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Growth in the number of homeless people over age 50 is the latest trend in Rhode Island and across the country that Crossroads Rhode Island believes warrants both attention and action. more
The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless issued Rhode Island a grade of C+ for its progress on the Opening Doors Rhode Island Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. more
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island has named Kathleen Cloutier as the nonprofit’s new executive director. more
Engage Rhode Island, the business-backed advocacy group that helped stoke popular support for overhauling the state pension system, has dissolved, the group said in a statement Friday afternoon. more
States seeking to strengthen their economy should look to educational offerings, urges The Economic Policy Institute in a recent study, titled “A Well Educated Workforce is Key to State Prosperity.” more
(Updated, 11:35 a.m.) The education of Latinos in Rhode Island reflects an achievement gap, compared with white students, that is among the 10 worst in the country, according to a new study by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. more
City officials from Chicago and Newark, and national experts from John Jay College for Criminal Justice will visit Providence to study the methods of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence, the Institute announced Thursday. more
National 4-H Council will enhance its after-school programs in four states, including Rhode Island, with a $200,000 grant from the MetLife Foundation, the youth development organization announced Monday. more
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