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Asian and Hispanic children in Rhode Island scored among the lowest in the country in a national study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation measuring how children of different racial and ethnic backgrounds compare on key educational and developmental milestones. more
Rhode Island saw 1,468 foreclosures for single-family and multifamily homes in 2013, a 10.2 percent decline from 1,634 foreclosures the previous year, affordable homes coalition HousingWorks RI reported Friday. Overall, 22 Rhode Island cities and towns saw foreclosures decline last year, while 12 municipalities and Providence’s East Side saw foreclosures increase and five saw no change. more
Panera fundraising campaign for Children’s Friend, a recreation of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and more. more
United Way of Rhode Island is seeking applicants for funding for its Merger and Shared Services Fund. more
Amos House President and CEO Eileen Hayes this week kicked off the public phase of a $6 million capital campaign to build a new, three-level community center. more
WJAR-TV NBC 10 news anchor and reporter Mario Hilario is serving as chairman for the AIDS Project Rhode Island’s Dining Out for Life fundraiser. more
Modeled on a traditional library, a human library consists of “human books” – real people who have volunteered to tell their personal stories and to answer questions about life experiences. more
The Providence Journal Charitable Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a $7,500 grant to the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre for production of “Macbeth.” more
The Steel Yard, a nonprofit, is launching a new scholarship program in the industrial arts. more
Teens and youth helped break ground for a renovated clubhouse and addition for the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on March 14. The ceremony took place at the Alfred Elson Jr. Clubhouse at One Moeller Place. more
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