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Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
Arizona may have displaced Rhode Island as the least charitable state, but the Ocean State remains in the bottom 10 on WalletHub’s annual list. more
Rhode Island is one of the states with the narrowest racial divide, according to a recent report from 24/7 Wall St., which examined equality issues in all 50 states. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
In honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS Project RI will offer expanded testing hours for HIV, Hepatitis C and syphilis on Tuesday, Feb. 7. more
The Providence and North Providence housing authorities will share $102,745 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue their work to end veteran homelessness. more
The American Heart Association recognized Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed for her commitment to fighting heart disease and stroke at an award ceremony at the Statehouse on May 25. more
Providence lawyer Henry Kates is leading the YMCA of Greater Providence on an interim basis until a new CEO is hired. more
The Boys & Girls Club of Taunton recently received a $5,000 donation from Mechanics Cooperative Bank, which will go toward its emergency building repair fund. more
For its support and development of the local ScoutReach program, which provides more than 1,000 urban and at-risk youth with scouting opportunities, Bristol County Savings Bank was awarded the Scouting Urban Outreach Service Award from the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America early last month. more
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