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Andrew Bramson has been named the new president and CEO of The College Crusade of Rhode Island, effective July 1, 2016, the organization’s Board of Directors announced Wednesday. more
Karen A. Santilli is president & CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, which aims to solve homelessness by practicing evidence-based methods to secure stable homes for individuals and families. She was PBN’s “2015 Business Women Industry Leader” in nonprofit services. Additionally, she was named the “2011 Fundraising Professional of the Year” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island chapter, and she’s a ZETA II graduate of Leadership Rhode Island. more
The Autism Project, an affiliate of Gateway Healthcare, recently received a $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration, according to a press statement from Gateway Healthcare, a Lifespan entity. more
Family Service of Rhode Island is honoring board President Malcolm Farmer III on Oct. 20 with its “Brighter Futures” award for his work as an advocate for children, civil rights and LGBTQ rights. more
On Oct. 9, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., will hold a breakfast featuring a cross-section of Rhode Island leaders to address the need to increase funding for cancer research. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse recently launched a food accelerator program. Isabella Cassell, SEG’s food and health venture development manager; Kelly Ramirez, CEO; and Cayla Mackey, university … more
Serve Rhode Island and five local service-oriented organizations will share $2.2 million in federal AmeriCorps funding, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Friday. more
The newly established Heritage Harbor Foundation, the successor of Heritage Harbor Corp., has created a $3.6 million endowment to fund projects concerning Rhode Island history. more
Why did you select your profession? I'm passionate about making health care understandable and affordable. Helping retirees navigate Medicare is a first step in improving health literacy. What's the best career advice you've received? … more
Rhode Island received a grade of B+ for enacting workplace policies that support new parents, according to the report Expecting Better: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Expecting and New Parents. more
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