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Advocacy
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The Ocean State again fell into the “building equality” category in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual index that assesses the status of state legislation affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality across the nation. more
The Rhode Island Foundation said Monday that it awarded $17.2 million in grants to fund dozens of programs serving Rhode Islanders throughout the state in the first half of 2015 – the highest amount in recent years. 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 Rhode Island-based branch of Operation Stand Down hosted its first Boots on the Ground Memorial last weekend as the nation marked Memorial Day. more
Bank of America has named the House of Hope Community Development Corp. as a 2015 Neighborhood Builder, awarding it $200,000 in funding. more
A Providence elementary school has received $20,000 to put toward student health from the National Football League, Rhode Island dairy farm families and the New England Patriots. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning center to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick on … more
Dana Borrelli-Murray, the executive director of the Highlander Institute, discusses the organization's latest venture, EduvateRI. She is seeking businesses and entrepreneurs who want to bring innovative ideas and platforms to education. more
As part of its Pedals for Medals campaign, Operation Homefront is seeking volunteers and sponsors residing in New England states to donate either a 30-minute workout on a stationery bike or sponsor a rider to raise awareness and funds for veterans, military families and wounded warriors this July. more
Higher Ground International, a nonprofit nongovernmental organization working here and in the rural communities of West Africa, is now offering services at its new headquarters at the Rukiya C7nt. more
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