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.
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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 for Congressman Justin Amash. He is an onion ring connoisseur and a devout fan of the music of Ritchie Blackmore. He has been involved with America’s Future Foundation since 2017. Tyler writes, "Are you an advocate for individual liberty? Do you want to expand your personal and professional network? AFF-Grand Rapids is a professional development organization for individuals who believe in the power of personal liberty, entrepreneurship, and innovation–channeled through free markets–to promote positive social change. We meet approximately once a month for networking and educational opportunities, including panel discussions, lectures, and happy hours."