Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association

Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Company Information

Building better neighborhoods, together

Home to more than 15,000 residents, Garfield Park is one of the largest and most diverse neighborhoods in Grand Rapids. Our geographic area is bordered by Cottage Grove St to the north, Eastern Ave to the east, 28th St to the south, and US-131 to the west.

GPNA exists to serve the community by improving safety, ensuring a high quality of life, and connecting residents. GPNA strives to preserve and improve the unique human and physical characteristics of our neighborhood through resident involvement.

We are an active neighborhood association that takes pride in valuing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion since 1973. GPNA exists to preserve and improve the unique human and physical characteristics of our neighborhood through resident involvement.
How many internships are you providing to the program?: 1
Placements require a financial obligation of $1,600 for each youth under 18 years old, and $2,000 for each intern 18 or older. Please indicate if you are a nonprofit organization and need wage assistance.: Yes
What transportation options for getting to and from work are available to you?: By Public Transport (Bus, Wheels to Work, or Bike/ Walk), By Car
Public Transportation Supports: Proximity to bus line and details of which line/stop. Wheels to Work program participation and cost.: Silver line and line 24 stop near Garfield Park
Is your organization a Minority Business Enterprise?: No
Diversity Equity, & Inclusion Commitment: Share your organizations commitment to DEI, including local or national diversity commitments/pledges, links to public content outlining your strategy, and current representation in leadership and the general workforce.: Currently, our board staff is representative of our community and includes diversity across race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and language. We are a small non-profit and believe in working together across identities. At the moment we are constructing our strategic plan but DEI is at the top of our plan.