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Apr 20, 2023

In this week's episode, co-host Ryan Coonerty talks with Rosalynn Bliss, the first female Mayor of Grand Rapids, MI. They discuss her journey from social work to elected office, as well as the challenges she has faced in addressing racial equity, affordable housing, and the city's economy. In addition, Bliss also details her vision for how a mayor can create positive change through accountability, restorative justice, and community empowerment, recognizing the humanity in everyone and meeting constituents where they are. Tune in to also receive a special invitation from the Mayor to experience Grand Rapids' live music scene and visit the city's beautiful river.