A report released Thursday by gun-violence prevention group Everytown for Gun Safety found that Rhode Island is among 12 states that have reported fewer than 100 records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System designed to help keep individuals considered dangerously mentally ill from purchasing guns.
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island on May 19 released “Global Rhode Island,” a yearlong project designed to develop more inclusive policies, programs and practices for the state’s immigrants and target their skills for a growing economy.
The Providence Children’s Museum has been awarded a three-year National and Community Service Grant from AmeriCorps program, and will receive $159,600 annually for 12 full-time AmeriCorps members.
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