Updated October 21 at 12:30am
Social Welfare
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Rhode Island ranks as one of the worst states for families to have a richer life, according to a study released Monday by GOBankingrates.com. more
From health care issues to housing problems, hundreds of nonprofits serving Rhode Islanders benefited from the $18.2 million the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded during the first half of 2016, the organization announced Friday. more
Rhode Island is one of the states with the narrowest racial divide, according to a recent report from 24/7 Wall St., which examined equality issues in all 50 states. more
(Updated 12:55 p.m. and 3:39 p.m.) New Bedford and Fall River mayors are being asked by Massachusetts health care workers, labor leaders and social justice advocates to hold additional meetings about the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England. more
Rhode Island-based visual artists have until Aug. 18 to apply for the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
The Ocean State ranks the lowest in New England in a listing of the best and worst states to have a baby, but still ranks among the top 20 best states in the nation. more
Rhode Island received a grade of B+ for enacting workplace policies that support new parents, according to the report Expecting Better: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Expecting and New Parents. more
Michael DeVos has been appointed as ONE Neighborhood Builders’ new executive director. more
Providence College will celebrate its 100th anniversary with events starting Aug. 29 and continuing until the end of the 2016 fall semester. more
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
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