A Bold Vision for a Better Future

For the past 16 years, Great Lakes Urban has seen communities in Michigan activated to own their story. From community gardens to mural festivals to neighborhood clean-ups, these communities are creating a better future for everyone. But, over the past year, we’ve...

Godfrey Lee Neighborhood: Meet Doris Perez

Doris Perez was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, where her parents were both heavily involved in their community. They ran a medical clinic out of a trailer that they were able to move all over the island to bring assistance to many people. Every person that...

Eastcore Neighborhood: Dia De Los Muertos

CommunityWorks is proud to support the work of 3sixty in the Eastcore neighborhood of Holland, Michigan. At the height of a global pandemic, Eastcore residents launched a new event with special meaning; an event that showed us all the value of culture in building a...

Pioneer Village Neighborhood: Meet Robin Klay

Community leader Robin Klay has lived in Pioneer Village for the past four years. Having worked and lived in places like West Africa, Japan, and Mexico, she has gained a diverse and global perspective that she brings into her community connecting in Holland, MI. We...