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Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
An “Alice in Wonderland”-themed fundraiser to benefit the Association of Migraine Disorders’ interdisciplinary migraine pathology research will be held at Newport’s Fort Adams State Park on Aug. 7. more
Warwick is one of the best-run cities in the United States, according to a study by WalletHub. more
Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
Sailor, surfer and part-time ski instructor in Aspen, Colo., Clive Bridgham is going to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – but not as an athlete. Rather, the sports medicine chiropractic physician, who maintains a solo practice in Barrington, will volunteer in the Olympic Village’s Polyclinic, as a medical volunteer treating athletes before and during the Olympic Games. more
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which aims to fight opioid addiction and promote opioid prevention and treatment programs comprehensively on several fronts, will soon become federal law. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations that assist and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities of Rhode Island. more
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island Chapter will celebrate National Philanthropy Day at the Twin River Event Center on Nov. 18. The day is an annual celebration of philanthropy, and hundreds will gather to honor, recognize and applaud the work of local nonprofits, volunteers and donors for the impact they have on organizations and communities throughout Rhode Island. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
The Southside Community Land Trust has hired three Volunteers in Service to America associates, a position funded by Hunger Free America, Wal-Mart and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to help out during the growing and harvest season. more
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