Updated March 26 at 6:25pm
Advocacy
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In its first round of funding since establishment last year, the state’s inaugural Domestic Violence Prevention Fund awarded a shared total of $179,755 in funding to five projects that aim to prevent dating and domestic violence. more
A 25-year veteran of the public relations and development industry, Marlene LeRoy now serves as the director of public relations and development at Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island. more
Marking the 23rd year of funding, a one-year $65,000 grant was awarded to the YWCA of Rhode Island from the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. more
In mid-January, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick announced it would open its third location, which will be situated within the Lloyd Cooper Armory on Sandy Lane. more
Rhode Island’s high school students can now access $1.8 million in college scholarships managed by the Rhode Island Foundation, according to a Thursday announcement made by the nonprofit philanthropic organization. more
Save The Bay is accepting nominations for its 2017 Environmental Achievement Award and Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy. more
Rhode Island has improved its four-year graduation rate by 15 percentage points in a decade, but many Hispanic and African-American students living in lower-income families are not experiencing the same success as their Asian and white, higher-income counterparts, according to R.I. KIDS COUNT’s new report released Monday. more
The University of Rhode Island ranked 21st among medium-sized schools on the Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, with 15 undergraduate alumni currently serving worldwide. more
Multiple free programs designed to increase education and career success for thousands of low-income Rhode Island students have been announced by the College Crusade of Rhode Island. more
As a young man, Bernard Georges emigrated from Haiti to Rhode Island, where he graduated from Central High School in Providence. He later went on to receive a master’s degree in public administration from Roger Williams University in 2014. more
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