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BL²END was established in 2006 to increase the engagement and retention of young professionals of color in the Greater Grand Rapids community by holding monthly events that align with our strategic initiatives of Social Networking, Professional Development, and Community Outreach. As an organization, we believe in building genuine relationships through the values of collaboration, community, education, integrity, and professionalism.