West Michigan Leadership Academy Members

West Michigan Leadership Academy visits Steelcase Learning and Innovation Center

In June, the Steelcase Foundation hosted the West Michigan Leadership Academy’s second cohort of school principals for three days of intensive professional learning and collaboration around equity, leading transformation, and communicating vision. The West Michigan Leadership Academy (WMLA), draws on the expertise of its parent company, New York City Leadership Academy (NYCLA), which was established…

Illustrated Benefits SON program

SON 2.0 – Sowing Opportunity Now

Since 2015, the Steelcase Foundation has supported the Grand Rapids Urban League’s (GRUL) Sowing Opportunity Now (SON) program, a workforce-based program targeting young men of color ages 16-28. The program addresses academic, personal, and social needs, providing help to complete high school/GED, continue their post-secondary education and career training, and job placement to overcome the…