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The Ocean State Network for Children and Families recently earned accreditation from the Council on Accreditation. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th out of all states in a national study that measured the extent of child homelessness, well-being of children, risk for family homelessness and policy response. more
The Providence Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index issued by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
Operation Stand Down Rhode Island has opened its latest housing project, offering veterans a new three-building property featuring 10 apartments, including four family units, in Westerly. more
Rhode Island’s homeless population has declined 14 percent since last year and 7.2 percent since 2010, according to U.S. Housing and Urban Development. more
Family Service of Rhode Island has been awarded $499,513 through the federal Administration for Children and Families to support the “Together Forever Project,” which focuses on helping children in state care who have been waiting for an adoptive home for at least two years. more
Brown University and the University of Rhode Island are among the top LGBT-friendly college campuses in the country, according to the nonprofit Campus Pride. more
Day One, a nonprofit organization that works to address sexual assault as a community concern, will host a training program in sexual violence prevention for Rhode Island colleges and universities from Aug. 12-15. more
Rhode Island ranks No. 26 in the country and last in New England for overall child well-being, according to the 2014 Kids Count Data Book released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation on Tuesday. more
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