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One in seven Rhode Island households cannot afford adequate food, according to a report released recently by the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
After 29 years, Providence Children’s Museum Executive Director Janice O’Donnell is leaving her post Friday to pursue other projects, the museum announced Tuesday. more
Anne Nolan, president of Crossroads Rhode Island, is retiring June 1, and a search for her successor will begin in January. more
Rhode Island is not keeping pace with other states in insuring children for health coverage, despite the success of a state-focused Medicaid health insurance program, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. more
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
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