Updated March 27 at 6:35pm
Advocacy
352 results total, viewing 81 - 90
Family Service of Rhode Island has been awarded $499,513 through the federal Administration for Children and Families to support the “Together Forever Project,” which focuses on helping children in state care who have been waiting for an adoptive home for at least two years. more
Rhode Island ranks No. 26 in the country and last in New England for overall child well-being, according to the 2014 Kids Count Data Book released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation on Tuesday. more
More senior women own their homes today, but those who have a mortgage are burdened by the cost, according to HousingWorks RI. more
The Providence Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index issued by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
The Ocean State Network for Children and Families recently earned accreditation from the Council on Accreditation. more
Rhode Island was recognized for marriage equality and passage of basic non-discrimination and hate crimes laws, but still has work to do, according to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and Mayor Allan Fung will visit members of the Cranston Senior Services’ Retired Senior Volunteer Program on Monday morning to thank them for their volunteerism and announce more than $150,000 in federal funding to boost their efforts. more
Rhode Island tied for fifth place with New Jersey for having 95.6 percent of children ages 19- to 35-months-old having received the recommended vaccination against measles, mumps and rubella. more
Brown University and the University of Rhode Island are among the top LGBT-friendly college campuses in the country, according to the nonprofit Campus Pride. more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State recently received a $30,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum into the mentoring agency’s site-based programming. more
« Prev | 1 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 36 | Next »