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.
The Failure and Corruption of Economic Development in Michigan
Every day across America, state and local politicians make deals with private corporations in the name of “economic development," using public funds, promising jobs and economic impact. (Think the Amazon...
Go Karts at Grand Rapids Grand Prix
Join your fellow liberty-loving young professionals with AFF-Grand Rapids for a thrilling evening of go kart races at Grand Rapids Grand Prix! In between two heats of racing, enjoy food...
Lessons from Lord Acton: Learn from an old-school liberal
Join us June 6th for Acton on Tap! This event will feature an introduction to the life of Lord Acton, his major ideas, and how his legacy continues to inform...
Tyler Groenendal is currently the foundation relations coordinator at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. Prior to his work at Acton, he studied at Hillsdale College, where he received a B.A. in economics, and previously worked...more