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Advocacy
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President of the Junior League of Rhode Island Inc. talks about resources to support people who age out of foster care. more
Amos House President and CEO Eileen Hayes this week kicked off the public phase of a $6 million capital campaign to build a new, three-level community center. more
WJAR-TV NBC 10 news anchor and reporter Mario Hilario is serving as chairman for the AIDS Project Rhode Island’s Dining Out for Life fundraiser. more
Rhode Island saw 1,468 foreclosures for single-family and multifamily homes in 2013, a 10.2 percent decline from 1,634 foreclosures the previous year, affordable homes coalition HousingWorks RI reported Friday. Overall, 22 Rhode Island cities and towns saw foreclosures decline last year, while 12 municipalities and Providence’s East Side saw foreclosures increase and five saw no change. more
Modeled on a traditional library, a human library consists of “human books” – real people who have volunteered to tell their personal stories and to answer questions about life experiences. more
Asian and Hispanic children in Rhode Island scored among the lowest in the country in a national study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation measuring how children of different racial and ethnic backgrounds compare on key educational and developmental milestones. more
Mentors get support, Alex and Ani help out the Junior League, red is the color to wear and more. more
Literacy Volunteers of Kent County has been re-accredited by ProLiteracy, a national adult literacy organization. more
The van Beuren Charitable Foundation has awarded 80 grants, totaling $4.7 million, to Newport and Rhode Island organizations that improve the quality of life in Newport County. more
Raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from the current $7.25 an hour could help more than 89,300 Rhode Islanders and 453,100 Bay Staters make ends meet, according to a state-by-state analysis released by the White House last week. more
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