC believes it is important to raise up the community’s voice and follow the community’s lead in creating change. The engagement strategy combines relationship building, leadership development, listening and learning through a community planning process unique to each B2B zone.

I Believe I Become west zone neighborhood team

open position, B2B Community Liaison from LINC

Motel Pierre, B2B Natural Helper from LINC
Esther Briones, B2B Natural Helper from LINC

West Zone News

New HBCU Scholarship

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Parent Essentials Meetings

Participate with your children at this Fall’s Parent Essentials meetings at all Hope Zone schools. Participe con sus hijos en las reuniones de Padres,(Parent Essentials) este otoño en todas las escuelas de las Zonas de Esperanza. Share breakfast with your child, connect with other parents, and get tips to help your child succeed in school. […]

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Challenge 5 Video

Believe 2 Become and Grand Rapids Public Schools are teaming up with Challenge 5 – strive for less than five days absent from school this year!

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What is Challenge 5?

                It’s the GRPS 2014-15 attendance challenge! Strive for less than five absences this year. Every day you miss school, whether excused or unexcused, you miss opportunities to learn, which limits your success. So this year, strive for less than five! It’s the GRPS 2014-15 parent challenge! Opportunities […]

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Margarita Ortiz at Chávez Walk Your Children to School Day (Spanish)

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Shirleta Lowden at Chávez Walk Your Children to School Day

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Share your story. Inspire your neighbors on July 17.

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Zona de Opportunidad Primavera de 2014Newsletter for download (Spanish)

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Oppportunity Zone Spring 2014 Newsletter for download (English)

Download your copy of the Opportunity Zone in English or Spanish.

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Free T-Shirts at Parent Essentials Meetings

Willie Pattterson started hosting Parent Essentials meetings because he’s passionate about getting parents involved at school. At the meetings, parents can come to school and connect with their kids while sharing coffee, pastries, and dialogue with other active parents. Willie is so excited about bringing parents together, he has added a special incentive. “When they […]

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Early Learning Expertise Now Making House Calls

When LaShawn Lewis signed up for Baby Scholars last year, she was worried about adding to her busy schedule. “They let me know that it was a home-based program,” she said. “There’s no stress at all.” Each week, a certified coach arrived at her door, ready to help her become the best teacher she could […]

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Free Classes Unleash Parent Power

Whether you’re passionate about fitness, technology, skill building, or career advancement, Parent University can help you reach your full potential as a parent. All you have to do is sign up! Parent University is back with brand new classes for the spring and summer, hosted at convenient locations all around Grand Rapids. Now is the […]

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