Thursday October 31 to Saturday November 12, 2019 The Day of the Dead Remembrance of I.G.E. founders, members and friends @ I.G.E. Office. All welcome.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 I.G.E. Annual Meeting at Trinity United Methodist Church 1100 Lake Drive S.E. Grand Rapids, MI 49506 6:00pm – 9:00 pm. Agenda for Evening 6:00-6:45 pm- Potluck Dinner 6:45- 7:15 pm Presentation  What are Cosecha and Rapid Response? Speakers:  Maria Rojas – Farm worker, mother, long time resident of the valley in Southern Texas, with relatives on both sides of the border.  Kathy Siegenthaler – Clinical Social Worker, KSSN Burton Elementary/ Middle School. Supporting children & families affected by immigration crisis. 7:15- 8:00 pm- IGE Annual Meeting 8:00-8:30 pm- Voting for New IGE Board Members

MONDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2019 CENSUS 2020: HOW IT WILL AFFECT GRAND RAPIDS, at WEALTHY THEATRE. Panel Discussion with: Mark Washington, City Manager; Nathaniel Moody, 3rd Ward Commissioner; Evelyn Ortiz, Principal Buchanan Elementary; Dr. Julian Guzman, Director, Urban Church Leadership Center; Crystal Bui, President Asian Community Outreach; Pastor Jesus Velez, President of Latino Association of Pastors; Rubin Ndjerarerou, Census Ambassador Grand Rapids; Joseph Jonaitis, Chicago Region US Census Bureau. Moderator Kathi Harris, GR 2020 Census Coordinator.

Monday, November 25, 2019 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM at: Saint Andrew Cathedral, 20th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration. All Welcome.