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"We are not like previous generations," Kevin McGovern said, when asked what nonprofits should expect from the rising generation of young adults. "We want to be a part of the solution, not just viewed as a donor; we want our voice and opinions heard … more
Over the past three years the board and staff of Crossroads Rhode Island have engineered a massive overhaul of the organization's mission and methods, and in the process, created permanent housing for some of the state's most needy people. … more
PROVIDENCE – The state Senate passed legislation March 31 designed to curtail the theft of wages from employees by unscrupulous employers. The measures offer employees improved methods for collecting unpaid wages, The Valley Breeze reported. … more
Prevent Child Abuse America has accredited Family Service of Rhode Island, a Healthy Families America affiliate, as a provider of high-quality home visiting services for expectant mothers and families with newborns and young children. more
The Southcoast Health Patient and Family Advisory Council, which provides a platform for improved communication between patients, families and staff and serves as an advisory resource to administration and trustees, is seeking new members. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $2.7 million in grants from its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island to improve the quality and affordability of health care in Rhode Island. more
The Sojourner House Masquerade Ball has raised more than $50,000 to support survivors of domestic violence in Rhode Island. more
School district and community partners from the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet attended a daylong summit at the White House on Oct. 21 on how to surmount barriers for first-generation students seeking financial aid. more
The Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America is preparing for its annual Scouting for Food/Good Turn Drive for the 28th consecutive year. more
Care New England is holding an event to honor its employees who have served in the United States military. more
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