The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement agreement with the state of Rhode Island resolving violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and improving career opportunities for approximately 3,250 Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded more than $5.6 million to Rhode Island to provide permanent homes and services to low-income people with disabilities in an effort to prevent them from becoming homeless or unnecessarily institutionalized.
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The Thayer Street pizzeria, which also offers regular and gluten-free pizzas, placed ninth on a list of the Top 10 vegan pizzas in the country for its fig, arugula and vegan cheese pizza by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals.
The Providence Children’s Museum has been awarded a three-year National and Community Service Grant from AmeriCorps program, and will receive $159,600 annually for 12 full-time AmeriCorps members.