About This Chapter
Do you want to transform Michigan into a place where liberty thrives? Are you looking to network, learn from like-minded young professionals, and discuss key issues affecting our state and country? AFF Grand Rapids is a professional development network for individuals who believe in the power of personal liberty, entrepreneurship, and innovation–channeled through free markets–to promote positive social change. Join us for panels, policy discussions, happy hours, networking, and more.
Let’s Talk Taxes – Why Local Government Matters
In 2006, Dr. Eric Larson, along with his friend, Jeff Steinport, founded Kent County Families for Fiscal Responsibility in order to fight a tax increase for the Rapid. They continued...
Perfect Your Public Speaking
Presented by the Leadership Institute's Dena Espenscheid, you'll learn the basics of message construction and delivery, and find out how the best communicators do it. You’ll receive practical lessons and...
Dinner with Dr. Michael Clark
Cohosted with the Center for the Study of Liberty, we'll host Dr. Michael Clark, Economist at Hillsdale College, for a night of dinner and discussion.
Laurel Buckley Abraham
Laurel Buckley Abraham is the chapter leader for the Grand Rapids AFF Chapter. She first became an AFF member in 2011 in Washington, DC and has been involved ever since, participating in the AFF Ambassador Program and coordinating the inaugural...more