Violence and the SOL to Prevent it

According to, the city of Grand Rapids, MI holds a population of just under 190,000 people. Within that amount are people with their own story. They range from the happy to the sad and to those of violence. This is the story of Cruz, a former gang member who sought the friendship and limelight of a gang but soon found out that this life was not a smooth path. This story also highlights the work of Mario Alfaro, a youth advocate and gang specialist with the Hispanic Center Read more [...]

The JCast Meets Nimrod of the Nimrod Diaries

Hello everyone it's pretty late but I wanted to make sure and post up a special JCast with none other than Nimrod of the Nimrod Diaries and our most excellent friend, Karl. It was a great first session and one that was entertaining and educational. Now, I know the word "educational" may sound like a bore but I had the chance to do things that I have never done before. For example, the day started out with shooting a couple handguns at the range and one of which was a Smith & Wesson 500. That Read more [...]
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