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An arts learning collaboration by FirstWorks and National Grid to expose students to the arts recently culminated in a June 3 student performance. more
In a new study released by the National Partnership for Women & Families, Rhode Island scored a “B” for its family and medical leave policies and accommodations for pregnant workers, landing the Ocean State among the states with the best protections for working parents nationwide. more
Rhode Island has the lowest gun-death rate in the country, 3.14 deaths per 100,000 people, based on 2011 data released in a new study by the national nonprofit Violence Policy Center. more
Of 250 small and medium-sized nonprofits surveyed by Third Sector New England, 43 percent of their staff members earn less than $28,000 a year. more
Elena Calderón Patiño, the Rhode Island director of the community arts program at the R.I. State Council on the Arts, has been named to the board of directors for the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. more
The Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission recently awarded $59,300 in grants to seven local historic-preservation programs. more
Downtown shops unite for benefit, Brass Attack benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters and more. more
Fourteen nonprofits received $247,500 worth of grants designed to foster employment opportunities from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation this month. The grants are intended to help connect the unemployed, underemployed, youth and those with disabilities to training and employment options, said Bill Hatfield, Rhode Island president, Bank of America. more
The first 25 participants in a family learning program at Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island graduated on June 12. more
GTECH Corp. recently donated $2,500 to the Providence Public School Department to host a Books Are Wings Book Party for hundreds of children at the George J. West Elementary School. more
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