Updated October 23 at 12:29pm
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Breast surgeon Dr. Christine Emmick served as Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’s keynote speaker. In an interview with PBN, she discusses the American Cancer Society’s work and how people can still donate. more
A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
For the third year in a row, Providence received a perfect score for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in the fifth annual Municipal Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which conducted the assessment in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute. more
Four programs were chosen by United Way of Rhode Island to share $155,000 from its Housing for All Fund, to put in motion safe, healthy and affordable housing programs, according to a release by the organization on Thursday. more
Harbor Lights, a dining and event venue on Warwick Neck, announced it will host the first annual Fall Wine & Craft Beer Tasting to benefit its October charity partner, Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. more
Deadlines are approaching for nonprofits to apply for $1.6 million in grants for medical research and community health from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
The Sojourner House, a domestic violence agency serving Providence and northern Rhode Island, announced Wednesday it has expanded its mission to include and serve the needs of victims of sexual assault. more
The latest figures for diversity produced by the U.S. Department of Education reveal that 55 percent of the student body at the Rhode Island School of Design come from minority groups, the highest amount of any Rhode Island-based educational institution. more
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