Updated July 30 at 11:29pm
Advocacy
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Amica Mutual Insurance Co. of Lincoln has contributed $25,000 to Ready 365’s Home Fire Preparedness Campaign, in partnership with the American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island Region. more
Matthew Netto, state director of the nonprofit Best Buddies Rhode Island, has an unwieldy job description. To lead the charitable organization, part of a national group dedicated to support for people with intellectual and developmental … more
The executive director of Progreso Latino discusses how the nonprofit fulfills its mission as he prepares to party at the group’s 38th annual gala at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. more
Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
Community service may be a pasttime for some people, but for Dan Corley, school reform advocate and founder of Community Preparatory School, it is the focus of his career. In 1984, Corley founded Community Preparatory School in the heart of South Providence and for the past two decades has implemented and refined innovative teaching techniques that have enabled Community Prep to grow from a small, neighborhood, inner-city school to a model in urban education. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations that assist and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities of Rhode Island. more
United Way of Rhode Island will host its “Housing For All Summit” on March 14 to identify ways to reduce housing costs in the state. more
Animal Rescue Rhode Island, a no-kill animal shelter committed to the humane welfare of animals in need, has won the 2016 MuttNation Foundation’s Mutts Across America 50 States/50 Shelters annual award. more
Jean Johnson, executive director and founder of House of Hope Community Development Corp. since 1989, advocates for Rhode Island’s homeless. more
Two Rhode Island companies received perfect scores of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and CVS Health Corp. more
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