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Advocacy
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Sierra Barter didn't set out to begin a national movement when she started a nonprofit social organization, The Lady Project. Instead, she and her friend co-founded what they thought would be a fun way for interesting women to network, for … more
"There's a big misconception that people are homeless because they did something wrong or … if they would just get a job, they wouldn't be homeless," said Karen Santilli, Crossroads Rhode Island's formerchief marketing and strategy officer and new … more
Helping organizations grow by building on their strengths is Marcia Cone's forte. After spending the better part of a decade building the nonprofit The Women's Fund, Cone in July decided to tap into a longstanding consulting practice and … more
David V. Devault, vice chair, secretary and chief financial officer of Washington Trust Bancorp, is the business leadership award winner in Providence Business News’ 15th annual competition. more
A day after campaign-finance crusader Larry Lessig dropped his bizarre bid for the presidency, Seattle became the first city in the country to adopt a law that he and other reformers have been seeking for years: publicly funded vouchers for … more
Community Care Alliance President/CEO discusses the agency’s work, which includes human services support for mental health, housing and basic needs, addictions, trauma, child well-being, education and employment. more
A total of 43 projects in all 39 towns and cities across the state will share $500,000 in Centennial Community Grants funding distributed by the Rhode Island Foundation to mark its 100th anniversary, the organization said Wednesday. more
An anonymous donor is offering fundraising support to help the Roger Williams Park Zoo raise the money needed to restore its harbor seal exhibit by late summer. more
(Updated 4:57 p.m.) WHEN David Stem noticed the Providence Revolving Fund sign on the George C. Arnold building downtown two years ago, he thought the structure might make a "cool" project. Restoring the 1923 building, highlighted for preservation by the … more
Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
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