C3 Reaches Out

We promote inclusiveness, share compassion, and work for justice and a healthy earth.

C3’s Values In Action

We work to make a difference. In our local community and beyond, we act on our values of Diversity, Compassionate Action, Environmental Sustainability and Well Being. C3 is an evolving place and some of our exciting activities are likely to change so be sure to refer to the Events Calendar and Recent Updates to see opportunities to participate.

To learn more and get involved with any of C3’s Outreach Events, please contact us!

 Grand Haven Heritage Festival Flags

Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Festival

  • Every September, C3 along other Tri-Cities team members create this annual fiesta to honor our Hispanic community by bringing Hispanic music, dance, kid’s activities, food, art and more.
C3 Earth Day Booth

Earth Day Celebration in Central Park

  • C3 partakes in the annual Earth Day Parade and promotes environmental sustainability with information and an earth focused children’s activity.
C3 Members participate in Adopt a Highway


  • Every year, C3 tends two miles of US Highway 31 to remove waste and reveal the natural beauty of West Michigan.
C3 Member Andy Cawthon with Pride Flag

Pride Month Celebration

  • C3 recognizes and honors the LGBTQ members of West Michigan during national Pride Month. Stay tuned for how C3 will take part in this year’s Pride events.


Screen shot of video with Doug Tjapkes

Humanity for Prisoners

  • C3 promotes HFP’s annual speaker event, their primary fund raiser, and we supply volunteer for their work of providing compassion and problem-solving services to people in prison.
Vigil for Peace Group Photo

Stand for Peace

  • Every week, C3 members and friends stand in silent vigil for peace and to promote social justice causes such as Black Lives Matter, Pride Month and Civil Rights.
Community Life Member Reading to 3rd Graders at MLK Elementary

Coalition for Community Development

  • Through CCD of Muskegon Heights, C3 operates and helps staff the library at Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School. CCD also provides volunteers for community gardens and the high school and public libraries.
The People Center

The People Center in Spring Lake

  • A safe place for people in times of need or uncertainty with a long and active connection to C3. TPC responds with food, clothing, transitional housing, and access to other area resources in an environment of dignity and respect.