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Executive director of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities talks about the humanities role in economic development. more
Fellowship Health Resources Inc. has acquired Harbor House of Providence, a clubhouse for people recovering from mental illness that was in danger of closing due to lack of funding. 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
Seventeen people in Rhode Island opened a total of 27 checking and savings accounts to deposit tax refunds during the 2014 tax season through an award-winning pilot program run by the nonprofit Capital Good Fund in Providence. more
Debra J. Greenhalgh was recently selected as a Daily Point of Light by the Points of Light Foundation, which honors individuals and groups who make a positive impact through their volunteer efforts. Aside from being a project manager and systems engineer for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center for more than 19 years, Greenhalgh has also served as a scuba-diving instructor, providing therapeutic in-water and scuba-diving experiences for people with disabilities, terminal illness and adaptive needs for the past 10 years. She holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of New Haven, an M.S. in software engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and she is pursuing her Ph.D. in system engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School. more
Providence College awarded McAuley Village, a two-year transitional housing program for single parents, a $5,000 grant from the college’s Making a Difference Fund. more
Adoption Rhode Island, an organization that supports children in state care and connects them to “forever families,” raised more than $55,000 at its 30th anniversary spring gala on May 3. 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
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