VAAC Members Key Speakers at Community Conversation focusing on Black Men and Mental Health Issues.

This event has taken place. To watch a recording of the conversation, please click HERE. On February 1, 2022, to kick off Black History Month, Grand Rapids Chapter of A. Philip Randolph Institute and Grand Rapids ProActive held a moving Community Conversation focusing on Black men and mental health issues. …

Northwest Michigan Expungement Events Announced

In April 2021, Michigan enacted Clean Slate legislation to help those with criminal records seek expungement through the legal system. As these laws take effect, Michigan Indian Legal Services (MILS) is hosting a series of events to assist northwest Michiganders in the expungement process. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: bit.ly/MILSExpungement. Do you live …

Protest Conditions at Women’s Huron Valley

Conditions at Michigan’s only prison for women have been problematic for years, before COVID. Overcrowding, lack of access to mental health and adequate medical services, lack of programming, major staffing shortages which lead to fatigue and outright abuse, antiquated buildings, sewage & heating and cooling systems, and more have plagued …